We are looking to hire a Registered Dental Assistant immediately to support our leading non-profit client in San Francisco! This position would be from Monday - Friday from 9am-5:30pm and it will be 3 months contract, possible extension.
Perform all duties according to the Dental Practice Act of California.
Support dentists by following their instructions during procedures.
Perform RDA functions approved by the Dental Board of California.
Work in both General and Pediatric Dental Clinics.
Provide oral hygiene instructions to patients and parents/caregivers.
Apply topical anesthetic as requested.
Take patients' vital signs when necessary.
Prepare treatment rooms according to policy.
Maintain and prepare trays for procedures.
Review planned treatment to set up trays and rooms appropriately.
Prepare anesthesia for transfer to dentist.
Retract oral tissues for better visibility.
Remove excess moisture from the mouth.
Transfer instruments to dentists while adhering to sterilization standards.
Prepare and deliver required restorative materials.
Remove and prepare instruments for sterilization.
Perform sterilization procedures.
Obtain Informed Consent and provide postoperative instructions.
Take impressions for diagnostic and study models.
Pour and package impressions for dental lab.
Operate digital dental radiographic equipment.
Inform Dental Lead RDA of supply needs.
Provide translation services as needed.
Demonstrate understanding of safety policies and ensure safe patient practices.
Follow required protocols for personal safety.
Participate in quality improvement initiatives.
Provide off-site dental treatment when assigned.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Licensed Registered Dental Assistant in California.
One year of RDA work experience.
Dental x-ray safety license and experience with digital x-ray technology.
Experience with Dentrix EDR system is a plus.
Coronal polishing license and Sealant Certification.
Excellent teamwork and customer service skills.
Knowledge of four-handed dentistry and plaque control instruction.
Experience with Microsoft Office is desired.
Commitment to serve Native American and vulnerable populations.
Fluency in Spanish is preferred.
Job Types: Full-time, Contract, Temporary
Salary: $20.00 - $24.00 per hour
Monday to Friday
Ability to commute/relocate:
San Francisco, CA: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)
Can you commit to a 3 month contract and be able to start within 1-2 weeks?