• Minimum 18 years of age
• High School Graduate or GED equivalent
• Current Illinois Dental Assistant Certification - preferred
• Bilingual English/Spanish
• Meets agency health and immunization requirements
• CPR certified
• Experience in a not-for-profit organization, preferred
• Experience in a hospital or community health center preferred
Coronal polishing - preferred
Ability to communicate dental procedures and terminology to and with patients & dental professionals.
Ability to work with a diverse range of personnel – protected classes of genders, races, religious backgrounds, socio-economic status, etc.
Ability to multi-task.
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks from more than one person at a time.
Must be proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, ECW or other EHR software).
Demonstrate flexibility and "whatever-it-takes" attitude.
Ability to read and interpret maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, Safety Data Sheets.
•Ability to be mobile in our facilities.
•Ability to life/support/restrain patients when necessary.
•Ability to lift small boxes, packages and other items up to 25 lbs.
Varied settings within the multi-site organization mostly offices, conference areas, community meetings and professional meetings.
Dental Chair, slow and high-speed hand-pieces, curing lights, Cavitron ultrasonic, scalers, supplies for extractions, supplies for composite fillings, blood pressure machine, computers, digital phones, scanners, fax and copy machines, tablets, digital projection devices.