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Dental Assistant (RDA) needed in our dental office

MIRACLE SMILE DENTISTRY
Los Angeles, CA  •  Permanent Job


Compensation
$16-30 per hour/$32K - 60K per year
Work Days
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, and Fri
Experience Required
less than 1 year
Software Experience
Eaglesoft
Fluency In
Spanish

Our outstanding dental practice is seeking an exceptional Dental Assistant for an opportunity to join our dedicated team. 

Who We Are
At our office, we love our patients and one another, and value great customer service, with a positive attitude at work and giving personal best with thank yous.

We Value:

Love: The ability to empathize with others and show care, above the minimum required

Great Customer Service: Going the extra mile, words and actions are met, always under-promise and over-deliver on those promises.

Positive Attitude: No complaints, good listener, encourage one another

Personal Best: Team Player, going beyond one’s job duties.

Thank yous: Appreciation of one another, Having Gratitude and seeing beyond one’s own circumstance.

Who We're Looking For
We are looking for a Team Player:  Humble, Hungry, and Smart

Responsibilities
  • The duties of a dental assistant are among the most comprehensive and varied in the dental office. The dental assistant performs many tasks requiring both interpersonal and technical skills. Although state regulations vary, responsibilities may include:


    • 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 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



Posted about 2 months ago