Job Information





El Cajon

Work Experience

1-3 years

Job Description

Wonderful and well established Orthodontic and Pediatric office in El Cajon is in need of a full time Orthodontic assistant to join our team.

Someone with an upbeat personality who likes to take care of patients will have the most success with this position.

Hours are Mondays and Wednesdays from 7am to 4:30pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7am to 2:30pm and Fridays 8 to 4.

For you hard work we offer:

  • Very competitive pay $22-26/hr.

  • Earn up to 3 weeks of paid vacation.

  • Holiday Pay

  • Medical benefits.

Ortho Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) duties include but not limited to:

  • Managing own column with 15-30 patients a day.

  • 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

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

  • 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)