Spokane, Washington 99201

Job Description

Unify Community Health at Northeast Community Center


Employment duration:

Full time

Exempt Status:


Are you looking for a rewarding career where you can make a difference? Do you like working with patients of all ages?

As a Dental Assistant at Unify Community Health, you fill a meaningful role by assisting dentists at chair side, greeting patients, and preparing them for treatment. You also keep the office running smoothly by making sure the dental department is stocked, clean, and equipment is properly sterilized and in good working order. Sometimes, you may also provide back-up support in the front office, greeting and registering patients, answering phones, and filing.

Your total rewards include an excellent compensation package with $0 premium for medical/dental/vision coverage, generous paid time off and more, and being part of a committed team.


Education: High School Diploma or GED.

Experience: Dental assisting experience is preferred.

Licenses/Certificates/Registration: WA State Dental Assistant Registration. CPR certification within 3 months of hire.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Required:


  • Dental anatomy
  • Dental materials and instruments
  • Infection control techniques
  • Oral health care instruction


  • Demonstrate good manual dexterity and coordination
  • Read and write dental and some medical terminology
  • Accurately record dental charting and vital signs
  • Accurately expose radiographs and mount them at a diagnostically acceptable level (with a minimum of retakes)
  • Demonstrate basic computer skill and knowledge


  • Personable
  • Perform four-handed dental assisting: instrument transfer, oral evacuation, cement mixing, and spatulation
  • Perform BLS and call emergency personnel


Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic serves more than 140,000 people across 19 medical clinics, 10 dental clinics, and 57 programs in two states. We are Level 3 Certified as a Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH). With integrated services including medical, dental, pharmacy, orthodontia, primary care nutritional counseling, autism screening, and primary care behavioral health, YVFWC's patient-centered model of care offers patients the full-spectrum of care. Recognizing social determinates of health, we also have community programs that offer assistance with employment and training, afterschool education, rental and shelter assistance, energy assistance, weatherization, HIV and AIDS counseling and testing, home visits, and four mobile medical/dental clinics.


Working at Farm Workers Clinic means being the passionate champion for those who have no voice. It means having the opportunity to work with underserved populations and with peers committed to the same work.

At Farm Workers Clinic:

  • We will consistently trust one another to work for the common good.
  • We will foster integrity by demonstrating ethical behavior and insisting on doing what we say we will do.
  • We will demonstrate transparency by being candid and truthful no matter the risk.
  • We will create partnerships to strengthen ourselves and our community.
  • We will fight for just treatment for all individuals.
  • We will let joy in.
  • We have the courage to be an agent of change and refuse anything short of excellence.

Our mission celebrates diversity. We are committed to equal opportunity employment.

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Education Required:

High School

Employment/Position Type:

Full Time
Date Posted : 04/11/2018