Jul 29

Pictures of Facility and Happy Students

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Jan 31


Employers please feel free to contact CWSDA at info@cwsda.com with your job openings and we will post here.  Not only will the students appreciate this opportunity, but new Dental Assistants moving into the area could also access this resource.  Thank you for this opportunity to help you find qualified staff members and for them to find you! CWSDA offers our students the opportunity to learn solid hands on “entry level skills”  that you can expedite their training  for the needs in your practice.
Thank you,  Staff & Students


Registered Dental Assistants:  Columbia Valley Community Health always accepts applications for their current and future staffing needs.

Susi Miguel, Human Resources Specialist, Columbia Valley Community Health, 600 Orondo Ave., Suite 1, Wenatchee, WA  98801


Wenatchee Dental Arts:  is currently seeking a full time Bi Lingual Dental Assistant. We are looking for the right person to complete our team.  The ideal candidate will be positive, energetic, and fast learner.  They would grow through continued education and team training.  Please send resume and cover letter to:  Wenatchee Dental Arts 417 N. Mission Wenatchee, WA 98801


Sunrise Dental:  Seeking a Dental Assistant for open position. Contact Heather at:   moseslakesunrisedental@gmail.com


Front Office Assistant +Dental Assistant – Dental Office (Ephrata)  See Craig List Ad 11-19-2015

compensation: DOE
employment type: part-time

Ephrata dental office seeking a Front Office Assistant and a Dental Assistant for 3-4 days per week. Looking for someone with exceptional communication skills, self motivated, organized, multitasking abilities for a family dental practice. Dental Assistant experience with Front Desk work is preferred. Job should entail about 24-35 hrs per week. For this position, we prefer someone with 1 year of experience as a Dental Assistant with a current Washington license. New grads may apply, but must be exceptional.

Dental Assistant Position (2-8186) (Moses Lake)    See Craig List Ad  11-19-2015

 compensation: $Please Inquire/Hour

employment type: part-time

We have a part-time position available for a Dental Assistant to work at a public health clinic in Moses Lake, Washington (100 miles S.E. of Spokane).
The position is for 12 Hours/week to be completed between Monday and Friday, with no weekends.
The assistant will perform all legal duties, assist the dentist with all procedures, take x-rays, sterilization, some front desk duties, charting, set up and break down of operatory.  If interested, please visit www.DentalPower.com/craigslist and enter Job # 8186 to submit your application directly.

Dental Assistant (Moses Lake Area)                    See Craig List Ad  11-19-29015

Compensation: $15/hr
employment type: part-time

Northwest Oral Health Outreach (NWOHO) is looking for caring, compassionate dental assistants to join our team to provide treatment to patients in nursing homes, retirement centers, and schools in the Moses Lake area. As a member of NWOHO you become part of a team that creates a real difference in the oral health of some of the most vulnerable in our community. All positions are up to one day a week, working usually Tuesdays or Thursdays. If you are interested or would like additional information about employment opportunities please visit our Opportunities page on our website (http://www.nwoho.com/opportunities) and reply with your CV/resume.  Northwest Oral Health Outreach, LLC (NWOHO) is a collaboration of licensed oral health professionals dedicated to providing dental care on-site in nursing homes, assisted living centers, schools and other locations outside the typical dental office setting.

Dental Office Manager (Yakima)  See Craig List Ad for Yakima and Wenatchee  (11/19/2015)

