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Job Information

 

Salary

$15 – $25 Per Hour (DOE)

City

Encinitas

Work Experience

1-3 years

Job Description

Job Summary & Responsibilities

Fun and highly-rated Pediatric Dental Practice in the Encinitas area is seeking a Dental Assistant (DA or RDA) to join our team! 

Experience in a Pediatric Practice is a plus but not required. Our office is willing to train and certify!

Hours are Monday-Friday from 8am-5pm.

Dental Assistant (DA or RDA) duties include but are not limited to:

  • Helping patients feel comfortable before, during and after dental treatment

  • Communicating with both parents and children

  • Assisting the dentist during a variety of treatment procedures

  • Taking and developing dental radiographs (x-rays)

  • Asking about the patient’s medical history and taking blood pressure and pulse

  • Serving as an infection control officer, developing infection control protocol and preparing and sterilizing instruments and equipment

  • Providing patients with instructions for oral care following surgery or other dental treatment procedures, such as the placement of a restoration (filling)

  • Teaching our patients appropriate oral hygiene strategies to maintain oral health;(e.g., tooth brushing, flossing and nutritional counseling)

  • Taking impressions of patients’ teeth for study casts (models of teeth)

  • Performing office management tasks that often require the use of a personal computer

  • Communicating with patients and suppliers (e.g., scheduling appointments, answering the telephone, billing and ordering supplies)

  • Helping to provide direct patient care in all dental specialties, including orthodontics, pediatric dentistry, periodontics and oral surgery.

Interviews are starting now, please apply today!

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