Dental Assistant

Hennepin County – Minneapolis, MN

Change the world, one smile at a time. As a dental assistant with NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center, you ll work chairside with one of our skilled general dentists as we deliver the best care possible for our patients. NorthPoint s dental clinic is one of the largest and highly regarded dental clinics in the area, providing quality care to both adults and children.

Location and hours:
This position is located at 1313 Penn Avenue North, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Work hours will be Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m 5 p.m. with a rotating Saturday schedule.

In this position, you will:
  • Provide and perform chair side assistance.
  • Prepare operatory for patient treatment.
  • Maintain adequate operatory supplies and compiles a list of individual item shortages for inventory control and ordering purposes.
  • Prepare and maintain patient electronic records.

  • Need to have:
  • Completion of an accredited program as a Dental Assistant.
  • Possession of a valid license or eligible for licensure as a Dental Assistant by the Minnesota Board of Dentistry; must pass the Dental Assistant exam within six months after employment.
  • Note: Some positions require successful completion of a Certified Restorative Expanded Functions (REF) Training Program.
  • Nice to have:
  • A valid basic life support (BLS) or CPR certification.
  • Knowledge of:
  • Clinic practices that ensure the safety of all patients, such as: Pediatric, Teen, Adult and Geriatric patients.
  • Dentrix to quickly and efficiently enter and retrieve patient data.
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) security and privacy compliance.
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

  • About the department:
    NorthPoint Health and Wellness Center actively partners to create a healthier community and works to provide a highly desirable place for health care that values diversity/inclusion, compassion, stewardship, innovation, and integrity.

    About Hennepin County:
    Hennepin is the largest county government organization in Minnesota. Our employees work every day to improve the health, safety and quality of life for our residents and communities. All of our jobs align to one or more of our overarching goals - that Hennepin County residents are healthy, protected and safe, self-reliant, assured due process, and mobile.

    Our employees receive a combination of generous benefits and positive workplace culture not found at other organizations. This includes meaningful work that impacts our community, competitive pay, work-life balance, a variety of benefits and opportunities to grow. Learn more at www.hennepin.us/employees.

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