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Dental Assistant

Company: Albuquerque Health Care for the Homeless
Location: Albuquerque
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSalary: $17-$20 hourlySince 1985, Albuquerque Health Care for the Homeless has dedicated its mission exclusively to providing services to people experiencing homelessness. AHCH provides a distinctive continuum of integrated care through outreach and site-based services to address the health-related causes and consequences of homelessness. Our vision is to live in a world that is just and without homelessness. We believe that homelessness is an issue that can be solved through access to quality health care, adequate and affordable housing, and a living wage.Do you have a passion for patient care? We may be the right fit for you! We are currently looking for two dental assistants to join our team. Our ideal candidates would be team players and have previous experience in an under-served population. Compassion for and an understanding of the wide variety of issues for those experiencing homelessness is a must. Our DA team works in rotating schedules doing Outreach work in the field and in our Clinic. We work from a harm reduction model and believe in meeting people where they are at. We view patient care holistically and work in an multidisciplinary fashion to connect our patients to various resources within our organization and without. Our team is very passionate about public health and our population. If this sounds like you, please apply! We comply with all OSHA and CDC guidelines regarding PPE and have various procedures in place to safeguard employees.Minimum qualifications: Graduation from an accredited dental assistant program, 1 year experience, and flexibility to work with multiple providersPreferred qualifications: 2 years of experience working in a dental setting, 1 year working with under-served populations or people experiencing homelessness and knowledge of harm reduction and trauma informed philosophies, Spanish SpeakingBilingual Spanish speakers, BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, veterans, persons with disabilities, and women encouraged to apply. Albuquerque Health Care for the Homeless is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer. We comply with State and Federal employment practice laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of an applicant's age, race, ethnicity, creed, national origin, religion, veteran status, gender identity, disability, or sexual orientation.All benefits begin the month after hire:

  • Low cost medical, vision, and dental insurance with health club membership
  • Life insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment fully paid for by company
  • Long Term Disability fully paid for by company
  • Paid Time Off - 24 days in first year of employment
  • Catastrophic Sick Time accrual
  • 7 Paid holidays
  • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 401k with employer match
  • EAP services
  • Student loan forgiveness eligible

Keywords: Albuquerque Health Care for the Homeless, Albuquerque , Dental Assistant, Healthcare , Albuquerque, New Mexico

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