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Frequently Asked Questions
Do I have to withhold taxes when I pay a temp?
DDS does not offer advice regarding taxes since the laws are constantly changing. We direct you to the financial adviser for your office to discuss the best option for you.
How do you screen your applicants?
How much do I pay the temp and how is that calculated?
How quickly can a position be filled?
Most temporary positions are filled within minutes. To ensure your temporary job will be filled promptly, our applicants are required to check in with us on a weekly basis
The amount of time it takes to fill a permanent position varies for each client. Your prompt response is key in expediting the hiring process. Our primary goal is to provide your office with only the highest quality candidates, please keep in mind it takes time to go through our database and thoroughly screen applicants for your position. Quality placements cannot be rushed. Although we cannot guarantee it, we aim to provide you with at least one candidate for your position by the end of the day your job order is received. Utilizing our temping services is a convenient option if help is needed immediately.
I just found out that one of my employees is not coming to work and you are closed, what do I do?
What are the fees I will incur for using your services?
|RDH and RDHEF||$25.00|
|RDAEF, RDA, DA and Front Office||$21.00|
For a permanent placement you will pay DDS a one time fee of 50% of the applicant’s average monthly gross.
What happens if I pay the permanent placement fee and the person does not work out?
When and how do I pay for your services?
When do I pay the temp?
When I have a temp in my office, do I pay them or does Direct Dental Staffing?
Why should I use Direct Dental Staffing to help me find a permanent employee rather than advertise the position on my own?
Frequently Asked Questions
Dental Professionals (Applicants)
Am I allowed to work with other agencies or apply for jobs on my own?
Do I have to pay Direct Dental Staffing?
Do I have to temp or can I just look for a permanent job?
Do you keep track of the offices that I have been sent to?
Due to the number of applicants that DDS is actively servicing it is up to you to stay organized as to which offices we refer you to. This is where a day planner comes in handy.
How do I sign up with your agency?
How long is my contract valid for with Direct Dental Services?
How much work will you be able to provide me?
What should I bring to the interview?
Everyone is required to bring documents proving your eligibility to work in the United States. The most common forms are your social security card and state issued identification card. If you do not have these forms of identification please make sure to ask what other forms are acceptable when you are scheduling your interview. A resume is also required for every person (Curriculum Vitae if you are a Doctor) whether you are looking for a permanent or temporary position. Additional information is required for the following positions:
*** We must see original identification documents. Photocopies will not be accepted and you will be ineligible for work until original documents are provided. ***
- DA: Certificate of graduation from your dental assisting program, California x-ray license, current CPR
- Front Office: California x-ray license (if you have one)
- RDA and RDAEF: Current pocket license, California x-ray license (if it is not on your x-ray license), current CPR
- RDH and RDHEF: Current pocket license, current CPR
- Dentist: Current pocket license, Current DEA, Current Liability, Current CPR