Job Opportunity: Licensed Dental Assistant

Location: Cook Dental

Positions Available: 1 Full time
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8am-5pm
We currently are seeking a Full Time Licensed Dental Assistant to support our growing dental clinic in Cook, MN.Our dental teams enjoy a positive and fast paced environment in modern and well equipped facilities. This position will work closely with dentists to assist in procedures and perform certain oral treatments.
Dental Assistant Responsibilities:
  • Record patient dental and medical histories as well as treatment information in patient records using the EDR system
  • Prepare patient and assist dentist during procedures and dental emergencies
  • Perform applications of sealants, fluorides, and other dental agents for the prevention of dental decay
  • Operate X-ray machines
  • Pour, trim and polish study casts
  • Provide patient education to assist with developing and maintaining good oral hygiene
  • Sterilize and prepare dental equipment prior to patient appointments
Dental Assistant Requirements:
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Team centered approach
  • Customer service oriented
  • Organizational skills
  • Time management
  • 2-3 years experience in a dental assistant role preferred
  • Knowledge and experience with chronic disease patients preferred
  • Experience with VisDental or other electronic dental records is also preferred
  • Active MN Dental Assistant License
  • New grads are welcome to apply too!
  • 12 Annual Vacation Days
  • 12 Annual Sick Days
  • 6 Annual Holidays & 3 Personal Days
  • $2,000 Annual Dental Benefit
  • $50,000 Life Insurance Benefit
  • Health Insurance options through Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Dependent Care Flex Spending Account
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
To support our full time Licensed Dental Assistants we also supply:
  • CPR Certification
  • 3 Annual Continuing Education Days
  • $1,000 Annual Continuing Education Benefit
  • Covered License Renewal Costs
Join our team and make a difference in patient care! 

Scenic Rivers Health Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please send Resume and questions about job opportunities to
Human Resources:

Travis Luedke, HR Director - Direct Line: 218-361-3190

Stephanie Leonard, HR Manager - Direct Line: 218-361-3158

No Resume?  Click here to download our general resume form.


Scenic Rivers Health Services
Attn: HR
20 5th Street South East
Cook, MN 55723

Cook Area Health Services, Inc. dba Scenic Rivers Health Services is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage Veterans to apply.

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