Dental Assistant I

San Benito Health Foundation Hollister , CA 95023

Posted 1 week ago

Dental Assistant is a full-time position responsible for assisting the dentist and dental hygienist in the direct provision of primary care dental services to patients of the center Dental Assistants play a vital role in a dental procedure and in the dental practice. Dental assistants work to assist the patient and doctor in various ways that allow for the procedure and practice to flow seamlessly. Dental Assistants tasks include seating the patient, verifying the patients identity, obtaining vitals, preparing the chair for the procedure including obtaining x rays prescribed by the provider, first assisting the provider during the procedure and cleaning up (sterilizing). As well as, preparing patients for oral examination, assisting in providing treatment, all aspects of chair-side assisting, documenting in the Electric Health Records System (EHR), assisting Hygienist, and other duties assigned. Along with the dental team, he or she will provide preventive dental care and is crossed trained through the various departments to offer optimal service to our patient population.

Requirements

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Successful completion of an accredited Dental Assistant Program
  • Current State of California X-Ray License
  • Current CPR Certification
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Current and Valid Californias Drivers License
  • Bilingual/Spanish is a must

Benefits

SBHF offers a competitive compensation and benefit package, which includes medical, dental vision, and life insurance, as well as a 403(b) retirement plan.

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Dental Assistant I

San Benito Health Foundation