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Dental Assistant Training Program


Dental Assistant Training Program

The application process takes place in June & December

 

About Our Program

CHAS Health is a non-profit, federally qualified health center (FQHC) that provides high-quality medical, dental, pharmacy, and behavioral health services to families and individuals of all ages, regardless of ability to pay.

The dental assistant training program is a 1 year (2,000 hour) on-the-job training program facilitated by CHAS Health to train individuals to work as a Registered Dental Assistang in the state of Washington. Trainees will be employed with CHAS Health full-time while simultaneously completing related coursework, which includes homework assignments and mandatory lab days. Following successful completion of the program, the dental assistant will be transitioned into a regular, full-time position.*

Throughout this program, the trainee will be working hands-on in the dental clinic alongside a coach and team to practice clinical skills. The coach will support and guide the trainee and ensure the mastery of each skill.

In addition to working clinically, there will be 8 lab days, where the instructor will follow an agenda for lectures, reviewing practical skills, help with tehnique, and anser questions. Homework and lab obligations are unpaid.

 

Why CHAS Health?

* There is a 2-year employment commitment with CHAS Health following completion of the program


Hear from one of our recent grads: 

 

 



Everything we did in the clinic was amazing. Everybody was awesome, the doctors wanted to help teach, help us understand and grow. My coach was amazing. It's really life changing."
-Manda Ivey, Dental Assistant - Former Trainee