Marin Community Clinics

  • Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)

    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Types
    Regular Part Time
    Location
    US-CA-San Rafael
    Category
    Dental Support (DA, RDA)
  • Overview

    Registered Dental Assistant supports MCC's Dental Clinics with a wide range of duties. Supports Dentists at all times and focuses on delivering excellent customer service to our patients.  

     

    Work schedules available:

    Day Shift: 8:00am to 5:00pm

    Evening Shift: 5:00pm to 9:30pm

    Weekends Shift: 8:00am to 5:00pm

     

    Candidates that wish to work evening and weekend shifts receive 10% pay differential

     

    Work locations: Novato and San Rafael Dental Clinics/4th Street Dental Clinic, San Rafael, CA.

     

    Excellent benefit packet, 403b match, and generous PTO accrual (For those working 24 hours+).

     

    We will consider Dental Assistants working towards their RDA License.

    Responsibilities

    • Greets and welcomes patients and visitors to practice with excellent customer services.
    • Escorts patients to treatment room, seats patients and has proper set-up for procedure ready.
    • Assists patients with comfortable level.
    • Verifies patients chart and updates health information as necessary during patient arrival and at end of appointment.
    • Ensures proper treatment notes are accurately recorded in patient's record.
    • Performs Coronal polish.
    • Provides oral hygiene instruction and nutritional counseling to patients.
    • Monitors supplies inventory and requests supplies as needed and stock treatment rooms at all times.
    • Oversees cleanliness of treatment room according to sterilization procedures.
    • Disinfects treatment rooms according to OSHA regulations.
    • Provides weekly maintenance for water lines and changing traps in operatories.
    • Organizes trays, instruments and treatment room drawers at all times.
    • Ensures that office sterilization procedures are documented and posted at all times.
    • Promptly sends out and monitor all dental laboratory cases.
    • Maintains dental office emergency kits and nitrous oxygen tanks.
    • Follows laboratory procedures according to office protocols.
    • Uses appropriate electronic charting techniques for maintaining and updating dental records.
    • In charge of entering patient insurance information and posting fees on computer for all completed procedures.

    Qualifications

    • Current CA State RDA License.
    • Current CA Dental X-Ray License.
    • Bilingual (Spanish/English) highly desired but not required.
    • Ability to work in fast paced non profit Community Health Clinic environment supporting underserved patient population.
    • Ability to communicate via e-mail.
    • Ability to multitask and follow directions.
    • Ability to assist the dentist with nitrous oxide sedation and patient management.
    • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and written in English.
    • May be required to occasionally lift at least 25-30 lbs.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to work with patients of all ages.
    • Dentrix Electronic Health Records software knowledge a plus.

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