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Job Information

 

Salary

$18 to $25/hr (DOE)

City

Carlsbad

Work Experience

1-3 years

Job Description

Our beautiful and highly regarded practice in Oceanside is seeking a part-time Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) to join our team 3 days a week. The position could possibly turn into a full-time position for the right candidate.  

For the right person we are offering up to $18-25/hr (DOE). 

Our hours for part -time position are Monday, Thursday and Friday from 8 to 5 

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

  • 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

  • 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)

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

Please only apply if you have:

  • Knowledge of Dentrix

  • Extensive experience with Oral Surgery and Periodontics

  • Confident and happy

  • Can take very clear xrays and intraoral photos

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