Dental Assistant

Children's Choice Dental Care & Premier Orthodontics
Published
June 17, 2022
Location
San Francisco, CA
Category
Job Type

Description

Have you had a positive impact on someone’s life today? Do you enjoy bringing smiles to children and their families? At Children’s Choice Dental Care, a member of CHOICE Healthcare Services, our mission is to provide everyone access to the healthcare they need. CHOICE is the largest provider of pediatric dental care in the Southwest United States, and we pride ourselves on delivering high quality care to children in our communities.

What We Provide To You As a CHOICE Teammate

  • Care for your wellbeing and work-life balance
  • Career development
  • Professional and personal growth
  • Experienced leadership support
  • Fun and supportive team dynamic with events and celebrations
  • Excellent compensation and comprehensive benefit package

Benefits As a Provider

  • Phenomenal compensation earning potential
  • Malpractice insurance
  • Sponsorship opportunity potential
  • Clinical mentor support

Summary: The Registered Dental Assistant supports dental care delivery by preparing treatment rooms, patients, instruments, and materials; passing instruments and materials; performing procedures in compliance with the Dental Practice Act.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Assists the doctor in procedures
  • Operated x-ray equipment and takes x-rays
  • Prophy teeth
  • Instructs patients on oral hygiene
  • Chart and treatment plan with doctor
  • Sterilizes instruments
  • Setup and prepares rooms for hygiene and treatment
  • Take IO's
  • Charting
  • Sealants, if applicable

Supervisory Responsibilities: This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Expectations of Performance: The employee in this role shall be considered to be performing in an acceptable manner when carrying out the CHOICE Values:

  • Compassion
  • Hard work
  • Openness
  • Integrity
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Engagement

Education and/or Experience: Certification from a dental college; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience, preferred.

Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of basic office equipment such as: computer, internet, email, copy and fax machines, and telephone.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: California Registered Dental Assistant License, CPR/BLS certification, X-Ray Certification, Coronal Polish Certification required. Sealant Certification, preferred.

Physical and Emotional Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Work Environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Employment Type: Full Time

Bonus/Commission: No

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