Dental Assistant

Dental - Dental Assistant
DOD / MTF - Illinois - Naval Station Great Lakes

Job Description

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Spectrum Healthcare Resources has an excellent opportunity for a civilian Dental Assistant at Naval Hospital Great Lakes in Waukegan, IL, where everyday presents new challenges and opportunities for growth. 


Exciting news! We're offering a $750 sign-on bonus for new candidates, paid out on their first paycheck. Join our team and enjoy this bonus as a token of our appreciation for choosing to be part of our organization.


In this dynamic role, you'll find yourself immersed in a fast-paced environment, delivering top-notch care to the brave Naval Cadets who entrust us with their health and well-being. Working alongside a dedicated team, you'll be at the forefront of military healthcare, making a tangible difference in the lives of those who serve our nation. 


Position Highlights:


  • 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday
  • Thriving environment and experience the rush of providing essential care to our  Naval Cadets
  • Medical/Dental/Vision/401k
  • Benefits available and enjoy PTO and 11 paid Federal Holidays, recognizing your hard work and dedication to our mission


Position Requirements:


  • Education: Hold a Certificate or Associate Degree in dental assisting, obtained from a program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) of the American Dental Association (ADA), with at least 12 months of experience within the last 36 months
  • Military expertise: Or Possess certification from a military dental technician or dental assistant school, coupled with 12 months of experience within the preceding 36 months, showcasing your specialized skills in a military setting
  • Radiographic proficiency: Be certified in radiography, with comprehensive training covering radiation physics, biology, health, safety, and protection, as well as digital radiographic processing techniques
  • Experience: Demonstrate your prowess with six months of experience as a Dental Assistant post-graduation, highlighting your ability to excel in this critical role
  • Lifesaving skills:Maintain Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification


For More Information Contact:


Niqcardo Calhoun




About Waukegan, Illinois:


Waukegan is located in the heart of “Lake County” along the shore of Lake Michigan. This destination is desirable year-round and offers an emphasis on the arts and recreation. It is located 45 miles outside of Chicago, providing a respite from the crowds while maintaining convenient access to the city. Some highlights include:


  • Attend the annual Arts and Music Festival to experience the best of the local arts scene 
  • The family will enjoy an exciting day at Six Flags Great America
  • Enjoy a sunny day by the water at the Waukegan Beach
  • Explore historic downtown Waukegan and eat at one of the many restaurants 





Company Overview:


At Spectrum, we utilize over thirty-five years of experience providing optimal solutions for federal agencies that are both innovative and cost-effective. We hold ourselves to the highest standard to ensure successful outcomes for the facilities and healthcare professionals we serve. As a Joint Commission Certified Healthcare Resource, dependability and service are the driving forces of our mission. 


Spectrum Healthcare Resources is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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Niqcardo Calhoun

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