Marin Community Clinics

  • Registered Dental Assistant

    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.

     

    Marin Community Clinics offers a competitive compensation and benefits packet. Our benefits include, 8 paid holidays per year, a generous Paid Time Off program (PTO), Medical, Dental, Vision, 403b retirement plan with a match, Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, Gym Membership Discounts, Flexible Spending Accounts, and CME benefits.

     

    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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