Dental Assistant

Patten, ME

Job Summary

Katahdin Valley Health Center (KVHC) is now hiring full time Dental Assistants for our locations in Houlton. The Dental Assistant in this role will assist the Dentist and/or the Dental Hygienist during examination and treatment of patients. The Dental Assistant will provide quality dental care to KVHC clients.

Qualifications and Skills

One or two-year Dental Assistant Certificate from a college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. State of Maine Radiology License. Ability to work with public and other medical, dental and health providers, ability to maintain quality control standards, and ability to interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and procedures. Knowledge of the professional dental practice and care to give and evaluate patient care. Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment. Skill in taking medical and dental history, assessing dental condition and interpreting findings.

Job Type: Full-time

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