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
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
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
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