Dental Assistant - Mobile Unit
Do you enjoy working with children and educating them about dental health? Would you like working out in the community, traveling to schools throughout the Yakima Valley? We are now recruiting for our Mobile Dental Unit that provides preventative dental services to pre-school through middle school students.
This is a part-time position, with a work schedule that varies around the school year. School clinics for Spring begin in late March and end in late June, 2020. Hours are Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 3:00pm, depending on the school schedule. There are also opportunities to work as needed in other clinics to earn extra income when school is not in session.
What we're looking for:
- You are passionate about creating a positive dental experience for children
- You like using your bilingual skills to help patients improve their health
- You have experience with dental assisting and orthodontics
What you'll do:
- Provide preventative dental services - sealants and fluoride treatments
- Educate children about dental health
- Make sure that the mobile unit is stocked, clean, and the equipment is properly sterilized and in good working order
- WA State Dental Assistant Registration
- CPR certification within 3 months of employment
- High School Diploma or GED
- Full dental assisting knowledge, skills, and abilities
We serve more than 166,000 patients across 25 medical clinics, 14 dental clinics, 10 pharmacies, and 64 program sites in two states. We are Level 3 Certified as a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH). With integrated services including medical, dental, pharmacy, orthodontia, primary care nutritional counseling, autism screening, and primary care behavioral health, YVFWC’s patient-centered model of care offers patients the full spectrum of care and shelter assistance, energy assistance, weatherization, HIV and AIDS counseling and testing, home visits, and four mobile medical/dental clinics.
Working at YVFWC
Working in our organization means being the passionate champion for those who have no voice. It means having the opportunity to work with underserved populations and with peers committed to the same work.
At Farm Workers Clinic:
- We will consistently trust one another to work for the common good.
- We will foster integrity by demonstrating ethical behavior and insisting on doing what we say we will do.
- We will demonstrate transparency by being candid and truthful no matter the risk.
- We will create partnerships to strengthen ourselves and our community.
- We will fight for just treatment for all individuals.
- We will let joy in.
- We have the courage to be an agent of change and refuse anything short of excellence.
Our mission celebrates diversity. We are committed to equal opportunity employment.