Dental Assistant

San Benito Health Foundation

About the organization

I would like to invite you to make San Benito Health Foundation your community Patient Centered Health Home (PCHH).
A health home is a place where you will receive all of your primary medical care, dental and wellness needs. We are an integrated health home who coordinates comprehensive care for all of our patients regardless of their ability to pay. We have served San Benito and the surrounding counties since 1975 and were designated as a Federally Funded Community Health Center in July 2007. The Foundation offers Medical, Dental, Behavioral Health, Comprehensive Perinatal Service Program (CPSP) and the supplemental nutrition program Woman, Infants and Children (WIC). San Benito Health Foundation offers preventative services meant to keep you and your whole family healthy.

Duties

Great opportunity for new Dental Assistant looking to make a difference at the community level, and work with a dental team to provide preventive dental care to a multicultural patient population. We believe in the practice of evidenced based dentistry. We stay current with the latest scientific American Dental Association approved dentistry recommendation. The dental assistant is a vital part of the Patient Centered Health Home model. Along with the dental team, he or she will provide preventive dental care and is crossed trained through the various departments to offer optimal service to our patient population.

Dental Assistant is a full-time position responsible for assisting the dentist in the direct provision of primary care dental services to patients of the center Dental Assistants play a vital role in a dental procedure and in the dental practice. Dental assistants work to assist the patient and doctor in various ways that allow for the procedure and practice to flow seamlessly. Dental Assistants tasks include seating the patient, verifying the patient’s identity, obtaining vitals, preparing the chair for the procedure including obtaining x rays prescribed by the provider, first assisting the provider during the procedure and cleaning up (sterilizing). As well as, preparing patients for oral examination, assisting in providing treatment, all aspects of chair-side assisting, documenting in the Electric Health Records System (EHR).

Qualifications

Applicants must meet the following criteria:
Successful completion of an accredited Dental Assistant Program
Current State of California X-Ray License
Current CPR Certification
Basic Computer Skills
Current and Valid California’s Driver’s License
Bilingual/Spanish is a must

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

SBHF offers a competitive compensation and benefit package, which includes medical, dental vision, and life insurance, as well as a 403(b) retirement plan.

We welcome applications from new graduates.

To apply for this position please email [email protected] make sure to include your , resume

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