Dental Assistant

Jun 18 2019
Waimanalo Health Center |Waimanalo|Full Time
Category: Healthcare
Job Description

 

We are a community health center located in majestic Waimanalo, where our mission is to provide the highest level of primary and preventative health care services, with special attention to the needs of Native Hawaiians and the medically underserved, and improving the health and wellness of individuals and their `ohana (family) regardless of their ability to pay. We are committed to improving the quality of life for the people of Hawaii.

 

Our Values

 

Mālama (stewardship)- We listen to people with our full attention, seeking to know them and understand their healthcare and wellness needs and aspirations for themselves, their family and the Waimānalo community. We will respond, to the best of our abilities, as caring, compassionate, engaged and professional partners in healthcare.

 

`Ohana (family)- We believe that wellness embraces the whole family and we welcome their participation in the healthcare of their loved ones. Our belief extends to the Waimānalo community-at-large where we build the foundation of good health and wellness for everyone, and we seek collaborative partners who share our values and vision.

 

Pono(rightness and balance) - We know that quality healthcare starts with people’s trust in our services and the excellence of our care for them and the resources entrusted to us to meet their needs. We are committed to maintaining their trust by treating people with respect and confidentiality, and by being open about our organizational practices and results, seeking to continuously improve our work.

 

We are seeking a dedicated, talented and team-oriented Dental Assistant to join our `ohana (family) to support our mission and values.

 

SUMMARY

Waimanalo Health Center (WHC) is looking for a full time dental assistant in a general dentistry setting. One year of dental assisting experience is preferred. Available days to include Monday through Friday with flexibility for half day on Saturday. Compensation based on experience and skill level.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

·         Able to assist dentist with four handed dentistry

·         Understanding of dental practices and techniques

·         Basic computer skills to access electronic dental records

·         Taking digital radiographs

·         Alginate impression taking

·         Setup and cleanup of dental operatory

·         Sterilization and organization of instruments

 

BENEFITS

 

·         Health Benefits (Medical, Dental Drug, Vision) – Employee coverage paid by WHC

·         Discounted Medical and Dental services provided by WHC

·         Paid Holidays – 10 Full days and 2 Half Days

·         Paid Time Off (PTO)

·         Paid Wellness Hour

·         Wellness Bucks - $200 annually

·         Group Term Life Insurance

·         Supplemental Group-term Life Insurance & AD&D Insurance

·         Employee Retirement Savings Pan 403(b) – Employer match 50% of employee contribution up

          to a maximum of 3% of employee wages

·         Flexible Spending Program

·         Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

·         Longevity Benefit – After 10 or more years of service

·         Tuition Assistance Program

·         Free Parking

·         and more.....