Overview

Waikiki Health has been providing healthcare services to our community for over 50 years. Thanks to our members and passionate and dedicated professionals, we have grown from our single Waikiki Drug Clinic, helping minimize the drug use among our community’s youth, to a multi-service, multi-site non-profit agency. Our mission is to provide quality medical and social services that are accessible and affordable for everyone, regardless of ability to pay. We strive to provide compassionate healing and expert care that result in improved health and quality of life for all in our island community. We work hard each day to better ourselves in order to care for our Hawaii Ohana. If you are looking for a career path that will make an everlasting difference in your community, Waikiki Health is right for you.

Waikiki Health is now recruiting for a full-time Dental Assistant. The dental assistant will provide dental care by preparing patients for treatment, providing chair side assistance to the dentist, and maintaining dental instruments, equipment, and operatories in a clean and ready for use manner.

 

 

In order to be considered for the position, you must apply through ADP Workforce Now: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=d2354195-5aa4-430f-8772-667797e2561e&ccId=19000101_000001&type=MP&lang=en_US

 

 

Duties include but are not limited to:

Prepare patients for treatment and maintain a steady patient flow.
Review patient health history, take vital signs if deemed necessary, document in patient record, and assure completion of forms and signatures.
Taking and developing dental radiographs as prescribed by the dentist.
Maintains a sterile and neat working environment according to current infection control procedures.
Make preliminary and impressions of patients’ teeth and pour models and trim casts when needed. Make custom trays for patients for denture procedures.
Prepare and maintain dental instruments, equipment, and supplies.
Understands and demonstrates ability to protect patient privacy according to HIPAA laws.
Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications:

Completion of dental assisting, other recognized training program or in office training is required.
Understand practices and techniques of a dental office setting.
Basic computer skills needed to access electronic dental records.
Ability to communicate effectively with patients, community members, and staff members.
Reading, writing, and basic knowledge at a high school level is needed.
 

Waikiki Health provides a comprehensive set of benefits to our employees, including 100% premium paid employee health care, voluntary life insurance, generous employer matching, paid holidays, paid time-off, and more. We are currently looking for compassionate and team-oriented individuals to join our organization. If you are interested in improving health and quality of life for all in our island community, please visit our website for more information: Waikikihealth.org

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