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Job Information

 

Salary

$17 to $25/hr (DOE)

Zip/Postal Code

92058

Industry

Health Care

City

Carlsbad

State/Province

California

Work Experience

1-3 years

Job Description

Our beautiful and highly regarded practices are seeking a Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) or Dental Assistant (DA)to join our team.  We have a practice in Carlsbad and Oceanside and this position will work in both practices!  

For the right person we are offering $17-25/hr (DOE). 

Our hours for this position are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 8 to 5.

For your Hard work we offer:
  • Medical Insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Paid Holiday 
  • Dental
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

  • Some Experience with Oral Surgery

  • Confident and happy

  • Can take very clear xrays and intraoral photos

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