Dental Assistant

Klamath Tribal Health & Family S   Chiloquin, OR   Full-time     Dentistry
Posted on May 14, 2022
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Dental Assistant Step 9 ($32,936) – Step 28 ($57,754) Full Benefits Non-Mgt., Regular, Full-Time This position is located in Chiloquin. The Dental Assistant assists the Dentist(s) on all routine and chair-side duties for dental procedures. The Dental Assistant will work as part of a dental team servicing the Klamath Tribes and other eligible Native Americans. Training may be provided as needed. Routine duties shall include providing health care related services to individuals eligible for services provided by Klamath Tribal Health & Family Services in homes, schools, clinics, alternate job sites and other community locations within the Klamath Tribes’ Service Unit.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Assist Dentist/Hygienist in seating and preparing patients for treatment. 2. Prepare dental trays according to Dentist’s instructions. 3. Correctly expose, develop, and mount radiographs.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: Ability to learn the use of dental instruments, operatories, and equipment. Ability to learn dental terminology used for procedures, equipment, and preparation for treatment. Skill and dexterity in performing all intra-oral and extra-oral techniques.

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION: Required to possess a High School Diploma or Equivalent. (Must submit copy of diploma or transcripts with application.) Required to possess an Oregon certification of Radiological Proficiency and/or the Federal Indian Health Services online courses. (Must submit copy of certification with application). Required to acquire and maintain BLS certification within 180 days of hire; strongly recommend certification within 90 days of hire, probationary period will be extended for a maximum of 180 days pending certification