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Now hiring: Dental Assistant at Genesis Community Health

TITLE: Dental Assistant

STATUS: Part-Time (20-24 hours per week)

REPORTS: Dental Coordinator

LOCATION: Garden City, Idaho

Duties and Responsibilities


  • Assist chair side on all procedures

  • Take digital x-rays

  • Chart patient information

  • Works closely with medical staff to coordinate patient care and medication needs

  • Patient chart and schedule review to prepare for the following week’s clinic

  • Communicate with other dental clinic staff/volunteers to ensure an efficient and well-run clinic


  • Set up and break down dental rooms

  • Keep stock, organize, and maintain dental supplies

  • Track dental clinic inventory

  • Operate and maintain dental equipment

  • Sterilize dental equipment

  • Open and close clinic as needed


  • Schedule patients

  • Provide phone triage of dental patients

  • Understand patient eligibility requirements and communicate to applicants

  • Fill in for the Dental Coordinator when absent

  • Train and assist volunteers and students

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • A committed Christian, demonstrating a growing personal relationship with Jesus Christ

  • Ability to work Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays

  • Prior experience in the dental office with gentle chair side manner

  • Above-average interpersonal communication skills

  • Working with compassion

  • Working knowledge of dental terminology

  • Experience with radiography

  • OSHA asepsis knowledge and dependability

  • Ability to work with a large team of volunteers

  • A strongly self-motivated person able to succeed with minimal resources and supervision

  • Ability to pray for patients

Preferred Qualifications

  • Fluent in Spanish. Written and verbal.

  • EagleSoft or Dentrix experience with Eaglesoft is a plus

  • Completion of accredited dental assistant program and CDA

  • Fundamental Duties, Expanded Functions Certification

Working conditions and physical demands

  • Ability to sit, stand, bend and stoop for periods of time.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, multitasking, and stressful environment.

  • Exposure to heat and air conditioning.

  • Ability to respond to emergency/crisis situations.

  • Exposure to ill people

  • Exposure to blood and/or body fluids.


$15.00 - $18.00 per hour To Apply


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