Certified Dental Health Aide Therapist Itinerant (DHAT)

Full-time
Anchorage, AK

Native Village of Nanwalek

Posted On: Apr-23
Status: Open
Salary
Daily Rate of $415 per day
Details

Summary:
The Dental Health Aide Therapist (DHAT) under limited oversight by a Dentist, will provide routine dental services within the scope of practice, to include providing culturally appropriate dental disease prevention and education services. The DHAT will also provide chair side assistance as needed, and instruct patients in after care for dental treatments rendered. Travel to remote locations by boat, snowmobile, ATV or small plane.

QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Completion of the DHAT program and have met the federal CHAP requirements as a Dental Health Aide Therapist administered by ANTHC.
    • Dental Health Aide Therapist Certification
    • BLS Certification
    • Willing to complete 4 year work payback obligation for DHAT training received (if applicable).

Work Hours:
Hours worked are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with an hour for lunch. This position is an itinerant, on-call as needed working 34 weeks per year and 1275 hours a year. Chugachmiut maintains a drug and alcohol free, non-smoking environment. There may be occasional travel to the villages of the region, must be willing and able to travel in light aircraft.

Application:
Resumes not accompanied by Chugachmiut’s Application for Employment will not be accepted. Applications & position descriptions may be obtained by contacting Chugachmiut on-line at www.chugachmiut.org or phone (907) 562-4155.

You can e-mail your application to Employment@Chugachmiut.org
Mail or fax to: Chugachmiut
Attn: Human Resources
1840 Bragaw Street, Suite 110
Anchorage AK 99508-3463
Fax: 907-743-0644

This description is intended to describe the essential job functions and the essential requirements for the performance of this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and requirements of a person so classified.  Other functions may be assigned and management may, with or without notice, add or change the duties at any time. Employees are employed “at will”.

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