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Registered Dental Assistant Floater

Company: ST JOHN'S WELL CHILD and Family Center, INC
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

The Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) is responsible for assisting the Dentist in patient care by discussing the patient's needs and concerns. Registered Dental Assistant performs duties such as: prepare the patient for the treatment, assist the dentist in performing their treatment to the patient in restorative dentistry or oral surgery, prepare materials and equipment for treatment and have them ready for the dentist's use, take x-rays and assist the dentist in laboratory work. May perform other related work to include, but not limited to, making appointments, answer the phone, ordering supplies and doing the dental billing.Education & ExperienceHigh school diploma or GED preferred;One year RDA experience;Medical technology knowledge; andBilingual English/Spanish required (read, write, speak)Registered Dental Assistant license;Valid CA Driver's License and car required for travel to different clinic sites and community eventsResponsibilitiesActively participate in the Perfect Patient Experience by striving to keep our patients focused on optimal treatment while attending to their individual concerns, and promoting the good qualities of your doctor;Maintain a clean, sterile, and cheerful environment where our patients feel comfortable, prepare them treatment, and assist the doctors - thereby enabling them to provide efficient, quality dental treatment;Obtain dental history and/or records from patient (review patient health history and care slips);Ensure the health history is updated for all returning patients;Escort patients to/from the front desk, and introduce them to the exit clerk;Prepare tray setups for dental procedures, and maintain adequate supply levels in each operatory, replenishing as needed;Complete x-rays for adults and Pedo (children) patients as appropriate;Sterilize and disinfect instruments and equipment;Instruct patients on postoperative and general oral health care;Prepare materials for making impressions and restorations;Maintain an appropriate professional appearance and demeanor in accordance with Company policy;Maintain all logs required for St. John's Dental equipment, in compliance with prescribed audit tools;Maintain monthly check of Emergency medical kit, Oxygen tanks and oxygen masks (adult and children);Maintain adequate inventory of Dental supplies;Place orders for Dental supplies in accordance supplies;Demonstrate oral hygiene care procedure and techniques;Perform prophylaxis on children and applied fluoride treatment;Hand instruments and materials to dentists, and keep patient's mouths dry and clear by using suction or other devices;Record patient charting and all doctor notes on treatment record. Ensure the doctor signs treatment record consents and healthy history;Act in accordance with those set forth as per the applicable State's Dental Auxiliaries;Clean each operatory in accordance with the American Dental Association guidelines;Maintains strict compliance with State, Federal and other regulations, (e.g., OSHS, WC, Dental Board, HIPAA, ADA, FEHA, DOL, HR policies and practices);Electronic Health Record (EHR) inputting prescriptions and patients chart;Attend meetings, trainings, and other work-related events as needed; andOther duties may be assigned or may be modified as business needs dictate.

Keywords: ST JOHN'S WELL CHILD and Family Center, INC, Los Angeles , Registered Dental Assistant Floater, Healthcare , Los Angeles, California

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