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Dental Assistant 

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About the Organization The mission of Fenway Health is to enhance the wellbeing of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community and all people in our neighborhoods and beyond through access to the highest quality health care, education, research and advocacy.

We provide high quality, comprehensive health care, research, education and advocacy.

In 2001, Fenway launched The Fenway Institute, an interdisciplinary center for research, training, education and policy development focusing on national and international health issues, especially related to LGBT communities.

In 2009, Fenway moved into the Ansin Building, the largest LGBT health care, research and education facility in the world, and an anchor institution in Boston's thriving Fenway neighborhood.

In 2010, Fenway welcomed the Sidney Borum, Jr. Health Center into the Fenway family. The Borum serves teens and young adults ages 12-29, and is a safe place for at-risk youth, including LGBT young people, homeless teens and young adults, those struggling with substance abuse, involved with gangs or doing sex work.

In 2013, the AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts also became a part of Fenway Health. AIDS Action serves people living with HIV/AIDS and populations at risk of infection, and leads the state's Getting To Zero Coalition, which seeks to reduce the number of HIV infections to zero. It also operates a needle exchange that serves as an entry point to healthcare services for active substance users.
 
Position Dental Assistant  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Description

Please note that this position Starts July 2018.

The Department of Dentistry at Fenway Health is a state-of-the-art dental facility utilizing the latest technologies in patient care and treatment. It is our goal to be able to provide our patients with access to high-quality oral health care. The following position is now available within the Dental Department at Fenway Health:

Dental Assistant

This position requires work on evenings and Saturdays.

The Dental Assistant is responsible for assisting the Dentists and Dental Hygienist in the direct provision of primary care dental services to patients. The Dental Assistant should be a qualified individual to assist the Dentists and Hygienist in the care and treatment of patients.

Typical duties will include, but are not limited to: regulating patient flow within the clinic; strictly adhering to infection control protocols and policies regarding the sterilization of dental instruments; four-handed chair-side assisting; providing laboratory communication; impression-making and pouring; fabricating temporary crowns; making custom trays and bleaching trays; communicating dental supply inventory needs; and having excellent customer service skills. The Dental Assistant may also be required to assist in front end operations as needed.

 
Number of Openings 2  
Position Requirements
  • Have a minimum of two years related dental experience, preferably in a health center or multi-practice setting
  • Current Radiology certification
  • Able to work effectively at all levels in collaborative team environment
  • Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, and other office procedures and terminology
  • Current CPR (BLS) certification
  • Certified Dental Assistant Preferred
  • Experience working in an ethnically, culturally, and racially diverse environment preferred
  • Ability to work harmoniously with diverse groups of individuals required
 
Category Dentistry  
Number Filled 0  
Location Dentistry - Fenway (Ansin)  
Shift -not applicable-  
Req Number DEN-17-00020  

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