Registered Dental Assistant

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA

Dentists and dental hygienists are consistently viewed as some of the most trusted and respected professionals that serve the public, and our graduates are part of the reason. The Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry not only educates excellent clinicians but also produces professionals who earn their patients’ trust with unyielding commitment to exemplary ethical standards. Our graduates also earn the respect of their colleagues, taking active leadership roles in the organized dentistry community from local to international levels.

USC's Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry is seeking a Registered Dental Assistant to join the Advanced Specialties (Advanced Prosthodontics) team. We are looking for a highly energetic Bilingual English / Spanish candidate who likes working in a fast-paced environment, as our clinic can see up to 100 patients a day!

A desired candidate will have previous experience working in dental specialties. Being licensed by the CA dental board as an RDA is required for this role. Please attach Resume, Registered Dental Assisting License and CPR Certificate in attachments.

This will be a 12 month Fixed-Term position with potential to growth into full time. Fixed-term positions are still eligible for full time benefits: http://benefits.usc.edu/i-am/full-time/

Job Summary:

Provides both administrative and comprehensive chair-side assisting services in a wide variety of dental general and specialty areas for patients during treatment procedures for attending dentist, doctoral dental students, and post-doctoral students in the clinical unit(s) and/or affiliated practices.

Preferred Qualifications:

Education:

Associate’s Degree

Bachelor’s Degree

Experience: 1-2 Years in dental specialties such as Prosthodontics

Field of Expertise:

A registered Dental Assistant License is required. Working knowledge of dental management systems, preferably axiUm. Bilingual skills in (Spanish and English) verbal and written communications skills. Demonstrated experience and skills in a variety of dental disciplines.


Minimum Education: Specialized/technical training
Minimum Experience: 3 years
Minimum Field of Expertise: Three years chairside experience directly in a dental environment or private practice in one or more recognized dental disciplines (general/prosthodontics, endodontics, periodontics, oral surgery, pedodontics, orthodontics, special patients). Working knowledge of HIPAA compliance, PPO and dental terminology. Demonstrated excellent interpersonal patient service skills, and ability to multi-task. Working knowledge of proper sterilization and instrument management techniques. Demonstrated experience in a high volume, fast paced environment. Demonstrated team-oriented and collaborative work style. Ability to travel to and from various local locations. Possesses a current California Registered Dental Assistant License, current California X-Ray Certificate, current CPR Certification, and current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers Certification.


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