Registered Dental Assistant

Job ID
2020-135782
Employment Type
Per Diem
Department
Care Program
Hours / Pay Period
8
Facility
St Mary Medical Center - Long Beach
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
M-F 8:30 am to 5 pm as needed to cover
Work Schedule
8 Hour
Location
CA-LONG BEACH

Overview

Founded as a faith-based hospital in 1923 by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, Dignity Health – St. Mary Medical Center is a 389-bed, acute care, nonprofit hospital located in Long Beach, California.   The hospital offers a full complement of services, including a Level II trauma center, cardiac and vascular center, surgical weight loss, maternity and the CARE Center, which is a recognized PrEP center of excellence.  The hospital shares a legacy of humankindness with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems.  Visit https://www.dignityhealth.org/socal/locations/stmarymedical for more information.

Responsibilities

Under the direction of the dentists' at C.A.R.E., the Dental Assistant provides assistance in all phases of dentistry including, but not limited to, radiography, handing instruments to dentist, sterilization, setup of operatory's, front office management, back office duties, and billing and dental chart maintenance. The Dental Assistant acts as a patient advocate and performs those duties necessary to treat the patient as reflected in the mission of SMMC and the C.A.R.E. Program & Clinics.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • Current Registered Dental Assistance license
  • Dental radiograph licensure.
  • Current CPR

Preferred Requirements:

  • 4 years dental experience preferred.
  • HIV/AIDS clinical experience preferred.
  • Ability to speak Spanish highly desirable. 

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