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Dental Assistant/Registered Dental Assistant

Employer
Pacific Dental Services (PD)
Location
Castaic
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Nov 23, 2021

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Position
Dental Assistant
Salary Range
Salary commensurate with experience
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Type
Full Time
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Job Details


Desciption

Now is the time to join Hasley Canyon Dental Group and Orthodontics. You will have opportunities to learn new skills from our team of experienced professionals. If you're ready to take your career to the next level and gain valuable experience, apply today!


Overview

Registered Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties. The primary role of the Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) is to assist the dentist in gaining the patient's commitment to the best possible treatment, with urgency. Key duties associated with assisting the dentist in starting treatment include: utilizing x-ray time to promote the good qualities of the dentist, learning the patient's expectations while educating them with intra-oral pictures, using effective and anticipatory chair-side skills, and effectively supporting the dentist's diagnosis after the examination when the patient asks questions. The RDA should abide by procedures needed for compliance with state and federal safety regulation, infection control, and permitted duties.

Responsibilities

  • The primary role of the Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) is to assist the dentist as necessary to gain the patient's commitment for the best possible treatment with urgency
  • Actively participate in the Perfect Patient ExperienceÔ by striving to keep your patients focused on optimal treatment while attending to their individual needs and concerns
  • Maintain a clean, sterile, and cheerful environment where your patients feel comfortable; prepare patients for treatment, and assist the doctors - thereby enabling them to provide efficient, quality dental treatment
  • At the direction of the dentist, complete x-rays and intra-oral pictures of patients as appropriate
  • At the direction of the dentist, instruct patients on postoperative and general oral health care.
  • Sterilize and disinfect instruments, equipment, and operatories in accordance with the American Dental Association guidelines
  • Maintain strict compliance with State, Federal, and other regulations, (e.g., OSHA, WC, Dental Board, HIPAA, ADA, DOL, HR policies and practices)

Qualifications

  • Equivalent to high school diploma or general education degree (GED), and specified training courses as mandated by state for certification, licensure, or registration
  • Certifications/licenses/registrations as mandated by applicable state (e.g. coronal polish, radiograph exposure, ultrasonic scaling for orthodontic procedures, pit and fissure sealant application, etc)
  • Associate degree or one-year certificate from an accredited college or technical school; or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred

Benefits

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Child care assistance
  • 401K
  • Paid time to volunteer in your local community
  • Shift premium pay for eligible roles who work weekends

Pacific Dental Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are united in our mission to create healthier and happier team members.





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Company

Pacific Dental Services (PDS), one of the country’s leading dental support organizations, provides a full scope of business and administrative support services to dentists, including marketing, real estate, payroll, human resources, billing and accounting. Founded in 1994, PDS provides business support services for more than 530 dental practices across the United States.

In 2012, PDS was recognized by Inc. Magazine’s Hire Power Awards, ranking 4th on Inc.’s list of the “Top Ten Heroes of the American Economy.” PDS also ranked 1st on the Hire Power Awards list in the health industry and 2nd on Inc.’s list of top job creators in the State of California.

With PRIVATE PRACTICE+®, the innovative business model from PDS, clinicians have true autonomy --plus benefit from a support structure that is second to none. Every PDS-supported clinician has the autonomy to lead their team in Clinical Excellence, while the PDS business management team handles the administrative duties. PDS handles the business support services so clinicians can focus on what they love: dentistry.

Company Contact Information:

Pacific Dental Services, Inc.

17000 Red Hill Avenue

Irvine, CA 92614

Email:   

info@pacificdentalservices.com

careers@pacificdentalservices.com

Find Us
Telephone
(860) 440-0635
Location
Job Target
600 Summer Street
5th Floor
Stamford
CT
06901
US
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