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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.


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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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