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Dental Assistant I, II - VNPCC Dental, Wasilla, AK

Organization: Southcentral Foundation
Category: Dental Assistant
Location: Wasilla, AK
Date Job Posted: June 13, 2022
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Dental Assistant I, II - VNPCC Dental

Job Category: Dental
Requisition Number: DENTA03215

Posted: May 25, 2021
Benteh Nuutah VNPCC
Wasilla, AK 99654, USA

Job Details


Summary of Job Responsibilities:

The Southcentral Foundation (SCF) Dental Assistant I-II is responsible for assisting providers, and dental teams in chairside assistance and related duties in all aspects of preventive, restorative, prosthodontic, surgical, endodontic, interceptive orthodontic, and periodontal treatment as provided in general dentistry. In association with the itinerant dental program, the incumbent may also travel to rural field clinics to perform these duties.

Additional job responsibilities for a Dental Assistant II:

Dental Assistant II is highly skilled in assisting the integrated dental care teams and specialty dentists and performs various high-level clinical support duties.

This position has two (2) levels designed to provide progressively more responsible and independent work experiences. Progression between job levels is based on the demonstrated ability to successfully handle more progressively responsible assignments.

Minimum Qualifications:

SCF programs are established to serve a primary population comprised of Alaska Native people who are affiliated with Cook Inlet Region, Inc. (CIRI) and Alaska Native and American Indian people within SCF’s geographical service area. Employees should have a thorough understanding of the cultures and the needs of this population. Such knowledge is critical to ensure the achievement of SCF’s Vision of, “A Native Community that enjoys physical, mental, emotional and spiritual wellness” and SCF’s Mission of, “Working together with the Native Community to achieve wellness through health and related services”:

  1. High School diploma OR GED.
  2. Completion of SCF’s Dental Assistant Training Program; OR completion of a Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) approved dental assisting program; OR Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) certification; OR six months of outside experience.
  3. Basic Life Support (BLS), certification required within 30 days of hire.

Additional Qualifications for Dental Assistant II:

Meets all requirements of Dental Assistant I in addition to the following:

  1. Two (2) years of experience performing Dental Assistant duties; OR demonstrated proficiency as a Dental Assistant I at SCF.
  2. Additional certification(s) if required for specialty and advanced dentistry procedures related to the scope of practice.

Employee Health Requirements:

Compliance with our Employee Health Procedure is a condition of SCF employment. You are required to agree that you will comply with all job-related employee health screening and immunizations prior to your first day of employment. Jobs designated as a Health Care Personnel (HCP) position, requires that you have documentation that you have completed the following immunizations prior to your first day of employment: MMR (Measles, Mumps and Rubella, Varicella (Chicken Pox), Hepatitis B, Influenza, T-dap (Tetanus - Diphtheria - Pertussis), and COVID-19 vaccination is required.

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