The Primary Health Network, a Federally Qualified Health Center, provides quality primary care services and access to specialty care commensurate with the needs of the people in the communities we serve. Services are offered regardless of age, race, creed, sex, national origin or ability to pay.

Primary Health Network is first in offering quality care and caring to patients in communities. Primary Health Network is a leader among health centers through its commitment to developing innovative programs, new technologies and excellent facilities.

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EFDA  (Full Time )
Location: Clarion County

The Network

The Primary Health Network is the largest Federally Qualified Healthcare Center (FQHC) in the state of Pennsylvania. We have been serving our communities for 36 years. We currently operate healthcare centers in 16 counties in the state of Pennsylvania and 1 in the state of Ohio. We offer primary care, behavioral health, specialty care (in select counties) and dental services across the state of Pennsylvania.

About Us

The mission of Primary Health Network is to provide quality primary care services and access to specialty care for the people in the communities we serve. We offer services regardless of age, race, creed, sex, national origin, or the ability to pay.

Position Overview

This person assists in the provision of primary and comprehensive dental care as a member of a team of dental professionals. This person performs the duties of an Expanded Function Dental Assistant, Dental Assistant as well as some limited clerical duties at the site. Priority is given to those duties approved for licensure as an EFDA. Employee also performs general duties deemed appropriate by the Practice Manager, Regional Director or Dentist.


Location and Hours of Position

The general office hours for this position is Monday 8:30-7, Tuesday-Thursday 8:30-5, Friday Friday 8:30-1 (hours could vary). This position is located at our PHN Clarion Dental Center, Clarion PA.


Education/Experience Requirements

·       Valid Pennsylvania EFDA License

·       Minimum three (3) months previous experience as an EFDA preferred

·        Must be a graduate of approved EFDA program / school


Additional Job Qualifications/Skills

  • Previous FQHC experience (preferred)
  • Previous experience with Electronic Medical Records [EMR](preferred)
  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Computer proficiency (required)
  • Flexible and Motivated within the workplace. 



  • Medical/Dental/Vision (Employee and Family plans available, eligible after 60 days)
  • Employer Paid Short Term disability
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • 8 Paid Holidays 


Additional Benefits!

  • College Savings Plan
  • Fitness Center Membership Reimbursement
  • ID Shield & Legal Shield
  • Volunteer Time Off Program


Primary Health Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).