Dental Health Aide Therapist Certified
Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corp


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Dental Health Aide Therapist Certified

Bethel, Alaska

The vision: Through Native Self-Determination and Culturally Relevant Health Systems, we strive to be the healthiest people.

At the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation (YKHC) we administer a comprehensive healthcare system throughout 58 rural communities with a mission of Working Together to Achieve Excellent Health.

YKHC serves 58 federally-recognized Tribes and operates 41 Village Clinics. Our five larger communities are served by five Sub-Regional Clinics. All communities in our service area are served by the 55 bed regional hospital in Bethel.

For more information about our hospital or the region please visit
Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation - We Strive to be the Healthiest People (www.ykhc.org)

Position Summary: Under general and indirect supervision of a supervising dentist, provide clinical dental services within an individually designed scope of practice, and within the priorities of the YKHC Dental Department. To assist in dental prevention and dental health education efforts. Work together with an interdisciplinary treatment team. Provide clinical supervision to dental assistants. Provides clinical and/or administrative support in assistance to the SRC Manager and DHAT Clinical Site Director. Dental Health Aide Therapists are responsible for maintaining their certification and will work with managers and supervisors to ensure that all requirements are met in a timely fashion.

Position Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. They must have a current DHAT certification and current signed standing orders. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and other duties as assigned.

  • Graduate from a Dental Health Aide Therapy training program
  • BLS Certified
  • 400 hours minimum experience
  • CHAP Dental Health Aide Therapist Certification, BLS.
  • Work with potentially hazardous equipment and materials such as x-ray equipment, sterilizers, medicaments, sharp instruments and infectious waste.
  • Basic knowledge of general dentistry, including disease prevention, dental health education, and basic restorative, preventive and surgical procedures
  • Supervise dental assistants at chair side, may supervise EFDHA's with whom he/she is working
Benefits Include:
  • Generous PTO - beginning at 4.5 weeks
  • Ten paid holidays
  • Comprehensive healthcare coverage
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Retirement plans
  • Employee Wellness Center
Additional Information:
ID:13537Location:BethelDepartment:Dental ClinicEmployment Duration:80 Full timeTemporary Status:Not ApplicableHours per Week:40
Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status and any other basis protected by law. Individuals with disabilities needing assistance in the recruitment process are encouraged to contact Human Resources directly.

Under P.L. 93-638, preference is given to Alaska Native/American Indian applicants.

For more information, please contact the YKHC Recruitment Department at YKHCRecruitment@YKHC.org or phone (907) 545-6060 and ask to speak with a recruiter.

To view more positions available please visit YKHC Career Center (https://chu.tbe.taleo.net/chu01/ats/careers/v2/jobSearch?org=YKHC&cws=41)



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