HealthPoint Dental Assistant I - Tukwila **$1000 Signing Bonus** in Tukwila, Washington
Full-time Dental Assistant I Position in Tukwila, WA. **$1,000 Signing Bonus** HealthPoint is a community-based, community-supported and community-governed network of non-profit health centers dedicated to providing expert, high-quality care to all who need it, regardless of circumstances. Founded in 1971, we believe that the quality of your health care should not depend on how much money you make, what language you speak or what your health is, because everyone deserves great care. Come join the HealthPoint Tukwila Dental Team! The Dental Assistant I is responsible for the sterilization of dental instruments, dental equipment maintenance and performing chair side dental assisting duties. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: • Cleans, sterilizes and packages dental instruments. • Maintains tray set ups and ensures instruments are put away in designated areas. • Cleans and maintains sterilization equipment in accordance with manufacturer’s recommendations. • Conducts appropriate biological testing on equipment and maintains records on equipment testing, repair and maintenance. • Maintains dental supply inventory. • Assists dental assistants and expanded function dental assistants with cleaning and preparing dental operatories for patient care. • Works closely with dental assistants and expanded function dental assistants to ensure efficient workflows. • Performs chair side dental assisting duties as assigned. • Remains current on WISHA/OSHA guidelines pertinent to sterilization and updates sterilization policies and procedures as appropriate. Qualifications and Requirements: • Certificate of completion from an Accredited Dental Assisting program or up to six months related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. • Maintain current registration/licensure in Washington State as a Dental Assistant. Hours and Benefits: • The HealthPoint Tukwila Dental clinic is open Monday - Friday 7:15am - 5:30pm (closed M-F from 12:30pm - 1:15pm) and Saturday 7:45am - 12:15pm • Full-time (40 hours/ week) • We offer 10 paid holidays, retirement plan with employer match, paid time off, medical/dental benefits and more. HealthPoint is an Equal Opportunity Employer.