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Children's Dental Services

636 Broadway St NE
Minneapolis, MN, United States

Phone: 612-746-1530
Web Site: www.childrensdentalservices.org

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Licensed Dental Assistant-LDA


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Job ID:

3284

Location:

Minneapolis, MN, United States 

Category:

Dental, Health Care Services

Salary:

per hour
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Job Views:

117

Zip Code:

55413

Employment Type:

Full time, Part time

Posted:

07.06.2017
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Occupations:

Medical-Health: Dental Assistant-Hygienist

Job Description:

Children’s Dental Services is an independent, non-profit agency dedicated to improving the oral health of children from families with low incomes by providing accessible treatment and education in our diverse community since 1919. 
 
Duties: 
 Assist in the dental treatment of patients to include seating patients, providing dentist with instruments and equipment; charting examination and treatment results on patient’s dental record. Provide culturally competent care to diverse patients. 
 Clean, sterilize and assemble instruments, supplies and equipment required for specific dental procedures. 
 Take, develop and mount intra and extra oral radiographs using film and take digital radiographs. 
 Record treatment results on patient’s dental record; instruct patients in the care of teeth and appliances; provide instructional materials as required. 
 Schedule and confirm appointments, greet patients/families and process dental records as required. 
 Provide oral health instruction. 
 Help families without insurance apply for public assistance programs and refer them to CDS’ sliding scale discount program. 
 Deliver and set up equipment and supplies at the various work sites around the Twin Cities area. 
 Perform outreach and/or oral health presentations in the Twin Cities community and surrounding area: attend school-sponsored events, health or community fairs, or other events. 
 Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

Job Requirements:

Qualifications: 
Work requires the ability to assist a dentist in examining and treating patients generally acquired through completion of an approved dental assistant course. 
Fluency in English required. Bilingual in Spanish, Somali, Oromo, or Hmong is a plus. 
Comfort or experience working in a multi-cultural environment preferred. 
Ability to lift 50 to 80 pounds helpful. 
Work requires travel to various clinical locations within Twin Cities metropolitan area (all clinics are accessible by Metro Transit bus system). Great opportunity to grow with a fast-paced non-profit organization. 
Excellent preparation for career or further education in public or community health. 
For more information, visit our website at www.childrensdentalservices.org 
If interested, please submit cover letter and resume to: Sarah Wovcha, Executive Director, swovcha@childrensdentalservices.org 
Erianna Reyelts, Assistant Director, ereyelts2@childrensdentalservices.org 
Alyssa Beaulieu, Manager, abeaulieu@childrensdentalservices.org 
Additional contact information: 
*Telephone: 612-746-1530 ext: 207 
*Fax: 612-746-1531 
*Paper mail: attn: Sarah Wovcha Children’s Dental Services 636 Broadway St. NE Minneapolis, MN 55413