Care for the Homeless (CFH) is a growing not-for-profit health care and social service agency that serves the homeless population of New York City. CFH operates Susan’s Place, a homeless residence and medical clinic, and provides medical and social services at thirty shelters, soup kitchens, and drop-in centers.
Dental Assistant reports directly to Dental Director and performs patient care duties, laboratory duties, and clerical duties. Under direct supervision, the Dental assistant must demonstrate skills in the performance of dental procedures and in the use of dental equipment. The assistant is required to work at all dental sites located in The Bronx and Queens and mobile clinic van.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Experience & Skills
please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. This position requires evenings and weekend hours. Requires travel at different locations if necessary approximately 25% of the time.
Care for the Homeless provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Care for the Homeless complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Care for the Homeless expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Care for the Homeless’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.
Care for the Homeless advocates for policies to ameliorate, prevent and end homelessness. We occasionally circulate policy information to employees and require that staff review it. While we don’t require it, we encourage every employee to become involved in supporting and advocating for our agency’s policy agenda and related activities.
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