Community Clinic of Maui, Inc. dba Malama I Ke Ola Health Center is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) and a fully integrated behavioral health, dental, and primary care system. Our 100+ professionals and providers serve the people of Maui at three clinics—two locations in Wailuku and one in Lahaina. We have behavioral health providers who partner with the primary care clinicians to assist in a vast number of activities including warm handoffs for acute behavioral health crisis management, substance abuse counseling, tobacco cessation counseling, chronic disease self management counseling, and long-term individual and family therapy. We have been serving the Maui community since 1993.  Since 2015, we have served over 11,000 patients of which 97% are living at or below 200% of the Federal poverty level.  Our philosophy is for all professionals to work at the top of their license.  We are a learning organization that focuses on Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH), Trauma-Informed Care, and Team-Based Care.  Please visit our website to view our unique focus projects, our professional staff, and to learn more about our health center.  Join our growing team of caring, competent, and committed professionals in serving the underserved communities on Maui.

 Dental Assistant-- Full Time, Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m, 1 hour lunch

PRIMARY FUNCTION:   To assist the Dental Director, Dentists, Dental Residents, and Dental Hygienist in the care and treatment of patients, and to perform duties as chair-side dental assisting, inventory, sterilization, charting, and record keeping in accordance with policies, procedures, and protocols.

Join the Malama I Ke Ola Health Center Team!   You will LOVE working with our Dental Team!
  • Team-Based Care
  • Patient-Centered Medical Home
  • Trauma-Informed Care orientation
  • 90 Day Introductory Period
  • Awesome benefits
  • Prior experience in dental office preferred -- we will train anyone interested in the dental field with a passion to serve our adult and pediatric patients
  • Administration:
    • Prepare and maintain charts, records, logs, and reports
    • Assists in obtaining prior authorizations for selective Medicaid (QUEST) procedures and other insurance as required.
    • Completes and maintains dental laboratory forms (maintains all dental lab slips for a minimum of two (2) years, sends all cases to the lab, notifies patient when appliance is ready, pours and disinfects dental impressions, etc.)
    • Knowledge of and follows all established infection control guidelines and OSHA standards; participates in related staff training events as requested.
    • Keeps operatories stocked and inventoried with appropriate equipment, dental supplies, and patient forms.
    • Inventories, monitors and maintains dental supplies, equipment (compressor, sterilizer, radiographic developing equipment, evacuator system, etc.), medications and reorders as necessary.
    • Provides radiology services:  exposes and processes dental, maintains and updates radiation safety program annually, maintains and monitors all dosimeter badges.
    • Documents in-patient chart and maintains strict patient confidentiality.
    • Acts as a patient advocate in order to provide care within the CCM guidelines, which may change from time to time based on third-party Payor policies and patient benefit restrictions.
    • Assists in compiling statistics to be used and presented to staff, board members, community members, and funding agencies.
    • Adheres to CCM’s Employee Handbook and the Dental Services Policies and Procedures.
    • Cross-trains to perform both front desk with clinical duties as assigned.
    • Verifies insurance coverage or, when applicable, sliding-fee plan and communicates with dental patients about payment options; follows established procedures to collect payment in cash, checks, and credit cards.
    • Attends and participates in meetings, committees, and training sessions as directed by the Dental Director. 
  • Direct Patient Services
    • Assists dental providers with chair-side treatment and procedures (amalgams, composites, oral surgery, endodontics, prophylaxis, sealants, stainless steel crowns, space maintainers, removal prosthodontics, etc.).
    • Responsible for preparation and setting up instruments (dating all sterilized instruments, ultrasonic cleaning, sterilization of all appropriate instruments).
    • Actively assists with routine clinic tasks.  Utilizes established methods to ensure consistency in maintaining: inventory, equipment, and appropriate operatory room inventory, etc.
    • Provides radiology services:  Exposes and processes dental, maintains and updates radiation safety program annually.
    • Performs all duties as allowed by the State Board of Medical Examiners: topical fluoride application, topical anesthetic application, etc.
  • Other
    • Performs efficiently in stressful situations by seeking guidance, informing appropriate persons, and documenting events in a timely and professional manner.
    • Participates in self-development activities
    • Participates in quality improvement activities.
    • Demonstrates a cooperative team approach in activities.
Other requirements:
  • Negative TB clearance within previous 12 months
  • Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination as required by federal mandate, will consider request for reasonable accommodate for medical or religious exception.

Community Clinic of Maui, Inc. dba Malama I Ke Ola Health Center is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. We are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. We embrace a friendly, warm, and welcoming environment so that we can deliver on our promise to provide quality care to our community. E komo mai (Welcome)

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, lactation, arrest and court record or any other protected category recognized by state and federal laws.

This is a non-management position
This is a full time position

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