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Certified Nursing Assistant-Dental, Part-Time

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JOB ID: 23000165

Hershey, PA
Job Category: Health Services (Medical, Dental and Psych Svcs)

Milton Hershey School (MHS) is a tuition free, home, and private school for over 2,000 Pre-K through 12th grade students.  Founded in 1909 by Milton and Catherine Hershey, the lives of more than 11,000 students have been positively transformed through MHS’s high-quality career-focused education, nurturing home life, and extensive wellness and health care. MHS provides cost-free medical, dental, and psychological services to students. We do this through top-notch staff and state-of-the-art facilities, including a 40-bed health center, three school nurse clinics, and three dental clinics.  

MHS is currently seeking a part-time 10-month* Certified Medical or Nursing Assistant (CNA/CMA) to join the Dental Services Department. This position assists the dental clinic driver by accompanying students who have received dental sedation and safely escorting students to/from off-campus specialty appointments.  This position provides emotional support, caregiving, palliative care, and supervision when accompanying/transporting students, while always maintaining personal/professional accountability, student safety, and confidentiality consistent with School protocols.  

*A 10-month work schedule typically includes summer, holidays, and school breaks off. This position will average 15 hours per week on Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays. Hours may vary according to student appointments, specialists’ availability, and treatment need.  Flexibility with the schedule is a must.  Hourly pay rate: $17.22 - $22.99, pay is determined by experience. Part-time employees are eligible for a retirement savings plan, an employee assistance program (EAP), free lunches when on duty, and Hershey area discounts.


•    High School Diploma or equivalent required.•    Valid current certification from a state approved Nursing Assistant training program or equivalent required.•    Minimum of 1 year experience as certified nursing or medical assistant.•    Experience working with or around children & youth preferred. •    Current CPR and First Aid certifications required.•    Valid PA driver’s license in good standing required.•    OSHA trained for blood-borne pathogens.•    Physically able to lift and assist sedated students.•    Proficiency with Microsoft applications and other systems. •    Excellent verbal and written communication skills.•    Exceptional multi-tasking and organizational skills.•    HIPAA compliant, maintain student confidentiality.•    Fluency in Spanish a plus•    Candidates should be willing to actively engage with students beyond the scope of their job responsibilities. •    Candidates should demonstrate a high degree of integrity, as all MHS Staff are role models for MHS Students.

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