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):
Dental Assistant III: Two (2) Full-time positions available for our Bellevue Specialty Dental Clinic.Saturdays may be required on occasions. Candidate will assist the dental provider in the delivery of dental procedures allowed by the WA State Dental Practice Act. Other responsibilities are as follows: assist provider in Restorative, Prosthodontics, Endodontics, Orthodontics, Oral Surgery procedures, and any other procedures allowed by the WA Dental Practice Act.
As a Dental Assistant III applicant must be knowledgeable of the proper sterilization methods and OSHA regulations including QI. Able to duplicate and mount radiographs, place temporary restorations, take impressions, pour and trim models, place retraction cord, place matrix bands, perform coronal polish and give fluoride treatments. Duties include maintaining proper records for material safety data sheets (MSDS), spore test, inventory of dental supplies, assist in training new Dental Assistants and organize schedules to generate check lists for maintenance of dental procedures.
Qualifications and/or Requirements:
+ Must have a valid WA state license, basic life support (BLS) certification
+ Dental record experience and familiarity with the utilization of computers and organizational skills
+ Excellent customer service skills required for this position.
+ Must be able to communicate, read and write in English and have the ability to interpret common written material about dentistry.
+ Bilingual in English/Spanish is preferred for this position.
DA III: Must have 2 years? working experience. Employees with no formal training must have a minimum of 3 years? experience working in a Dental Assistant position.
Sea Mar offers talented and motivated people the opportunity to work in a dynamic and growing community health organization. Working at Sea Mar Community Health Centers is more than just a job, it?s a fulfilling career. Employees working 30 or more hours receive an excellent benefit package; Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Prescription coverage, paid-time-off starting between 15-27 days per year plus 10 paid Holidays. We also offer 401(k)/Retirement options and an exciting opportunity to work in a culturally diverse environment.
To apply for this position, complete the online application and click SUBMIT or APPLY NOW. If you have any questions regarding the position, email Jennifer Vigil, Regional Dental Manager at JenniferVigil@seamarchc.org
Sea Mar is an Equal Opportunity Employer
This position is represented by Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU).