First Posted 06.28.2021

Dental Assistant

Location: Lederman Family Health Center (West Town) 

Training: 1hr info session (virtual), 1hr training (onsite), three 4hr shadow shifts (onsite) 

Prerequisites: Proof of COVID-19 vaccination + booster when eligible, negative TB test within the last year, Hepatitis B surface antibody titer 

Certification preferred, but applicants will be considered who have completed an accredited dental assistant course or have previous dental assisting experience. Some experience in dental assisting required. Bilingual Spanish/English or Polish/English a plus. 

Responsibilities: Dental assistants have the opportunity to work under the supervision of licensed dentists and dental hygienists. They will assist with various procedures including extractions, fillings (amalgam and composite), and cleanings. Other duties include taking x-rays, instrument sterilization, charting, and filing. 

Schedule/Commitment: At least two 4hr shifts/month for one year 

Sign up for a virtual info session here 

Please contact Natasha Yusuf, Volunteer Services Coordinator, with any specific questions.