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Registered Dental Assistant

Location : San Francisco, CA
Job Type : Direct
Reference Code : 2487
Required Years of Experience : 1
Required Education : High school or equivalent
Job Industry : Healthcare - Health Services

Job Description :

Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)

Location:  San Francisco

Bilingual Chinese / English Preferred

The Registered Dental Assistant will provide chair side assistance to the dentist; perform related duties, and assists with clerical work as needed.

·       Prepare operatories and equipment for patient treatment.

·       Assist with front duties including appointment scheduling, Billing entry, typing, etc.

·       Provides chair side assistance to the dentist using four - handed dentistry techniques.

·       Takes dental radiographs.

·       Maintains dental operatories, dental laboratory, dental equipment and sterilization area in proper working order.

·       Carries out limited dental laboratory procedures such as pouring models of impressions.

·       Assist in topical fluoride administration.

·       Ensure that the patient’s record, Superbills and all relevant paperwork are completed and routed to the front desk.

·      ·       Proactively inform the Dental Clinic Coordinator of any supplies that need to be replenished, so a consistent level of supplies is maintained at all times. 

·       Provide dental health education, including oral hygiene instruction and dietary advice, to patients and to target groups of out – reach program.

·       Keep track of DentiCal or insurance authorization and schedule appointment accordingly.


Required Qualifications :

·       Completion of a qualified dental assistant training program.

·       Current License to work as a Registered Dental Assistant in the State of California.

·       License in California to take dental radiographs.

·       Knowledge of cleaning and sterilizing procedures for dental instruments and equipment.

        Current documentation of Basic Life Support require

        Bilingual Chinese / English highly preferred



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