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Dental Assistant

Employer
Charles B. Wang Community Health Center
Location
Flushing, New York
Salary
Starting from $40,000 per year + benefits
Closing date
Oct 24, 2022

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Position
Dental Assistant
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Type
Full Time
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Job Details

Full-Time Dental Assistant
Reports to: Practice Administrator, Dental

131-72 40th Road
Flushing, New York, 11354
United States

Responsibilities:

  • Assist the dentist, as well as the hygienists, receptionists, dental manager, and other members of the Dental staff
  • Teach basic routine oral health education to our patients, and to community groups
  • Act as a chair-side assistant to the dentist utilizing accepted four-handed dental techniques
  • Use accepted dental radiographic techniques and produce diagnostic radiographs
  • Perform basic dental laboratory procedures
  • Perform accepted dental sterilization techniques
  • Assist receptionists
  • Maintain the inventory of supplies and equipment and consult with the dental staff regarding ordering, distribution and storage
  • Assist in preparing and maintaining dental records
  • Assist in teaching new employees assigned duties
  • Assist in oral health education activities at community agencies
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalency
  • Dental Assistant Certification preferred
  • Medical or Dental Assistant training preferred
  • Bilingual in Chinese/English preferred

Benefits:
The Health Center provides generous employee benefits package so you can focus on doing great work. That includes:-

  • medical insurance
  • employer-paid dental and life insurance
  • retirement savings plan
  • flexible spending accounts for transit, parking, health, and dependent care
  • paid time off (28 days for the first year of employment), and
  • tuition reimbursement for eligible employees

Company

The Charles B. Wang Community Health Center is a non-profit Federally Qualified Health Center offering comprehensive primary care services to all in five convenient locations in Manhattan and Queens of New York City seven days a week. We accept most major health insurance plans and serve everyone regardless of their ability to pay, the language they speak, or their immigration history. For more information, please visit www.cbwchc.org.

WE SERVE EVERYONE

We are a Federally Qualified Health Center offering comprehensive primary care services to all, regardless of their ability to pay, their language, or their immigration history.

WE ARE YOUR "MEDICAL HOME"

We offer comprehensive primary care as well as social services under one roof. We treat patients of all ages. We emphasize wellness and preventative care in all our core services: Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, OB/GYN, Dental care, and Mental Health. In addition, our social work and health education departments support patients and the community.

WE ARE RECOGNIZED NATIONALLY AS A QUALITY LEADER

We were named National Quality Leader for the sixth consecutive year by the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA), and is one of the three recipients in New York State to be recognized in this category in 2020. In addition, we have been recognized through quality incentive awards by many major health plans, including: Affinity Health Plan, Fidelis Care New York, Healthfirst, UnitedHealthcare Community Plan, and WellCare Health Plans.

Find Us
Website
Telephone
(212) 379-6988
Location
268 Canal Street
New York
NY
10013
United States
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