Healthy Smiles For Kids of Orange County

Registered Dental Assistant- Prevention and Outreach Department - Santa Ana, CA

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Active since 04-08-2017 Job category Health care - Physical
Location Santa Ana, CA Level Professional
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 Mobile units and CHOC hospital location.

This position will work with one of our Smile Mobile teams bringing prevention and education services to Orange County schools.

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

The Registered Dental Assistant will work in a teamwork environment and be responsible for assisting the dentists and dental hygienists aboard a mobile unit. 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 mobile staff and clinic staff
  • Has analytical thinking skills
  • Enjoys working in a fast paced environment

Essential duties include:

  • The Registered Dental Assistant will be chair-side with the dentist and hygienists; assisting by passing instruments, suctioning, prepping and passing materials
  • Prepares dental chair for patient/student services as per Mobile protocols
  • Maintains adequate supplies
  • 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 mobile unit to and from events
  • Follows HIPPA regulations and maintains confidentiality
  • Assists with various general and administrative functions of the Mobile as appropriate and time permits. This will include completion of treatment, billing or other related documents as needed.
  • Be responsible for maintaining and cleaning the mobile unit

Position Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED
  • RDA Certificate
  • CPR
  • OSHA and infection Control Certificate
  • 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.
  • Successful completion of RV Mobile training within 90 days of hire

Required experience: At least one year as a Dental Assistant


Required license or certification:

  • Driver's License for at least 2 years

Job Type: Full-time- Monday through Friday and occasional weekends. Typical hours are 6:00a.m.-3:00p.m


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