Healthy Smiles For Kids of Orange County

Dental Assistant-Teledentistry - Santa Ana, CA

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Active since 27-09-2017 Job category Health care - Physical
Location Santa Ana, CA Level -
Educational level GCSE / A-Level / Highscho... Employment type -
Hours 40 Salary -

A Healthy Smile Makes a Happy Child! Healthy Smiles is 13 years old and growing!!!

We are a non-profit organization providing dental clinic services, prevention, education and outreach via our Garden Grove clinic, Smile Mobiles and CHOC hospital location.

This position will work with our Smiles X-Press (Teledentistry) program at school sites.

If you love kids and want to make a difference in their lives, we would like you to join our team!

The Dental Assistant will work in a teamwork environment and be responsible for assisting the dentists, dental hygienists with portable equipment.

We are looking for someone that:

  • Is detail oriented
  • Has excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Enjoys working in a teamwork environment and able to work closely with teledentistry staff and clinic staff
  • Has analytical thinking skills
  • Enjoys working in a fast paced environment

Essential duties include:

  • The dental assistant will be chair-side with the dentist and hygienists; assisting passing instruments, suction, mixing and passing materials.
  • Prepares dental chair for patient/student services.
  • Records and assists with patient/student care documentation (Treatment plan)
  • Ensures the sterility of all reusable dental instruments and equipment in accordance with company directives and protocols.
  • Drives van to and from events
  • Follows HIPPA regulations
  • Works with and helps with processing of paperwork
  • Be responsible for cleaning the portable equipment

Position Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Graduate from accredited dental assisting program or ROP
  • A valid U.S. driver's license with at least two years of driving experience is required.
  • Infection control certification.


Required experience : At least one year as Dental Assistant or similar positions

Required education: High school or equivalent

Required language: Fluently speaks and writes English and Spanish

Healthy Smiles for Kids of Orange County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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This listing is a full-time job

Job category Health care - Physical
Industry / Industries Government / Non-profit
Region United States

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Name Sherry Callow