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Sea Mar Community Health Centers Dental Assistant I or II in Bellevue, Washington

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 I or II - Posting #22323

Position Summary:

Full-time Dental Assistant position available for our Bellevue Dental Clinics. Ideal candidates will have proven excellent customer services skills, demonstrate an enthusiastic & professional demeanor, and excel at multi-tasking. Dental Assistants are an integral part of the care team; ensuring patient flow and providing quality patient care in a safe and timely manner.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Assist the dental provider in the delivery of dental procedures in accordance with the WA State Dental Practice Act including but not limited to Restorative, Prosthodontics, Endodontics, Orthodontics, Oral Surgery procedures

  • Identify and categorize each patient’s age-specific grouping of needs, such as those for infant, adolescents, and geriatric patients

  • Keep inventory of dental supplies

  • Assist in training new Dental Assistants

The duties and responsibilities for this position may change with changes occurring in the clinic activities or requirements. The supervisor may assign temporary work in other departments or other dental sites.

Qualifications and/or Experience:

  • Must be a registered Dental Assistant with the State of Washington

  • Must have basic life support (BLS) certification

  • Must have organization skills, and familiarity with the utilization of computers.

  • Excellent customer service skills is a must.

  • Must have dental record experience

  • Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred but not required.

  • Candidates with no formal training must have a minimum of 1 year work experience in a Dental Assistant

As a Dental Assistant II, a minimum of 6 months work experience is required. Candidates with no formal training must have a minimum of 18 months of work experience in a Dental Assistant position.

What We Offer:

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 with opportunity for advancement. Full-time employees working 30 hours or more, receive an excellent benefit package of Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Prescription coverage, Long Term Disability, EAP (Employee Assistance Program), paid-time-off starting at 24 days per year + 10 paid Holidays. We offer 401(k)/Retirement options and an exciting opportunity to work in a culturally diverse environment.

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 Tia White, Dental Supervisor at TiaWhite@seamarchc.org

Sea Mar is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted 09/14/2021

External candidates considered after 09/17/2021

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

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