Dental Assistant

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The Dental Assistant performs duties such as:  preparing the patient for treatment, assisting the dentist and/or dental hygienist in performing their treatment to the patient, preparing materials and equipment for treatment, and having them ready for the dentist’s use, takes x-rays and assists the dentist in laboratory work.  Assists in the maintenance of accurate and up-to-date dental records for each clinic patient.  May perform other related work including, but not limited to, making appointments, answering the phone, ordering supplies, and assisting with information needed for dental billing.

Skills and Experience:

  • Must have graduated from a Dental Assistant Program.
  • New grads welcome!  One (1) year Dental Assistant experience preferred.
  • Must have valid and current radiography license.
  • EMR proficient, and/or ability to learn EMR.
  • Current certification in CPR.
  • Ability to work on a team in a challenging, fast paced environment.
  • Effective organizational, communication, writing and listening skills.
  • Must be sensitive to cultural, religious, and ethnic diversity.
  • Ability to maintain patient confidentiality.
  • Shows initiative and ability to use sound judgement in absence of specific orders.
  • Must be well-organized, detail oriented and use time wisely.

This is a full-time position, Monday – Friday, no weekends, or holidays.

We offer a competitive salary of $19.00 per hour and benefits package including Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, a matching retirement plan, Employee Assistance Program, 11 paid holidays and generous PTO.

Please provide your salary requirements when you apply to be considered for an interview for this position.

Neighborhood Health Association (NHA), a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), is the largest community health center system in Northwest Ohio with partnerships that include ProMedica, Mercy Health, and University of Toledo Medical Center. NHA has grown from a single location in 1969 to 12 medical and dental clinics throughout Lucas County. Today we operate multiple health centers including pediatrics, adult medicine, dental services, health care for the homeless, women’s health center, senior centers, and a full-service pharmacy with lab services on site.

For more than 50 years, NHA has placed a strong focus on prevention and empowering individual responsibility in managing their health care and overall well-being. Our services are acutely responsive to the needs of everyone throughout the communities we serve, providing excellent care and the best health practices.

Our Mission: Through our exceptional health care services, we empower and educate, aggressively working to eliminate health care inequities, while supporting personal responsibility for one’s own health regardless of the ability to pay.

We are a drug free workplace, and an Equal Opportunity Employer