Opportunities

Opportunities

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  • Volunteer Dentist WANTED

We are looking for a volunteer dentist in our office for 3-6 hours per month!

  • Dental Assistant Wanted
$9.25 / hour
Part-time
I. Overall Responsibility
Primarily responsible for assisting dentists and hygienists with procedures during clinics and keeping the office clean and organized. Organizes, schedules, and staffs dental clinics.II. Accountability
Accountable to and receives direction from the Dental Director.

III. Responsibility
a. Dental Care
i. Seat patients, review medical histories, and take x-rays.
ii. Maintain patient confidence and protect operations by keeping information confidential.
iii. Assist dentists in a timely manner and participate in patient education.
b. Administrative
i. Document dental services by recording daily check out logs.
ii. Schedule patients
iii. Maintain electronic patient charts
iv. Make reminder calls for patients (day before) and providers (week before).
v. Manage and maintain clinic by taking out trash, opening and shutting clinic, sweeping & moping, changing light bulbs, scheduling maintenance, etc.
vi. Administer clinic policies and procedures adopted by the Board of Directors.
vii. Responsible for compliance with all legal requirements of PFC.
viii. Undertake routine assessment of clinic functions and make necessary changes in line with the expansion of clinic and clinic goals.
ix. Participate in events and programs designed to raise community awareness of PFC.
x. Assist other staff in finding resources for patients.
xi. Participate in interviewing patients for the Dental Program, including making sure that forms are completed fully and x-rays are complete. 
c. Other Regular Duties
i. Support the Dental Director and carry out instructions.

IV. Skills and Knowledge Required
a. Ability to network and participate in the dental community, recruit volunteers, and gather resources to expand patient care.
b. Skills in administration, interpersonal, community and group relations.
c. Ability to exercise sound judgment and problem-solving skills.
d. Good verbal and written communications and a strong attention to detail.
e. Experience with Eaglesoft if preferred, but willing to train, and clinical operations.

V. Education and Experience
a. Recommended
i. Knowledge of health care systems and general dental office tasks.

VI. Schedule – must be consistently available during these times
a. Dentist clinics – Every Monday 5pm-9:30pm
b. Office hours – Open for discussion
c. Dental Hygiene Clinics – Open for discussion

VII. Salary
$9.25 p/h for 15 hours per week.
ISU work study eligibility preferred

VIII. Instructions for Application
Resumes or CV’s may be e-mailed to clebeau@pocatellofreeclinic.com with Dental Assistant APPLICANT in subject line. 
Successful applicants will be notified and scheduled for interviews. Any questions may be directed to the e-mail address, above.

429 Washington Ave
Pocatello, ID 83201-4520