Dental Assistant Non-Licensed
Job Details
Multiple Locations - Saint Paul, MN
1.0 FTE

We strongly encourage people of color, people with disabilities, LGBTQ individuals to apply.

This is a full time benefits eligible position. 

Perks of working for Minnesota Community Care

  • We cover 70% of your medical and dental benefits
  • Career Advancement fund opportunities after 1 year of employment
  • Student loan forgiveness opportunities for some roles
  • Reduced cost on metro transit
  • Our staff thrive in an environment where uplifting each other is one of our core values

Essential Functions

The dental assistant position performs duties related to four handed chair side assisting for all varieties of dental procedures. 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This position requires one to work cooperatively and collaboratively with other job families to provide an excellent patient experience.

  • Consistently practices and ensures the use of universal precautions, hazardous and infectious waste precautions/handling, and right-to-know
  • The assistant monitors and maintains operatory supplies, instruments, and equipment in preparation for patient care.
  • The assistant will have general office skills to include knowledge of major insurance carriers, the discount program, and assist patients to complete necessary forms.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Organizational Overview
As Minnesota's largest Federally Qualified Health Center, Minnesota Community Care ensures that the communities we serve have access to high quality and affordable health care. Approximately 87% of our patients in the 2019 calendar year were people of color from Asian, African American, American Indian or Latino communities, and 98% of our patients had incomes below 200% of federal poverty guidelines.


Required Education and Experience

  • CPR certification required within the first four  months of employment

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Knowledge of dental office procedures and terminology.
  • Dental office experience/background preferred
  • Ability to establish good rapport with patients of various socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Ability to coordinate multiple tasks and adapt with flexibility in diverse and sometimes stressful situations.
  • Knowledge of dental management software and digital imagining.
  • Bilingual Spanish/English preferred , other languages also welcome