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Dental Assistant

Dental Assistant

Division

Healthcare Management

Employment Type

Staff

Location

Anchorage, Alaska


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Job Description:

A Dental Assistant is needed in a coastal community in Alaska, not too far from Anchorage. This person would be responsible for providing chair-side assistance to dental providers in all phases of restorative, prosthodontic, surgical, endodontic, pediatric, and periodontic treatment as provided in general dentistry.

 

Qualifications for this Dental Assistant role:

  • Must have a High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Must have CDA (Certified Dental Assistant Certificate).
  • Must have at least one year of dental experience in a dental work environment.

Responsibilities for the Dental Assistant position:

  • Patient care, office, and laboratory duties while assisting chair-side.
  • Make patients as comfortable as possible in the dental chair and prepares them for treatment.
  • Sterilizes and disinfects instruments and instructs patients on pre and post-operative procedures.
  • Reviews patients' medical history and medications.
  • Prepares materials for impressions and restorations, takes x-rays, and processes x-ray film.
  • Assists with office duties and scheduling and confirming of appointments.
  • Instructs patients on appropriate oral hygiene and makes impressions.
  • Village travel approximately 60 days per season (August-May).
  • Must be comfortable in small aircrafts.

Benefits:

  • 30+ PTO days for year one employees.
  • No State Income Tax!
  • No employee contribution for health, medical, and dental!
  • Temporary housing options.
  • Relocation assistance.

All interested candidates should submit their resume for further details regarding this position.

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