Employment type: full-time, Seeking an experienced Dental Officer Manager.Great career opportunity for the right individual who wants to help the practice grow to the next level. Ideal candidate is enthusiastic, responsible, detail-oriented person with a warm personality, good communication and phone skills. Minimum of 4 years of dental office experience preferred. I.T. general knowledge a plus. Experience with electronic records a plus.
Previous assisting experience a plus, and preference given for college degree (AA or B.S.). Bi-lingual a plus!
Duties include: Scheduling/Financial Coordinator, management of treatment Plan presentations, insurance billing/posting , H/R, A/R, A/P and collections.
See Craig List ad post showing in  Wenatchee   (11/19/20015)
Tveten Dental Care is looking for a new team member! Seeking a FULL TIME dental assistant to work 4 days a week.
Our office presents the latest in dental technology and the potential for individual growth is endless. We embrace creativity and new ideas. The ideal candidate will consistently go above and beyond: self-motivated and ready to join our fast paced group. We strive for excellence so attention to detail is mandatory. Tveten Dental Care offers a wide variety of treatment from orthodontics with FastBraces, surgery, implants, Cerec technology crowns, dentures, root canals and assisted hygiene to name a few. Our new professional will have the opportunity for training in all areas.
1. Certified through the State of Washington.
2. 1-2 years of recent experience as a dental assistant required.
Drop off resume in person and be prepared for possible on the spot meet and great with our doctors :) Monday – Thursday at 222 N Chelan Ave in Wenatchee.

PT Dental Receptionist (Ellensburg, WA)  See Craig List post 11-19-2015

compensation: DOQ   employment type: part-time   non-profit organization

Dental Receptionist — Ellensburg, WA  Community Health of Central Washington responds to community needs with innovation and collaboration to develop sustainable programs and services that drive health care equity. At CHCW we are committed to a workplace that is Helpful, Encouraging, Accountable, and Team Oriented. Ellensburg Dental Care seeks a PT dental receptionist to join our team. Responsibilities include scheduling, check-in, check-out, insurance verifications, answering multi-line phones, and other duties as assigned. Ideal candidate will provide excellent customer service, be a team player, have experience in a dental office setting, be familiar with Dentrix and AllScripts scheduling software but we are willing to train the right candidate. Must be proficient in MS Office. Bilingual E/S required.

Dental Hygienist (Ellensburg)         See Craig List post 11-19-2015

compensation: Great Pay, DOE
employment type: full-time

Sunrise Dental of Ellensburg is seeking a full time Dental Hygienist to join their team. Our office atmosphere is high energy, fun and professional. We have a long history of high quality service and a positive experience for all. Great pay and benefits for our employees.
Our office hours are Sundays through Thursdays. Please submit resume via email or in person at 306 S. Main St, Ste 1, Ellensburg.

Part Time Registered Dental Hygienist (Sunnyside)    See Craig List Ad  11/19/2015

compensation: Wage based upon qualifications and experience
employment type: part-time

Fast paced dental practice in Sunnyside seeking a permanent Part Time Registered Dental Hygienist to join our team. Position is for Wednesday, Thursday, and every other Friday. Must have a current R.D.H. license to practice in the State of Washington.

Dental Office Manager (yakima)    See Craig List Ad  11/19/2015

compensation: DOE
employment type: full-time

Seeking an experienced Dental Officer Manager.
Great career opportunity for the right individual who wants to help the practice grow to the next level.
Ideal candidate is enthusiastic, responsible, detail-oriented person with a warm personality, good communication and phone skills. Minimum of 4 years of dental office experience preferred. I.T. general knowledge a plus. Experience with electronic records a plus.Previous assisting experience a plus, and preference given for college degree (AA or B.S.).Bi-lingual a plus!Duties include: Scheduling/Financial Coordinator, management of treatment Plan presentations, insurance billing/posting , H/R, A/R, A/P and collections.

Dental Receptionist (near Yakima)    See Craig List Ad  11-19-2015

compensation: DOE
employment type: full-time

Seeking Cheerful Receptionist to work full time in a dynamic, caring and patient focused dental office east of Yakima.
The ideal candidate is a service oriented, team player with a positive and personable attitude. They have experience in a dental setting and working with computers. They project a professional image, communicate articulately, multi-task, take initiative and desire to learn.

Dental Hygienist (Yakima)      See Craig List Ad  11-19-2015

 Compensation: to be determined

employment type: part-time

The office of Dr. Eric Borchert is looking for a part time hygienist to join our team Mondays and Tuesdays from 8am to 5pm. Please bring resume by to 11 N. 11th Ave. Suite 104. and ask for Brandy. We look forward to meeting you!

