Generations Family Health Center, Inc. is a regional community health center covering a 33 town rural region in eastern Connecticut with sites located in Willimantic, Danielson, Norwich and Putnam. Our dedicated staff provides a full range of preventative and primary care medical services to all ages including health maintenance of chronic diseases, 24 hour on call, hospitalization coverage and patient case management, as well as complete behavioral health and dental services at our Willimantic and Putnam sites and through our School Based Health Center and ACROSS THE SMILES, a mobile dental program operating in the Northeast and Windham service area.
LOCATION: Willimantic & Putnam, CT
The Dental Assistant will assist with coordination of patient flow, prepare patients for examination and procedures. Responsible for chair-side assistance during examination and treatment of patients (e.g., performing four-handed dentistry, evacuation, retracing, mixing material, and exchanging instruments). Responsible for cleaning and sterilizing dental equipment and keeping inventory of dental supplies per agency protocol. Must keep in compliance with all Generations Family Health Center protocols. Dental Assistant is also responsible for some administrative functions, such as filing of lab reports/lab tracking and scanning, contacting patients regarding appointments.
Successful completion of training program and/or 3 years’ experience. DANB (Dental Assistant National Board) Certified Dental Assistant or DANB certifications; Infection Control and Radiation Health and Safety. Maintains current CPR certification. Maintain current Infection Control Certification through continuing education courses and training.
Interested applicants should submit their resume directly online for consideration.
Generations offers a competitive hourly rate and benefits package including medical, dental, and vision insurance, a 403b tax sheltered annuity, group life insurance, disability insurance, paid sick time, paid vacation and 9 paid holidays.
Pay Rate: $14.15/hour
Closing Date: Candidate screening will begin immediately until filled.