Medina County Health Department – Medina

External Job Posting

Posted Date: July 23, 2021              Posting Close Date:  Until Filled

Position:  Dental Assistant

Employment Status:  Non-Exempt, Full time (40 hrs/wk) or Part time

Wage:  Hourly, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Medina County Health Department, a nationally accredited health department, has a full-time or part-time career opportunity in our Health Center Division for a Dental Assistant. The Health Center Division is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in northeastern Ohio, providing primary care, dental care, behavioral health, and enabling services to 3,600 patients annually regardless of ability to pay.

General Qualifications (Including but not limited to):

High School Diploma or equivalent required. Ohio State Dental Board Dental Assistant Radiographer Certificate. Current CPR healthcare provider certification.  Dental experience preferred.  Completion of an accredited course in dental assisting and State or National Dental Assistant Certification preferred.  Experience with eClinicalWorks (ECW) a plus.  FQHC experience a plus.  Some evening clinic hours.

Essential Functions of the Position (Include but are not limited to):

  • Assists the dentist(s) and other providers during a variety of treatment procedures.  Helps to provide direct care in all dental specialties, including pediatric dentistry and oral surgery.
  • Provides patients with instructions for oral care following surgery or other dental treatments procedures, such as the placement of a filling.
  • Assists in maintaining adequate operatory supplies and compiles list of items for inventory control and ordering purposes.
  • Performs responsibilities in a timely, thorough, and consistent manner.
  • Maintains a good attendance record; be prompt and punctual.
  • Maintains accurate patient records in Electronic Dental Record.

How to Apply

Interested applicants will apply by completing the Medina County Health Department Employment Application located on our website at www.medinahealth.org.  Print out the application, complete it and send it to: Human Resources, Medina County Health Department, 4800 Ledgewood Drive, Medina, Ohio 44256; or fax to (330) 723-9659; or e-mail to hr@medinahealth.org. EOE

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