Dental Assistant, Community Health Center (FQHC), Los Angeles, CA

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Job Overview

(Only QUALIFIED Healthcare Professionals accepted) Dental Assistant – The Dental Assistant is responsible for assisting doctors in dental procedures, post-op instructions, patient education and record keeping.

The Dental Assistant directs and maintains patient flow, including patient admission and dismissal to assure efficient delivery of services. Prepares all necessary trays, instruments, bur block, and endo files for dental procedures. Can use Dentrix, practice management software, and electronic dental records. Take digital radiographs and organize them electronically. Assist dentist during dental procedure in an efficient and professional manner.

Give written and oral post-op instructions and oral hygiene education to patients in a clear and concise manner. Ensure that appropriate infection control guidelines are followed when cleaning|sterilizing instruments and preparing operatories. Assist with the maintenance and lubrication of equipment. Maintain a professional, friendly, and courteous attitude in the performance of the duties. Handle patient information with utmost respect and confidentiality.
Support the Centers mission of quality care and patient satisfaction. Assist with inventory control. Perform various clerical duties as needed. Schedule, cancel, and confirm patient appointments using patient management software.

Minimum Qualifications – Dental Assistant with x-ray license required. Minimum of one-year prior experience with back and front dental office work. Demonstrated ability with 4-handed and 6-handed dentistry. Working knowledge and experience in all phases of dental procedures. Excellent written and oral skills.

Job Detail
  • Job IDnchcr-2236530
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  • StateCalifornia
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