Dental Assistant I

Job Description:

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.

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 assiting 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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