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Columbia Basin Health Association Dental Support Coordinator in Othello, Washington

Responsible for training new dental assistants and ongoing continuing education to provide all Dentists and Hygienists high quality assistance with various dental procedures and patient care, including appropriate and culturally competent patient education. Also responsible to assure that the dental clinics are operating with appropriate equipment and supplies. In addition, they are to help the Director of Dental Operations in day to day management of the dental clinic in an orderly and efficient manner.

At Columbia Basin Health Association (CBHA) we never have to wonder whether the work we do is worthwhile. Each day we see victories and successes, big and small, in the lives of people who count on us.

Partner with Columbia Basin Health Association (CBHA) for a rewarding career. Your dream to promote health and wellness, work with passionate people, and feel accomplished for doing important work while earning a reasonable paycheck is possible with us. Be a part of a healthcare movement as you grow your career. The size and culture of the organization provides an opportunity to work closely with leadership, lead initiatives, and see the results of your hard work. You ability to make an impact is limited only by your passion and creativity.

  • Responsible for orientation and on-going training of CBHA’s dental assistants and dental support staff

  • Responsible for assuring that dental assistant staff are knowledgeable of and compliant with regulatory standards as well as specified CBHA clinical standards that promote patient safety, positive outcomes and complete patient care, including, but not limited to, the use of AIDET

  • Able to function as a dental assistant when needed for training, demonstration or staff coverage.

  • Trains to current infection control standards, audits sterilization procedures, and develops appropriate corrective action training (if needed) in conjunction with the Director of Dental Operations.

  • Coordination of Dental Office Operations

  • Promotes a positive work culture and upholds clinic policies and procedures, including the WE CARE Standards of Behavior.

  • Must uphold confidentiality at all times in regards to CBHA activities, reports, financials, patient health information and other proprietary information specific to CBHA.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Professional and Technical Knowledge:

  • Possesses a basic level of written and verbal communication, computer and mathematical skill and knowledge typically acquired through completion of a high school program.

  • Ability to assess dental problems quickly and accurately.

  • Must have working knowledge of hygiene/sterilization techniques.

  • Must have a dental assistant certification with DANB or 3 years chair side assisting experience with CBHA or other dental office.

  • Ability to be trained in other duties such as additional orthodontic training, endodontic training, oral surgery training, periodontics surgery training and pediatric dental procedures.

License and Certification:

  • Ability to obtain Registered Dental Assistant License through Washington State.

  • Possesses CPR certification or ability to obtain within designated timeframe.

  • Possesses AIDS education or ability to obtain within designated timeframe.

Technical Skills:

  • Ability to prepare basic correspondence and simple reports in Microsoft Word.

  • Ability to use Microsoft Excel to create tables and simple displays of information.

  • Ability to use electronic dental records software.

ID: 2020-1369

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Street: 1515 E. Columbia St.