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Overview

Under direct supervision of the Dentist, the Dental Assistant will prepare patients for examination or treatment and make sure that the patients are relaxed and comfortable.  Assures that all needed supplies, instruments and equipment are ready.  May also do clerical duties such as making appointments, case record maintenance, billing and payment functions, and handle patient’s dental insurance. EOE

Additional Application:

Education: High school diploma or equivalent is preferred. Current CPR card required. CA Dental Board Approved Radiation Safety Certification, Infection Control Certification, and CA Dental Practice Act Certification are all required; or willing to enroll in program with completion date set. Must be willing to obtain Infection Control certification within first 12 months of employment. Experience: 1 – 2 years of experience as a Dental Assistant preferred. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Excellent interpersonal skills with patients required. Knowledge of current dental assistant practices and procedures. Must have knowledge of alphabetical filing system. Must have sufficient knowledge of verbal and English comprehension and expression to communicate clearly with callers, visitors and staff. Must be able to perform simple addition and subtraction, and read and copy numbers accurately.

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 0
Education Required: High School
Driver's License Required: No
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Reference Check
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: $15.00
    Maximum Hourly Wage: $18.00
    Accessible by Public Transportation: Yes