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East Boston Neighborhood Health Center Dental Assistant in 1601 Washington Street, Massachusetts

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Time Type:

Full time


South End Washington Dental

All Locations:

1601 Washington Street


The Dental Assistant is responsible for various non-skilled dental tasks for patients of all ages, for the maintenance and control of non-pharmaceutical supplies and equipment and for assigned clerical activities. The Dental Assistant is supervised by a Dentist. On the job training included, no certificate needed!

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Participates in direct patient care activities as directed by a dentist. These include: oral hygiene education, irrigation and aspiration of the oral cavity exposing and processing good quality oral radiographs application of sealants. removal of sutures proper retraction of cheek, lip and tongue.

  • Prepares for sessions and insures all charts, equipment and x-rays are available for the client.

  • Facilitates efficient patient flow.

  • Follows the procedure for booking routine referrals and urgent appointments.

  • Maintains work area in an orderly manner.

  • Ensures that the operatories have been made safe for young children before bringing them in.

  • Stocks operatories in time for sessions and insures that supplies used are charged for.

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Graduate from a Certified Dental Assistant program or you are eligible to apply for on the job training

  • Previous experience in a dental or medical dept preferred

  • Good written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with internal and external customers.

  • Bilingual skills preferred.

For the 8th time, East Boston Neighborhood Health Center has been named one of the Top Places to Work in Massachusetts by the Boston Globe! This award recognizes the most admired workplaces in the state voted on by the people who know them best — their employees.

EBNHC opens our doors to people from all demographics and cultures. Our workforce is as diverse as the city we call home — in gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, religion, and age, as well as in cultural backgrounds, life experiences, thoughts, and ideas.

There’s a reason East Boston Neighborhood Health Center is ranked as one of the “Top Places to Work” by The Boston Globe. It is because we are committed to maintaining a truly supportive and welcoming environment — for both our employees and our patients — that reflects our mission and culture. A huge focus of which is to offer important benefits so you can be your best inside and outside of work.

Striving to be an employer of choice, we offer progressive benefits, a variety of schedules, and the satisfaction of working with a diverse workforce whose unity of purpose is a real force for achievement. Plus, our Education & Training Institute is an attractive resource for many of our employees who seek to broaden their skill base and advance their careers.

  • Medical & Dental Coverage

  • Life and Disability Insurance

  • Privileges at Boston Medical Center for Providers

  • 401(K) Retirement Plan

  • Educational Assistance

  • Flexible Spending & Transportation Accounts

  • Paid Holidays, Vacations, Sick and Personal Time

  • A Generous Staff Development Benefit

  • Excellent Malpractice Coverage

  • A Designated Medical Staff Office for Physician Support

  • Free Parking

  • And Much More…