Job Description

Job ID
CHP Dental Center
Hiring Range:
Hourly Minimum to Midpoint:
Full/Part Time

About Us

At Harris Health System, we champion better health for our patients, their families and our community, by connecting them to an integrated healthcare system that provides high-quality healthcare. Harris Health focuses on the delivery of primary care, wellness and prevention services to the residents of Harris County, Texas, through its extensive network of inpatient and outpatient facilities. Harris Health is a proud recipient of the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered medical homes. Harris Health's medical faculty and residents are provided by its nationally recognized medical school partners: Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Job Profile

Job Summary
Supervises the work activities of dental staff personnel including clerical staff and dental assistants.  Completes performance evaluations as necessary and participates in the hiring and disciplinary action processes.

Minimum Qualifications

Degrees: High School Diploma or GED and completion of a recognized dental assistant educational program.

Licenses & Certification:
Dental Assistant Registration from Texas State Board of Dental Examiners
Dental Assistant Certification (CDA) from Dental Assisting National Board preferred

Work Experience: Three (3) years of experience as a dental assistant

Management Experience: Two (2) years of experience overseeing multiple dental assistants

Communication Skills:
Above average Verbal Communication (Heavy Public Contact)
Writing/ Correspondence
Writing/ Reports

Proficiencies: MS Word, P.C.

Job Attributes

Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities: Analytical, Medical Terms

Work Schedule: Flexible

Benefits and EEOC

Harris Health System's benefits program is designed to provide you with more flexibility and choices in meeting your specific needs. Harris Health System's benefits program allows you to protect your income in case of illness, death and disability, and to help you save for retirement.

It is the policy of Harris Health System to provide equal opportunity for all applicants for employment regardless of political affiliation, race, color, national origin, age, sex, religious creed or disability. Applicants may request any reasonable accommodation(s) to participate in the application process.

Job Category

Allied Health

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