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Job title: Dental Assistant II

Company: Sea Mar Community Health Centers

Job description: Sea Mar Community Health Centers, a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) founded in 1978, is a community-based organization committed to providing quality, comprehensive health, human, housing, educational and cultural services to diverse communities, specializing in service to Latinos in Washington State. Sea Mar proudly serves all persons without regard to race, ethnicity, immigration status, gender, or sexual orientation, and regardless of ability to pay for services. Sea Mar's network of services includes more than 90 medical, dental, and behavioral health clinics and a wide variety of nutritional, social, and educational services. We are recruiting for the following position(s):

Sea Mar is a mandatory COVID-19 and flu vaccine organization

Dental Assistant II - Posting #23716

Hourly Wage: $21.35

Position Summary:

On-call position available for our Bellevue Dental Clinic. The Dental Assistant will provide Dental Providers all necessary chair side assistance using four-handed dentistry technique (as specified in the Dental Assistant Manual) with procedures in categories as required: Diagnostic, Preventative, Restorative, Endodontics, Periodontics, Oral Surgery, Prosthodontic, Orthodontics and other services allowed by the Washington Dental Practice Act. Provide patient education and instructions to patients before, after, and during any dental procedure. Obtain accurate blood pressure readings and other vital signs as directed by Dental Provider. Assist patients, both private pay and with insurance, by providing treatment plans and cost estimates and sequencing of treatments. Complete insurance pre-authorizations; verify patient eligibility and benefits as directed by Dental Assistant III, Dentist, Dental Supervisor or Regional Dental Manager. Assist the Dental Assistant III and the Dental Supervisor or Regional Dental Manager in coordinating the training of new employees and/or dental trainees. The duties and responsibilities for this position may vary with changes occurring in the clinic activities or requirements. The supervisor or Regional Dental Manager may assign temporary work in other departments or other dental sites.

Qualifications and/or Education:

  • Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent (GED).
  • Have completed a formal Dental Assistant program at a College, Technical Institute or equivalent.
  • A minimum of 6 months of work experience is required. Employee with no formal training must have a minimum of 18 months’ work experience in a Dental Assistant position.
  • All Dental Assistants must be registered with the Washington State Department of Health. Failure to keep current on your registration will be grounds for disciplinary action, including suspension and up to termination.
  • This position must obtain Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR within 90 days of hire date and is required to maintain current BLS CPR throughout employment.
  • TB testing annually and a current Washington State Dental Registration.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred not required.

How to Apply:

To apply for this position, complete the online application and click SUBMIT or APPLY NOW. If you have any questions regarding the position, email Alma Jimenez, Dental Supervisor, AlmaJimenez@seamarchc.org

Sea Mar is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted 06/14/2022

External candidates are considered after 06/17/2022

This position is represented by Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU).

Please visit our website to learn more about us at www.seamarchc.org. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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Location: Bellevue, WA

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