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Health District of Northern Larimer County

CO

June 17, 2024

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Fort Collins

The Health District’s mission is to enhance the health of our community by providing health services that address unmet needs and opportunities.  Join our organization and help us accomplish our goals and make a meaningful impact!


Are you passionate about helping others?  We are seeking a compassionate, dedicated, and reliable Dental Assistant to join our dental team.  Our mission is to provide quality care to communities that need it most.  We schedule based on our patient’s needs, not productivity.


Pay Range and Status

•Regular Full-time, 40 hrs/wk

•$22.74 to $25.58 per hour DOQ


For full qualifications and responsibilities, please review the job description at www.healthdistrict.org/jobs


Education and Experience

•High School Degree or GED

•At least one year experience

•The completion of a recognized dental assistant training program

•A Radiology certificate

•Experience with direct patient care in a clinical setting 

•Willingness to meet requirements for a surgical assistant role with our General Anesthesia Program 

•Interest in working with diverse populations, including those with limited resources. 

•Written and oral fluency skills in English and Spanish language (desired).


Key Responsibilities

•Chair-side assistance

•Sterilization

•Lab procedures

•Taking x-rays


How to Apply

•Provide a cover letter that details your professional experiences and how your qualifications align with this position.  

•Submit your cover letter and resume to Search Coordinator, 

oMail: Health District of Northern Larimer County, 120 Bristlecone Drive, Fort Collins, CO 80524 (Attn: Search Coordinator)

oFax: 970-221-7165 (Attn: Search Coordinator) 

oEmail to searchcoordinator@healthdistrict.org

•Position will remain open until filled.


Why work for us

•We value a work-life balance.

•We demonstrate dignity and respect for all people and focus on our employees, clients, and community. 

•Employees are encouraged to develop their skills and knowledge that result in successful performance in their roles/positions.

•We are committed to providing equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals. The Health District does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other applicable status protected by federal, state or local law. Employment decisions at the Health District will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities.

•We provide comprehensive benefits, including (100% or prorated portion) of the cost of medical, dental, low-cost vision, 401(a) and optional 457(b) retirement plans, 12 holidays, generous flexible paid time off, and employee wellness and recognition activities.

•Student Loan Forgiveness is available for qualifying borrowers. 


Infection Control Requirements

•Category I

•Must comply with infection control policies for this position. Requirements include providing documentation of MMR, Varicella, Tdap and Hep B (Hep B is optional, but strongly recommended) immunizations and compliance with tuberculosis training, screening, and testing on hire.

Salary

Desired Start Date

$22.74 to $25.58 per hour DOQ

Dental Assistant

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