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Dental Assistant

Harbor Health Services Inc


Harbor Health Services Inc



Harbor Health Services is seeking a talented Dental Assistant to join our Dental team at the Geiger Gibson Community Health Center. 


The Dental Assistant prepares and maintains all clinical areas for optimal patient treatment, assists chair-side during treatment of patients, ensures that equipment is maintained in operating order and meets standards for health and safety, and implements proper and current infection control duties as per agency procedures and protocol.

We offer an excellent, comprehensive benefits package including Health, Dental, Vision, Life, & Disability insurance, 403b Savings Plan, Generous Paid Time Off plus 11 additional Holidays and much more! 

Position is full time and may include 1-2 evenings Monday through Friday.  


  • Reviews medical chart with provider, performs intake on the patient and documents in Electronic Dental Record (EDR) following protocols.
  • Prepares all clinical areas for treatment planned each session.
  • Provides chairside assistance to Dentists in all procedures in accordance with training.
  • Enters relevant patient information into EDR in accordance with training and protocol.
  • Provides post op instructions to patients regarding their procedures.
  • Implements daily infection control procedures in compliance with CDC and/or state specific infection control practices.
  • As directed, or in accordance with state law and HHSI protocol, exposes radiographs and duplicates radiograph when necessary
  • Performs routine maintenance on equipment.
  • Maintains checklists and logs on equipment, oxygen tanks, eyewash stations, code bags as required by HHSI protocol.
  • Enters data and maintains the electronic lab log tracking all dental prosthetic cases in accordance with protocol and training.
  • Prepares all clinical areas for clinic closing in accordance with protocol.
  • Provides guidance and support to Dental Assistants in training as needed.
  • Monitors inventory and ensures that inventory is maintained by following established protocols.
  • Due to operational necessity, may be required to report to another location or remain at work to provide coverage.

Required/Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: 

  • High School Diploma with course work in business, biology and some chemistry, Dental Assistant Certification from an accredited program preferred.
  • Current MA Dental Assistant License, current BLS (Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers) Certification required
  • Radiology Certification required or verification from BORID (Board of Registration in Dentistry) of approval to take Radiographs
  • Computer literate with basic knowledge of Office 365, knowledge of EDR desired (EPIC/OCHIN a plus).
  • Dental Assisting Certification from an accredited program preferred.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

*$500 at hire and $500 at 90 days in good standing, former employees of HHSI not eligible. 

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