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Overview

The Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) prepares patients for dental treatment and examinations and
assists the Dentist at the chair during patient treatment. They review patient records to determine the
instruments and materials that will be needed; take x-rays of teeth and jaws. The RDA also mixes
and handles dental materials and makes preliminary impressions for dental prosthesis. In addition,
they sterilize instruments, utensils, dressings, and equipment; clean dental rooms and equipment; and
inventory and order supplies as needed. The RDA maintains patient records, performing simple
dental lab work, and other related work as required and assigned by the dentist. EOE

Additional Application:

Must have a high school diploma or equivalent from an accredited high school. 2. Must have a valid California driver's license or license from current residence state. 3. Must pass P.L. 101-630 background check OR pre-employment background check. 4. Must pass a pre-employment drug test. 5. Must have a valid CPR card or be able to obtain one within ninety (90) days of hire. ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION 6. Graduate from a board-approved RDA educational program (preferred); or complete at least 15 months (1280 hours) of satisfactory work experience as a dental assistant with a dentist licensed in the United States; or complete a California Department of Education approved 4-month educational program and 11 months of work experience with a dentist licensed in the United States. 7. Must have a valid license as a Registered Dental Assistant issued by the State of California Board of Dental Examiners. 8. Complete a board-approved course in coronal polishing. 9. Complete a board-approved course in radiation safety. 10. Complete an eight (8) hour board-approved courses in infection control.

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 12
Education Required: High School
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Reference Check
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: $21.88
    Maximum Hourly Wage: $27.35

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