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Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) -

Company: TrueCare
Location: Oceanside
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Are you looking for an opportunity to contribute to your local community as a Registered Dental Assistant? Do you enjoy working in a new and different environment each day with a variety of awesome and motivated people?Join TrueCare as a Registered Dental Assistant- Float!Established in 1971, TrueCare's mission is simple: to provide comprehensive, quality healthcare, regardless of one's ability to pay.The Registered Dental Assistant Float is responsible for assisting the dentist and dental hygienist in the direct provision of primary care dental services to patients of all Dental departments as needed. The Registered Dental Assistant Float is also responsible for sterilization, preparation, and inventory. The Registered Dental Assistant Float will be required to work at all TrueCare dental locations including onboard the Mobile Dental Clinic.Job Duties Include: While providing coverage for a site, review daily schedule to set up appropriate trays and instruments in operatory for patient treatment.Maintain a smooth constant flow of patients from reception to operatories.Help patients feel comfortable before, during and after treatment.Prepare patients for examination by obtaining their health history and taking their blood pressure and pulse.Record patients' health history, vital signs, and information in the Electronic Dental Record (EDR) system.Operate x-ray equipment to perform dental radiographic procedures.Perform mouth-mirror inspection of the oral cavity, to include charting of obvious lesions, existing restorations, and missing teeth.Provide chair side assistance to the dentist and hygienist, as needed, in the concept of four handed dentistry.Use suction and swabs to keep patients' mouths clear and dry during procedures.Accurately chart diagnosis of dentists.Place and remove temporary sedative dressings.Take impressions for diagnostic and opposing models.Under direct supervision of the dentist, perform procedures such as fabrication of temporary crowns intra-orally; temporary cementation and removal of temporary crowns and removal of orthodontic bands; coronal polishing; and placement of post-extraction and periodontal dressings in accordance with state regulations and law.Provide patients with instructions for oral care.Maintain dental equipment and work areas in compliance with health center policies and procedures relative to infection control and safety issues, including the sterilization of all reusable dental instruments and equipment and the proper disposal of all contaminated or potentially contaminated materials.Assist the front office, as needed, with answering the telephone, patient registration, scheduling appointments, recalls and obtaining insurance eligibility.Must Haves:High school diploma or equivalent.Valid CA Driver's License and good driving record. Graduate from a California Board-approved RDA education program.Minimum one year experience working as a Registered Dental Assistant in a high-volume dental practice.Bilingual in English and SpanishFamiliarity with dental terminology, instruments, materials, and medications used during dental procedures.Knowledge of professional and ethical standards of health care delivery.Availability to work outside of normal shifts (e.g., 8am to 5pm) and on Saturdays.Computer proficiency, particularly with the Microsoft Office suite, including Outlook and Word, and with electronic health record data entry.Current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification for Healthcare Providers.Infection Control Certificate.California Dental Practice Act Certificate.Nice To Haves:Associate degree in a healthcare related field.Experience working in a community clinic setting.At Truecare, we put your health first. Our compassionate team understands your needs and provides a heartfelt welcome to each and every person who walks through our doors.TrueCare requires employees to be vaccinated as a condition of employment, subject to accommodation obligations. " The State of California released a new order requiring all staff in healthcare settings to be fully boostered by March 1, 2022. Visit truecare.org to learn more! Health Inside. Welcome in! Salud Adentro. Bienvenido!TrueCare is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. In the spirit of pay transparency, we are excited to share the base salary range for this position. If you are hired at TrueCare, your final base salary (within the pay range), will be determined based on factors such as education, knowledge, skills, and experience. In addition to those factors, we believe in the importance of pay equity and consider the internal equity of our current team members when determining any final offer. Please keep in mind that the range mentioned above is the full base salary range for the role. Hiring at the maximum of the range would not be typical to allow for future and continued salary growth. We also offer generous benefits and retirement plans. PI207822306

Keywords: TrueCare, Oceanside , Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) -, Healthcare , Oceanside, California

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