Dental Assistant – Full-time (Mankato, MN)


Position Summary

Open Door Health Center in Mankato, MN is seeking a qualified, experienced candidate for a full-time position. The Dental Assistant is responsible for providing chair-side dental assistance for the provider to ODHC patients in a professional and patient-focused manner, using established dental procedures and techniques. He/She provides dental education to a diverse patient population. The Dental Assistant is a member of the dental team and works cooperatively with co-workers, the Lead Dental Assistant, Dentists, Dental Hygienists, and the ODHC Administration in imparting an overall positive philosophy and work environment within the dental clinic.

About Us

Open Door Health Center, a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), exists to increase access to quality, affordable, culturally appropriate, patient centered health care and to maximize the overall well-being or our patients. Our clinic provides expert care that is culturally sensitive to our diverse community. Our workplace is characterized by our passion for excellence, compassion for our patients, and commitment to our work. In addition to our Mankato location, we have locations in Jordan, Clarkfield, Marshall, and a Mobile Health program (Medical and Dental) that serves communities across southern MN.

Minimum Qualifications

The Dental Assistant must have a diploma/degree in Dental Assisting and holds a current registration/license in Minnesota as a dental assistant.  He/she must have excellent communication skills, understand the needs of the underserved populations, and have the ability to build positive relationships. Bilingual language skills are a plus.

How to Apply

Visit our website at and click on the Careers tab to access and complete the Application for Employment. Submit via email to HR@odhc.

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