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Dental Health Aide Therapist Preceptee

Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation

This is a Full-time position in Bethel, AK posted June 6, 2021.

Position Summary:   Under direct supervision of a supervising dentist, provide clinical dental services within an individually designed scope of practice, and within the priorities of the YKHC Dental Department.  To assist in dental prevention and dental health education efforts.  To work together with an interdisciplinary treatment team.  Preceptee must work to complete 400 hours of direct supervision and all competencies required to obtain DHAT certification.

Position Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be a graduate of a Dental Health Aide Therapist training program and be able and willing to work on refining, acquiring and demonstrating the skills they need to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and other duties as assigned.
Graduate from a Dental Health Aide Therapy training program BLS Certified Work with potentially hazardous equipment and materials such as x-ray equipment, sterilizers, medicaments, sharp instruments and infectious waste Basic knowledge of general dentistry, including disease prevention, dental health education, and basic restorative, preventive and surgical procedures Supervise dental assistants at chair side, may supervise EFDHA’s with whom he/she is working
Benefits Include:
Generous PTO – beginning at 4.5 weeks Ten paid holidays Comprehensive healthcare coverage Life and Disability Insurance Flexible Spending Account Retirement plans Employee Wellness Center
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