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Per Diem 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 (LGBTQIA+) community and all people in our neighborhoods and beyond through access to the highest quality health care, education, research, and advocacy. Fenway Health was founded in 1971 and has grown from a less than 10 person operation in the basement of a building near the Boston Fens to one of the largest LGBT-focused organizations in the world. It consists of three main centers:

• Fenway Community Health Center, our clinical arm, which is a federally qualified health center that operates three clinic sites (Fenway:1340, Fenway:South End, and the Sidney Borum, Jr. Health Center) in the Boston area and provides over 30,000 patients with primary and specialty medical care, behavioral health care, optometry care, and dental care;

• The Fenway Institute, our research/training/education/policy development arm, which houses numerous research initiatives as well as the National LGBT Education Project, the LGBT Aging Project, the National Center for Innovation in HIV Care, and the Center for Population Research in LGBT Health; and

• AIDS Action, our HIV/AIDS service organization, which provides nonclinical services (case management, housing and legal assistance, outreach, peer support) to people living with HIV/AIDS and operates numerous programs focusing on HIV/STD prevention/testing/treatment, including the Access (drug user health program), TransCEND (transgender peer support and risk reduction program), and Youth on Fire (drop-in center for homeless and street-involved youth) programs.

Position Per Diem Dental Assistant  
Full-Time/Part-Time Per Diem  

This is a per diem position, working on an as-needed basis.

Under the direct supervision of the Lead Dental Assistant, the Per-Diem 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, sterilization of dental instruments, chair side assisting, and inventory control of dental instruments and supplies. The Dental Assistant may also be required to assist in front end operations as needed.

Number of Openings 3  
Position Requirements


  • Have a minimum of three years related dental experience, preferably in a health center or multi-practice setting
  • 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
  • Radiology 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 1  
Location Dentistry - Fenway (Ansin)  
Shift Various Shifts  
Req Number DEN-18-00013  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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