Dental Technician – Denture (Kennewick)     See Craig List Ad  11-19-2015

 compensation: DOE

employment type: full-time

MicroDental Laboratory Northwest – featuring Aesthetic Designs & Blue Crown located in Kennewick, WA is driven by and for results. Countless hours of continuing education and training, unrelenting attention to detail, the pursuit of perfection, and the desire to exceed customer expectations are all elements that help set us apart from other laboratories. From our state of the art facility to embracing the most advanced technologies and techniques, you can count on MicroDental to deliver superior restorations.  We currently have the following opportunity available for an experienced Removables Technician:
If you have experience in the following areas, we encourage you to apply.
• Acrylic finishing: complete denture/removable partial denture
• Denture partial and Implant denture set-ups/waxing/finishing and overall knowledge of over-denture and attachments
• Repairs/Relines
• Knowledge of working with and processing hybrids. This opportunity will allow you to work with the digital denture process and specialists performing the all-on-4 technique  • Minimum 5 years proficiency, ability to multi-task and self-motivated
Location offering:  • State of the art facility and equipment • Investments in the latest technology  • Full product-line laboratory
• Excellent compensation plan with benefits including medical, dental, life insurance, short/long term disability, 401(k), vacation & holidays.

Orthodontic Front Desk Receptionist (Yakima)  See Craig List Ad  11-19-2015

compensation: DOE
employment type: full-time

High quality, busy Yakima orthodontic office in search of an experienced front desk coordinator that is committed to excellence in patient care and customer service. The ideal candidate is bilingual or English, wants a long-term position,engaging, cheerful, warm-hearted, organized, self-motivated, responsible, and detail-oriented. He or she executes procedures carefully and desires to work within a fun and enriching environment in which each participant is supported and inspired to achieve his or her highest potential in the service of others. In joining our team, one is joining an orthodontic practice for which “service and excellence” is not a slogan but the foundation and purpose of its existence.
Job Requirements:
-High school diploma
-Bilingual (Spanish / English) preferred
-Excellent communication skills in both English/Spanish
-Exceptional computer skills
-Team player
-32-34 hours per week
We are willing to train the right candidate. The position is 32-34 hours, with excellent benefits including medical and dental insurance, vacation pay and 401k, and very competitive pay.
If you would like to learn more, please forward a resume and a brief letter describing your interest to the email address or drop by your resume to our office 721 N. 39th Ave. Yakima. Thank you for your interest and your time.

Dental Assistant Wanted for a Dynamic Family Practice-Yakima   See Craig List Ad 11-19-2015

compensation: Compensation will be discussed at the interview if granted.
employment type: full-time

Dental Assistant wanted for a growing family practice in Yakima, WA. Must have prior work experience and references. Must be detailed and proactive. This position is for full-time work. Please reply and email your resume.

Dental Office Front Desk Receptionist/Scheduler Wanted – Yakima  See Craig List Ad 11-19-2015

compensation: Compensation will be discussed at the interview if granted.
employment type: full-time

Front Desk Receptionist/Scheduler Wanted for a growing family dental practice in Yakima, WA. Must have prior experience working a dental front office – i.e. scheduling, insurance collection, charting, etc. Must be organized, team-oriented, and very thorough. Please reply and email resume.

Hygienist (Yakima, WA)       See Craig List Ad 11-19-2015

compensation: Nego
employment type: part-time

Seeking an experienced Hygienist to work in Yakima, WA 3 days per week. If you are currently enrolled in our services please forward your most current resume  and reference H4. If you are not currently enrolled in our services go to our forms tab to apply. If you have any questions please feel free to call us.

Dental Hygienist – Full Time Temp (Yakima)      See Craig List Ad  11-19-2015

compensation: DOE
employment type: part-time

A Refreshing Perspective
When you work at Willamette Dental Group, the organization’s progressive approach frees you to do what matters to you-and our patients. What makes this multi-specialty group practice unique, and better, is a commitment to proactively facilitating the best possible health outcomes. Combined with a dedication to leveraging scientific data, skill, and the experience to make them happen, when you embrace the organization’s guiding philosophy, you free yourself to facilitate healthy outcomes-and open yourself up to a world of professional growth and success.
Learn more about Willamette Dental Group: #findyourfreedomwdg
We’re currently looking for a full time, temporary Dental Hygienist in our Yakima office to cover for an employee on leave.
At Willamette Dental we value the contribution of our dental hygienists in providing high quality patient care, and you will be encouraged to utilize your dental knowledge and technical skills to the fullest.  We offer great team oriented working environments and competitive pay.

