Posted: Tuesday, December 26, 2017 7:57 PM
Job Description Golden Valley is seeking out a Registered Dental Assistant for its Patterson Dental Clinic. The Registered Dental Assistant will have the responsibility for assisting the dentist. The Registered Dental Assistant reports directly to the supervising dentist. The hours for this position are M-F, 8-5 Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Demonstrates effective communication and problem-solving skills. Prepare tray set-up, sterile instruments. Pass and receive instruments. Mix cements, amalgam and impression materials. Oral evacuation and retraction. Seat, prepare, and dismiss patients. Receive and place telephone calls. Appointment control. Inventory control. Routine maintenance of equipment. Operatory preparation and clean-up. Oral hygiene instructions. Records management. Take blood pressure; take oral temperature. Develop and mount x-ray. Pour and trim diagnostic casts. Fabricate custom trays. Coronal polishing with State Board approved course. Temporary cementation and removal of temporary crowns. Size crowns and bands. Remove cement supra-gingivally. Place bases and liners on sound dentin. Test pulp vitality. Dry canals with absorbent points. Mouth mirror inspection of oral cavity. Place, wedge, and remove matrix. Topical application of fluoride. Remove sutures. Other duties as required. Min. Qualifications: KNOWLEDGE: Dental office procedures and terminology. SKILLS: Current California Registered Dental Assistant Licensure. X-Ray Licensure. ABILITY TO : Perform dental offices procedures as assigned. Physical Demands: The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds and push up to 100 pounds (on wheels). Must be able to hear staff on the phone and those who are served in-person, and speak clearly in order to communicate information to clients and staff. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. Must have high manual texterity. Must be able to reach above the shoulder level to work, must be able to bend, squat and sit, stand, stoop, crouching, reaching, kneeling, twisting/turning, fingering and feeling. Work Environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually average. Education/Experience Requirements: Current California Registered Dental Assistant Licensure. X-Ray License. Dental office procedures and terminology. GED or High school graduate. Bilingual Spanish/English as required for positions. Clerical and computer skills. Company Description Golden Valley Health Centers is a Federally Qualified Health Center. With nearly 900 employees in 37 clinics and support centers serving a diverse population, we provide health care services to anyone, regardless of their ability to pay. Just a short drive from beautiful Yosemite National Park and a two hour drive from the Bay Area, GVHC is located in Central California. Affordable cost of living, access to national parks and outdoor activities, quality educational opportunities, and friendly neighbors are just a few of the reasons that make Central California a great place to call home. We offer a competitive benefits and compensation package as well as the opportunity to work with a motivated and growing team.
• Location: Modesto, Patterson
• Post ID: 25444537 modesto