Marin Community Clinics

  • Registered Dental Assistant

    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Types
    Regular Part Time
    Location
    US-CA-San Rafael
  • Overview

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

     

    We have full-time, part-time, Per Diem, evening and weekend shifts available. Here are the work schedules available:  

     

    Day Shift: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    Evening Shift: 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM
    Weekends Shift: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

     

    Candidates that wish to work evening and weekend shifts receive 10% pay differential. Excellent benefits packet, 403b match, and generous PTO accrual (for employees working 24 hours and more).

    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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