Dental Front Office Coordinator full time permanent position (Sunnyside, WA)

See Craig List Ad 11/19/2015

compensation: 15-17
employment type: full-time

JOB TITLE: Dental Front Office Coordinator, LOCATION: Sunnyside, WA
DAYS AND HOURS: 4 days a week, (M-F, days vary) 830-5,   STARTING DATE: ASAP
DESCRIPTION: Seeking a full time Dental Front Office Coordinator with at least 6+ months of experience previously working as a dental front office coordinator for a busy private practice. Must be proficient with all general front office duties including but not limited to phones, billing, insurance, scheduling, and recall. Eaglesoft software experience is preferred but not mandatory. If you feel you meet the above criteria, please go to www.dentalmedicalstaffinginc.com and fill out the employment application under the forms tab. Under position desired, please title FO-10. After which, please follow up with a phone call to Tina at Dental Medical Staffing, Inc

Dental Assistant (Ellensburg)                              See Craig List Ad 11-19-2015

compensation: DOE, Full Benefit Package
employment type: full-time

Full Time Dental Assistant-
Fun, fast paced office is looking for a full time Dental Assistant. Please submit resume via email.

Dental Assistant (Yakima)                   See Craig List Ad  11-19-2015

compensation: DOE
employment type: employee’s choice

Dental Assistant is needed in a small practice in Yakima. Must be cheerful and warm yet professional and organized. Must be a team player. Looking for a self motivated and responsible employee to join our team of dedicated Dental care professionals. Salary is competitive with Medical and Dental health benefits.Basic job descriptions: perform all back office duties related to assisting the doctor, as well as inventories, stocking, maintaining operatories, and equipment’s, ordering supplies, taking digital x-rays, communicating with other team members and front staff. Must follow all rules related to OSHA and infection control.  

Dental Hygienist (Part Time) (Moses Lake)      See Craig List Ad   11-19-2015

compensation: DOE
employment type: part-time

*NEW* General dentist office looking for a part time expanded functions dental hygienist to join our team! If you have your WA state hygiene license please send it to the email provided above. Currently we are offering part time. We offer full benefits and competitive pay!

Dental Assistant (Moses Lake)     See Craig List Ad 11-19-2015

 compensation: DOE

employment type: part-time

New general dentistry practice in Moses Lake and are looking to hire a few assistants. If you have any experience and/or have a current WA State assisting license, we would enjoy receiving a resume and cover letter from you! We are looking for assistants who have experience and/or knowledge in the following: Assisting the Doctor in procedures, taking x-rays, prophylaxis teeth cleaning, instructs patients on oral hygiene, charts cavities and teeth with the doctor, proper sterilization instruments, set-up, preparation and clean-up of rooms for treatment, strong communication skills and attention to detail is a must. This position would be part time, with room to grow and more hours to offer in the near future.

Part Time Certified Dental Assistant (Walla Walla)        See Criag List Ad  11-19-2015

 compensation: DOE

employment type: part-time

Seeking a part time certified dental assistant in Walla Walla, WA. Must be able to work well in a team environment, with a positive, upbeat & professional demeanor, and must love working with children as well.

Looking for employment in the Dental profession?  Be sure to check the “Craigslist” in your surrounding area for job postings!

Jan 24

Fall Class 2015: What are we doing this week?

Sept. 26, 2015:  Week #1: Required Aids/HIV Training Videos  (Stay awake!!!  or we throw Chocolate!!!!)

