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Dental Assisting Program



Reports To: 

Department Chair

Position Status:

Part-Time, Non-Benefited

Posted Pay Range: 

$13.46 - $16.83 per hour


About Us:

The College of Western Idaho (CWI) expands learning and life opportunities, encourages individual advancement, contributes to Idaho’s economic growth, strengthens community prosperity, and develops leaders.

We are a comprehensive community college providing higher education programs. We offer a full range of academic and career-technical courses leading to an Associate of Arts or Science degree, Associate of Applied Science degrees, continuing education, and certifications. CWI also offers Basic Skills Education to help prepare for a GED, Dual Credit for high school students, and fast-track career training for working professionals.

At CWI we are proud of our talented and dedicated faculty and staff. Our employees have an opportunity to make a difference in students’ lives every day. We are excited for you to join us and share our passion for higher education.


Position Summary:

This is a part time position, 6 hours per week, for the Fall and Spring Semester. The primary role of this position is to support the Instructor in assisting the students in chairside Dental Assisting skills.


Essential Functions:

• Create an engaging and safe learning environment by assisting the instructor in teaching dental assisting skills to students. These skills include but are not limited to:
o Passing instruments
o Suctioning
o Infection control procedures
o Brushing and flossing techniques
o Administration of fluoride treatments
o Taking and documenting vitals
o Topical anesthetic
o Preparing and passing the anesthetic syringe
o Taking alginate impressions
o Assisting in amalgam and composite procedures
• Conveys by words and action the values expected by CWI


Minimum Qualifications:

• Current CDA certification
• Certified in CPR and First Aid
• Assisted in the dental profession for 1 year
• Completed a course in education methodology


If so, please submit your resumé and cover letter. We look forward to receiving your application.