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Modoc Medical Center is accepting applications for a Full Time, Benefited, Dental Assistant or Registered
Dental Assistant at our Canby Clinic. Under the supervision of the Clinic Manager. The Registered Dental
Assistant performs the same duties and has the same responsibilities as the Dental Assistant, but with some
additional responsibilities, including supervisory duties.

Hourly Wage Range:
DA $16.38 – $20.46
RDA $19.04 – $23.78

Job Responsibilities include (but not limited to):
• Prepares dental material correctly, as needed, and in the amount of time sufficient for the procedure but not so much as to allow wasting of materials.
• Will pull charts ahead of each dental day, and check forms to see if they need to be updated.
• Files charts and x-rays after each dental day.
• Maintaining a sterile and neat working environment.
• Prepares patients for exam and ensures the appropriate x-rays are done. Assists the provider to carry out extraction and other orthodontic procedures. Carries out scope of practice as ordered by the Dentist.
• Placing and removing dental dressings and taking impressions of teeth as needed.
• Maintains confidentiality on all patients.
• Checks rooms and restocks supplies daily
• Attends annual CPR refresher course, safety and infection control courses and other related in-service programs
• Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
• High School diploma or equivalent
• Current CPR card.
• Current RDA license for California is applying for RDA.
• Previous training and dental healthcare experience required.

Application Process:

For an application, visit the Modoc Medical Center Human Resources Department or apply on-line at: This position is being advertised in-house as well as to the public.
Modoc Medical Center – Human Resource Department 228 W. McDowell Ave. – Alturas, CA 96101


Minimum Hourly Wage: DA-$16.38 RDA-$19.04
Maximum Hourly Wage: DA-$20.46 RDA-$23.78

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: High School
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Reference Check