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Dental Assistant

Livingston Community Health
3.6 out of 5
Livingston, CA 95334
$16.00 - $21.03 an hour - Full-time

Location

Livingston, CA 95334

Benefits
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  • 403(b)
  • 403(b) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Bereavement leave
  • Dental insurance
  • Dependent health insurance coverage
  • Employee assistance program

Full job description

Summary:

A successful Dental Assistant must be passionate about healthcare and want to make a difference in the lives of others while acting as a mission-driven catalyst to help Livingston Community Health deliver the best quality of care and excellent service to our patients and their families.

Dental assistants are responsible for helping providers in delivering care to the patients. Essential functions include preparing operatory, chair side assistance, sterilization, educating patients maintaining inventory, assisting with documentation, helping with lab cases, maintaining dental equipment.

Essential Functions:

  • Prepare operatory for patients.
  • Explain the procedure to be performed. Get consents and other relevant documents signed by the patient and save it to patients record.
  • Take or update vitals as directed by the provider.
  • Take X rays as directed by the provider.
  • Help provider with documentation of diagnosis and treatment.
  • Give oral hygiene instructions or post op instructions.
  • Verify that all required documents are signed and saved properly in patient record.
  • Sterilize instruments.
  • Order supplies and check inventory.
  • Dispose materials properly in accordance with the laws and regulations.
  • Maintain dental equipment according to manufacturer’s directions. Call for repairs and scheduled maintenance.
  • Prepare and send cases to the dental lab.
  • Maintain list of Dental lab cases. Contact lab if needed.
  • Assist other team members as needed.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned.

Required Education and Experience:

  • High school Diploma or GED.
  • Completion of accredited course in Dental Assisting.
  • California radiation safety certificate.
  • BLS(CPR) certificate.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $16.00 - $21.03 per hour

Benefits:

  • 403(b)
  • 403(b) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Bereavement leave
  • Dental insurance
  • Dependent health insurance coverage
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Free flu shots
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid jury duty
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Experience:

  • Dental assisting: 1 year (Preferred)

Language:

  • Spanish (Required)

License/Certification:

  • BLS Certification (Required)
  • Certified Dental Assistant (Required)
  • California radiation safety certificate (Required)

Willingness to travel:

  • 25% (Preferred)

Work Location: In person