Southcentral Foundation Dental Assistant I, II, III in Anchorage, Alaska

Dental Assistant I, II, III

Location:

Anchorage, AK

Department:

Dental Fireweed

Schedule:

Regular Full Time

Shift:

Day Shift

Hours:

40

Job Details:

  • Southcentral Foundation (SCF) Dental Assistant position performs chairside assistance and related duties in all phases of 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. This is a job progression, three (3) job levels, designed to provide progressively more responsible and independent work experiences to participants as part of the overall assessment of their ability and capability to be assigned to critical managerial jobs within SCF. Progression between job levels is based on performance on prior assignments and the demonstrated ability to successfully handle more progressively responsible assignments. Minimum Qualifications: High School diploma or GED. Completion of SCF's Dental Assistant Training Program; OR completion of a Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) program; OR Dental Assisting National Board certification. Completion of 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: Two (2) years of experience performing Dental Assistant duties or demonstrated proficiency as a Dental Assistant I at SCF. Additional Qualifications for Dental Assistant III: Meets all requirements of Dental Assistant II in addition to the following: One (1) year at Dental Assistant II at SCF or demonstrated proficiency as a Dental Assistant II. OR Two additional years (2) years of experience performing Dental Assistant duties.