Assistant

The Salvation Army Modesto, CA

About the Job

Requisition Number 17-1327 Post Date 7/5/2017 Title Assistant City Modesto State CA Description The Salvation Army Golden State Divisional Headquarters Modesto Citadel POSITION: Registered Dental Assistant – Medical Services Coordinator DEPARTMENT: Berberian Homeless and Transitional Living Program SUPERVISOR: BHTL Shelter Director STATUS: Non, Exempt, FTE 30 hrs/week OVERVIEW: The Dental Assistant will provide complete dentistry support to the volunteer dentists and dental patients seen at the Berberian Transitional Living and Emergency Shelter. Those professional services include service connected interaction with patients, assisting the volunteer dentist in all dental procedures as required and teaching of basic dental hygiene methods to the clients served at the Berberian location. Requirements QUALIFICATIONS: • RDA or experienced Dental Assistant preferred • Good communication skills • Ability to perform detailed work • Fluency in Spanish and/or Laotian a plus • Understanding of Salvation Army standards and policies and a willingness to adhere to the same. • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. • Must be able to delegate and act in accordance with instructions. • Current CPR Certification • Strong interpersonal skills. • Strong organization skills. • Experience working with individuals who are homeless, addicted and/or mentally ill • Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with patients and demonstrate a friendly attitude, even while under pressure • Must have a valid CA license. • Must be able to pass a motor vehicle check. • Must be able to pass a criminal background check. • Must have the ability to maintain a self-motivated and self-directed schedule. • Must have the ability to address multiple projects in a time-sensitive manner. • Possess self-discipline necessary to perform repetitive task without lowering the quality of work. • The Salvation Army requires all candidates pass a background check. This includes but is not limited to a criminal background. Conviction of a crime will not automatically preclude employment. The circumstances involved of any conviction(s) will be taken into consideration. Excellent benefits to include medical/dental, vacation, sick leave, STD, Life Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement, Retirement (Defined Contribution Plan) and much more! Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/People with Disabilities. + Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. + Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here. + The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c) Apply On-line