Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) brings together the leading research teams and cancer specialists of Fred Hutch, Seattle Children’s, and UW Medicine. One extraordinary group whose sole mission is the pursuit of better, longer, richer lives for our patients. SCCA's purpose is to provide state-of-the-art, patient and family centered care; support the conduct of cancer clinical research and education; enhance access to improved cancer interventions; and advance the standard of cancer care regionally and beyond.
Every individual at SCCA plays a unique role in supporting our mission. Our collective success hinges on each of us conducting ourselves in accord with a set of core values:
The Oral Medicine Dental Assistant is responsible for assisting the dentist(s) and dental hygienist(s) in the direct provision of dental services to patients. The primary scope of service in the Oral Medicine Service is the diagnostics and treatment planning for patients undergoing cancer therapy especially stem cell transplant patients. The dental assistant is responsible of instrument processing, preparation, cleaning and turnover of examination rooms, preparation and inventory control of dental instruments supplies and patient education materials. Equipment monitoring, quality and DOH regulation control, MSDS maintenance.
This is a non-traditional position, in that chair-side assistance is limited to hygiene, tissue biopsy, x-ray, photography and occasional hand-piece use.
High School diploma or equivalent.
Completion of an accredited dental assisting program; certified dental assistant
Registered dental assistant in WA state
Ability to take on multiple tasks at the same time, prioritize assignments and responsibilities to ensure timely completion of projects, duties and responsibilities
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Comprehensive knowledge of dental assisting techniques, skills.
Fluent in dental terminology
Knowledge of modern dental materials and application
minimum of 5 years experience as chair-side dental assistant
proficient in oral radiology and digital equipment.
Current CPR/BLS required