Oct. 3, 2015:  Week #2:  Required OSHA/Bloodborne Pathogens/If Saliva Were Red Videos. Introduction to Dentition & Impressions

Oct. 10, 2015:  Week #3:   Quiz: Dentition.  LAB:  Impressions/Instruments/Sterilization & Tray Set-Up.

Oct. 17, 2015:  Week #4:  Final assessment on impressions and pour ups,  lab: tray set up and instruments. 

Oct. 24, 201:5 Week #5:  Instrument Quiz, Toothbrush methods, Fluoride, Sealants, Tray Set Ups

Oct. 31, 2015   Week #6: Tray Set Up Quiz,  Prophy, seating, hand placement, prep. the operatory and sealants

Nov. 7, 2015:  Week #7:  Charting Quiz,  X-rays, patient communication, customer service

Nov. 14, 2015:  Week #8 Mock full patient intake, services, exam, treatment plan, charting, rescheduling

Nov. 21, 2015:  Week #9Evaluation of complete patient appointment process and services

Nov. 28, 2015:  No Class, Thanksgiving Holiday!

Dec. 5, 2015  Week #10Final Exam, Part 1:  Tray Set Ups, Dentition, Instruments

Dec. 12, 2015:  Week #11:  CPR/Bloodborne Pathogens Healthcare Card.  Final Written Exam, Part 2.










Oct 28

Individual Instruction and Hands on Experience…

In a very hands on environment you will learn:

  • Dental Cleanings
  • Take and Develop X-rays
  • Impressions
  • Dentition
  • Instruments and their function
  • Tray Set Up
  • Sterilization
  • Sealants
  • Charting
  • Customer Service
  • Oral Health Instruction

…and much more, our weekly syllabus and training aids  will help guide you through your textbook and workbook  assignments to be prepared for your weekly quizzes, tests and continued hands on training.  You will complete your Aids/HIV training, OSHA training and complete a 4 hr CPR/Bloodborne Pathogens program. We will have submitted your applications for your “Dental Assistant Registration” .

Upon completing this class you will have the skills and the confidence to apply for entry level dental assistant positions and know that when hired , they  can expedite your training into the perfect employee for their team.



Hands on experience goes a long way.

Hands on experience goes a long way.

Jul 23

Interested in becoming a Registered Dental Assistant?



Seeking training in the Dental Field? Call………

Central Washington School of Dental Assisting

                                                   (509) 699-1199 -info@cwsda.com


 FUNDING Options to Research


Financial Institution offering extended monthly payments upon credit approval

Please contact Gail at CWSDA – 509-699-1199

Washington State Department of Labor & Industries

Tuition funding available for workers requiring vocational re-training

Please contact your case manager for more information

SkillsourceCareer Bridge Funding (contact program in your county)

Tuition funding available, Please contact:  (509) 663-3091, 233 N. Chelan Avenue;  Wenatchee, WA. 98807-2360

OIC of Washington (By county that you reside in)

11 Spokane Street, Ste. 103, Wenatchee, WA. 98801, (509) 888 – 6012, www.yvoic.org/

Community Foundation of North Central Washington  (check this site for possible opportunities)

View Scholarship Guide and apply online at:  cfncw.org/scholarships

WWW.cfncw.org, (509) 663-7716, @cfncw, facebook.com/cfncw

The Wash Board.org  – Access Washington

Looking for scholarships? the WashBoard.org makes it simple.
They connect Washington students of all types with Washington scholarship providers….for FREE.

TANF and Support Services – Wenatchee Child Support Office, 805 S. Mission, Wenatchee, WA  98801

Email: wenatchee-dcs@dshs.wa.gov, (509) 866-6800, (800) 353-1113

Who is eligible:  Washington State residents who are responsible for the care of children or who are pregnant.  Some of the requirements you must meet include:  a) Income and resource requirements b) Citizenship and alien status requirements.

Dept. of Veteran Affairs:  Chapter #33 – Pending, Chapter #31-Contact Gail @ (509) 699-1199 for information.


Aug 06

CWSDA featured in Wenatchee Business Journal


Central Washington School of Dental Assisting was featured in the Wenatchee Business Journal recently.  Journal article

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