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Registered Dental Assistant
Southern California Medical Center Pico Rivera, CA

Registered Dental Assistant

Southern California Medical Center
Pico Rivera, CA
Expired: 19 days ago Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $22 to $26 Hourly
  • Vision , Medical , Dental , Life Insurance
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Job description

Southern California Medical Center is looking for a Registered Dental Assistant to join a team of professionals in our Pico Rivera Clinic.

At SCMC, we are committed to serve patients and our community during the trying times. Join our team of professionals where we are focused on providing the best healthcare services for all patients, regardless of whether they need to finance medical care, have no insurance, or are looking for affordable or low cost care that they can feel confident in. From general medical care to preventative care and recovery, our mission is to ensure those who are underserved in our communities to have access to the best possible medical care.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Summary: The Dental Assistant assists the Dentist by setting up the dental equipment, sterilizing instruments, setting up rooms. In addition, the Dental Assistant performs some dental hygiene tasks as instructed by the Dentist, provides patient care, prepares patient for treatment, and keeps records updated.

Essential Functions:

  • Gather patient information and perform health background.
  • Collect and record medical and dental patient histories.
  • Provide patient care and support.
  • Take X-rays of patient’s teeth and process results.
  • Prepare the work area for procedures.
  • Assist Dental Hygienist by providing instruments and equipment and taking notes when needed.
  • Educate patients on good oral hygiene habits.
  • Prepare materials for crowns or dental impressions.
  • Perform coronal polishing, sealant application, fluoride application, and topical anesthetic application as needed.
  • Direct patients and maintain schedule.
  • Stock treatment areas and monitor inventory.
  • Preform other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

· Degree from school accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) and American Dental Association preferred.

· Dental Assisting certification: Licensed, registered, or certified by the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) preferred.

· Certification or associate degree in an accredited dental assistance program required.

· Dental x-ray certification preferred and competent and taking x-rays.

· Minimum one (1) years of experience in dental assistance preferred.

Desired Skills/Abilities:

· Excellent multitasking skills

- Flexible and able to handle constantly changing work environment

- Willingness to learn other tasks including front office and back office tasks

- Good at taking directions and following international operations, procedures and policies.

- Excellent observational skills and attention to detail.

· Knowledge of aseptic and sterilization techniques.

· Able to work in an intense, concentrated environment.

· Professional attitude and strong work ethic.

· Great communication skills.

- Strong interpersonal skills, compassionate, caring, friendly.

· Bilingual in Spanish preferred.

Willing to travel to other SCMC locations for training.

Company Description
At SCMC, a nonprofit organization, we are committed to serve patients and our community during the trying times. Join our team of professionals where we are focused on providing the best healthcare services for all patients, regardless of whether they need to finance medical care, have no insurance, or are looking for affordable or low cost care that they can feel confident in. From general medical care to preventative care and recovery, our mission is to ensure those who are underserved in our communities to have access to the best possible medical care.

Address

Southern California Medical Center

Pico Rivera, CA
USA

Industry

Healthcare

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