Job Application - Partnership Community Health Center Inc

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Dental Assistant Appleton

This position, under professional direction of the Dental Coordinator, provides chair side dental assistance and office supportive services in the dental clinic.  It involves a wide range of responsibilities and the ability to coordinate multiple activities simultaneously in order to ensure an efficient dental office operation. 


  • Graduate of an Accredited Dental Assistant program and/or equivalent training with at least one year of chair side clinical experience as a dental assistant preferred; will train a highly-motivated new graduate.
  • Proficient at four-handed chair side dental assisting in a manner that meets the direction from the dentist in order to ensure efficiency of operation in the provision of dental treatment 


1.      Obtain health histories for review by the dentist and document oral examinations in Dentrix.

2.      Receive and prepare patients for treatment including taking and incorporating digital x-rays into software program, seating, chair positioning, napkin placement, provide patient safety devices.

3.      Perform coronal polishing and fluoride application, and provide patient instructions pre- and post-operative.

4.      Follow all safety engineering practices, including use of lead aprons, PPE hazardous and infectious product handling, sharps handling, curing light exposure, and MSDS/OSHA knowledge and understanding.

5.      Maintain an inventory of dental and office supplies. Place orders when necessary as directed by the Dental Coordinator to ensure that these items are stocked in sufficient quantity.

6.      Attend staff meetings of the dental unit and/or PCHC meetings that have relevance to dental staff.

7.      Follow accepted dental procedures in the preparing and post-treatment cleanup of dental equipment and operatories, including hard surface disinfection.

8.      Cross-train to Patient Services duties, including but not limited to, verification of insurance, patient check in, and appointment confirmation.

9.      Maintain strict confidentiality.

10.  Performs other duties as assigned.