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Estimated Pay $21 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Los Angeles, California

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Job Description

Summary: The 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. Responsibilities:  Greets patients in waiting area and escorts patients to the operatory.  Assists the dentist in the administration of treatment at the chair side as required or directed by the dentist.  Promotes an atmosphere supportive of good dental and general health by demonstrating good oral hygiene, questioning patients to ascertain home care status, instructing patients in techniques of flossing and brushing in accordance with protocol.  Maintain a sterile and neat working environment according to current infection control procedures.  Review the health history, make chart entries under the direction of the operator and assure completion of forms and signatures.  Assume the responsibility associated with any expanded duties that may be delegated by the dentist.  Stock operatories and maintain clinical supply inventory.  Review daily schedule to set up appropriate trays and instruments.  Supervise preventive maintenance of dental equipment.  Serves as supply liaison. Communicates with purchasing department and vendors to assure prompt receipt of all orders.  May perform the following procedures: o Test pulp vitality. o Place bases and liners on sound dentin. o Remove excess cement from supragingival surfaces of teeth with hand instrument or floss. o Size stainless steel crowns, temporary crowns and bands. o Temporary cementation and removal of temporary crowns and removal of orthodontic bands. o Placement of post-extraction and periodontal dressings. o Take bite registrations for diagnostic models for case study only. o Coronal polishing.
 Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications:
 High school graduate (or GED).
 Proof of completing radiation safety course.
 One year experience as a registered dental assistant.
 Certification as a Registered Dental Assistant required.
 Certificate for coronal polishing recommended.
 Demonstrate knowledge of dental health education subjects.
 Ability to complete forms in an orderly and accurate fashion.
 Able to use sound judgment. Possess a calm disposition and the ability to work easily with
people.
 Ability to relate to the public in all areas (racial, ethnic, and economic).
 Willingness to work evenings and/or weekends.
 Willingness to participate in community events such as health fairs, etc.
 Have the ability to communicate in English and Spanish.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters
while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work
environment is usually moderate.

Company Description
The Center for Family Health & Education, Inc. (CFHE) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), located in the northeast San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles. CFHE provides affordable and comprehensive medical care for underserved, uninsured, and underinsured residents of the greater Panorama City area. CFHE has been providing primary health care, mental health care, dental care, and women’s and children health care, as well as transportation services for patients since 2009.

Company Description

The Center for Family Health & Education, Inc. (CFHE) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), located in the northeast San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles. CFHE provides affordable and comprehensive medical care for underserved, uninsured, and underinsured residents of the greater Panorama City area. CFHE has been providing primary health care, mental health care, dental care, and women’s and children health care, as well as transportation services for patients since 2009.

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Posting ID: 800362915 Posted: 2024-04-17 Job Title: Registered Dental Assistant