Registered Dental Assistant (Outpatient), Full Time, Fowler Medical Office - Valley Children's Partnership!

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Clinical Care
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Central California Region
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16633 Requisition #

Adventist Health is more than an award-winning health system. We provide whole-person care to our communities and champion the greater good - from the operating room to the boardroom, we are driven by our unique passion to live God's love through health, wholeness and hope. From Oregon to Oahu, we have a calling to always do more. Now is your chance to apply your passion to our mission.

 

We are thrilled to announce that recruitment has officially begun for the long-awaited grand opening of our brand new, state of the art pediatric specialty medical center in Fowler, which is a partnership with Valley Children's Healthcare! Be a part of the extraordinary team who will be providing compassionate care to the members of our community starting in late spring, 2019.


We're looking for someone to join our team as a Registered Dental Assistant (Outpatient) who:

Provides oral hygiene and preventive services to dental patients. Evaluates and assesses provision of services. Performs procedures safely in compliance with regulations under the direction of a dentist. Prepares materials and equipment for treatment and has them ready for use.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Removes calculus and plaque (hard and soft deposits) from all surfaces of the teeth, applies preventive materials to teeth, i.e., sealants and fluorides, and teaches patients appropriate oral hygiene strategies to maintain oral health, e.g., tooth brushing, flossing and nutritional counseling.
  • Makes impression/s of patients' teeth for study casts (models of teeth used by dentists to evaluate patient treatment needs.
  • )Prepares patients for services, documents procedures and assists with other office management activities, i.e., scheduling patients, as needed.
  • Assists the dentist in the administration of treatment at the chair side as required or directed by the dentist. Maintain a sterile and neat working environment according to current infection control proceduresPerforms other job-related duties as assigned.

 

You'll be successful with the following qualifications:

 

Education: 

  • High School Education/GED or equivalent: Preferred
  • Associate's/Technical Degree or equivalent combination of education/related experience: Preferred

 

Required Licenses/Certifications: 

  • Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) in state of practice: Required
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) or Basic Life Support (BLS) certification: Preferred

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