Community Health Alliance of Pasadena
Published
09/13/2021
Location
Pasadena, Ca 91103, Pasadena, CA
Category
Job Type
Base Salary
39,520.00-47,840.00
Type: USD
USD
Education Requirements
• High School diploma or higher • Completion of DA/RDA course • Current DA/RDA License (RDA license is renewed every 2 years) • Current CPR certificate • Dental Radiation and Safety Compliance Certificate • Basic computer skills • Certificate of completion of Board-approved 8-hour course on Infection Control • Certificate of completion of Board-approved 2-hour course on California Dental Practice Act
Experience Requirements
bilingual Spanish
Industry
Dental -HealthCare
Qualifications
• High School diploma or higher • Completion of DA/RDA course • Current DA/RDA License (RDA license is renewed every 2 years) • Current CPR certificate • Dental Radiation and Safety Compliance Certificate • Basic computer skills • Certificate of completion of Board-approved 8-hour course on Infection Control • Certificate of completion of Board-approved 2-hour course on California Dental Practice Act
Responsibilities
• Call patients from the waiting room, guide them to the dental chair and at the conclusion of the visit, walk patients to the front to arrange follow-up appointments according to the dentist's instructions. • Review patient medical history, ensuring it is completely filled out and alerting the dentist of medical conditions prior to procedures. • Take blood pressure readings. • Take, radiographs, as directed by clinician. • Assist with coronal polish, as requested by provider (RDA only) • Take and pour study model impressions, as directed by clinician. • Prepare the patient and set up dental procedure trays. • Assist dentist during patient procedures. • Clean and disinfect operatory and equipment according to established infection control and safety guidelines. • Stock rooms in between patients. • Sterilize and organize dental instruments. • Maintain equipment according to manufacturer recommendations to ensure good working order. • Follow CHAP standards for Universal Precautions when working with potentially
Skills
previous experience in dental office, hospital or clinic
Work Hours
8am to 5pm

Description

Summary

The primary function of the RDA/DA is to provide direct and indirect support to the dentists in the delivery of patient care. The RDA/DA must function under the direct supervision of a dentist.

Medical benefits 100% paid by ChapCare, Vision, Life insurance 50K, 403-B=plan, which is like a 401(k) for educators and non-profit employees, can help supplement your pension or other retirement savings.

ChapCare’s Expectations of all Employees

  • Adheres to all ChapCare’s Policies and Procedures
  • Conducts self in a manner that represents ChapCare’s core values at all times
  • Maintains a positive and respectful attitude with all work-related contacts
  • Communicates regularly with her/his immediate supervisor about Departmental and ChapCare concerns
  • Consistently reports to work prepared to perform the duties of the position
  • Meets productivity standards and performs duties as workload necessitates

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Call patients from the waiting room, guide them to the dental chair and at the conclusion of the visit, walk patients to the front to arrange follow-up appointments according to the dentist's
  • Review patient medical history, ensuring it is completely filled out and alerting the dentist of medical conditions prior to
  • Take blood pressure
  • Take, radiographs, as directed by
  • Assist with coronal polish, as requested by provider (RDA only)
  • Take and pour study model impressions, as directed by
  • Prepare the patient and set up dental procedure
  • Assist dentist during patient
  • Clean and disinfect operatory and equipment according to established infection control and safety
  • Stock rooms in between
  • Sterilize and organize dental
  • Maintain equipment according to manufacturer recommendations to ensure good working
  • Follow CHAP standards for Universal Precautions when working with potentially infectious materials (blood or body fluids).
  • Cooperate with other personnel to achieve department objectives and maintain good employee
  • Demonstrate attitude of cooperation and
  • Maintain harmonious relationship with unit/co-worker, providing support and assistance to co-workers to ensure quality patient
  • Seek appropriate input from manager on interpersonal relationships that affect unit harmony and patient
  • Participate in educational programs, in-service meetings and
  • Maintain confidentiality of all patient and employee
  • Other duties as assigned by the Dental Site Lead, Office manager and/or Dental Director

 Prior Experience:

  • Previous experience working in a private or community dental clinic preferred.

 

Personal qualities:

  • Displays cheerful demeanor and makes positive comments when on duty.
  • Refrains from participation in harmful gossip, dysfunctional group interactions, and divisive behavior.
  • Displays courteous and professional behavior in all interactions with the public.
  • Works cooperatively with providers and other leads and staff members
  • Displays flexibility in accepting, changing, or carrying out assignments.
  • Adheres to dress code expectations.
  • Displays sensitivity in a multi-cultural environment.

Education Requirement:

  • High School diploma or higher
  • Completion of DA/RDA course
  • Current DA/RDA License (RDA license is renewed every 2 years)
  • Current CPR certificate
  • Dental Radiation and Safety Compliance Certificate
  • Basic computer skills
  • Certificate of completion of Board-approved 8-hour course on Infection Control
  • Certificate of completion of Board-approved 2-hour course on California Dental Practice Act
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