Dental Assistant

Job Description:

Per business needs, will accept either a Dental Assistant I or Dental Assistant II.

What you will do: Assist in the delivery of pediatric dental care. Apply the knowledge and skill necessary to provide appropriate interactions with staff, patients and families of all ages.

More about us: Rich in community heritage, Odessa Brown Children's Clinic (OBCC) is a community clinic of Seattle Children's Hospital located in Seattle's Central District. Children from birth through 21 receive care from a team of specially trained pediatric care providers. OBCC provides medical, dental, mental health and nutrition services to all families, regardless of their ability to pay.

Employer Highlights

  • Community Impact: Sponsored by Seattle Children's and the WDS Foundation, the SmileMobile, a 38-foot-long roving dental clinic on wheels has helped more than 25,000 children throughout WA state since hitting the road in 1995
  • Commitment to Health/Wellness: Children's offers a full service health and wellness center offering free primary, preventive, and urgent care for Seattle Children's employees.
  • Diversity/Inclusion: We strive to maintain an atmosphere that reflects our values of inclusion by providing effective and respectful care compatible with each patient and family's beliefs, values and heritage.
  • Transportation discounts: Company bike program, on-site zip cars, unlimited ORCA transit pass, daily commute bonus provided to staff who us alternate methods of travel to/from work, company vanpools

Requirements:

Dental Assistant I: Required Education/Experience: High school graduate or equivalent. Graduation from a Dental Assistant Program or the equivalent of three years experience. Must obtain CDA within twelve (12) months of employment. Required Credentials: Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) with the State of Washington. BLS for Healthcare Providers. Preferred: One year of prior dental assisting experience. Dental assisting experience with children. Dental assisting experience with patients with special health care needs.

Dental Assistant II: Required Education/Experience: High school graduate or equivalent, 3,500 minimum hours worked as a dental assistant in the last three (3) years, AND demonstrated competency using advanced assisting procedures. Required Credentials: Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) with the State of Washington. Certified Dental Assistant (CDA). BLS for Healthcare Providers. Preferred: Three (3) to Five (5) years prior Dental Assistant experience. Dental Assistant experience in a pediatric setting. Dental Assistant experience with patients with special health care needs. Orthodontic experience


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