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Clinica Romero is looking for highly motivated and talented candidates for the role of Dental Assistant. The new role is available in Los Angeles, CA 90033.
Job: Dental Assistant
Company: Clinica Romero
Location: Los Angeles, CA 90033
Position Title: Dental Assistant
Position Reports to: Dental Office Supervisor
Position Summary: To assist in the coordination and operation of the Dental Clinic sessions under the direct supervision of the Dental Director and Dental Supervisor, to ensure the delivery of quality services to the patients.
Works in conjunction with Dental supervisor and Dental Director providing quality care to patients.
Schedule patients for dental clinics.
Assist to coordinate patient flow.
Answer telephones, provides information and appointments to callers.
Collects donations from patients, completes all forms required and submits money with reports to administration.
Ensures that the dental department is properly and cleaned.
Adhere to infection control practices: Universal precautions; Hand Washing; Sterile/aseptic technique.
Record in sterilizing log every time instruments are sterilized. Reports to Dental supervisor when autoclave is not working properly or when receive abnormal spore test.
Clean, sterilize and assemble instruments, supplies and equipment required during specific dental procedures.
Maintain a safe and clean area.
Maintain and observe ergonomics safety precautions.
Prepare patients for oral surgery and other dental treatments, assist in dental treatment of patients, providing dentist with instruments and equipment necessary during treatment of patients.
Take vital signs on patients when necessary.
Take, develop and mount oral radiographs used in diagnosis and treatment of patients.
Record treatment results on patient’s dental record; instruct patients in the care of teeth; provide instructional materials as required.
Discharge and arrange follow up appointments.
Work with front office to ensure integrity of dental records.
Promote cost effectives by utilizing equipment and supplies in an efficient manner.
Learn and use current MIS system.
Maintain current CPR.
Perform clerical duties as assigned.
Attend in-services and /or trainings.
Ability to lift/move up to l5 pounds.
Other duties as assigned.
Observes CMOAR policy/procedures regarding conduct in the work place:
Observe regulations on time card use and reporting
Maintain attendance as per policy
Maintain a clean and safe work area.
Observe general Safety/Employee Health policies and procedures including Fire regulations.
Maintain a current annual health screening.
Maintain the privacy and confidentiality of clients with regard to personal records and program issues development.
Display clearly visible identification.
Treats all employees, clients, neighborhood committee members with respect, dignity and in a courteous and professional manner in accordance to non-discriminatory policies and procedures and Union Agreement.
Conduct only work related conversations when clients are waiting for service.
Do not discuss other staff members, policies, problems or medical care in public areas of clinic.
Dental Assistant or X-Ray certification.
One- year experience in related field.
High school graduate or equivalent.
Basic computer skills.
Ability to move/lift up to 15 pounds
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