Plumas District Hospital Quincy , CA 95971
Plumas District Hospital is recruiting for a full time, benefited Dental Assistant or Registered Dental Assistant. This position will also function as a Dental Sterile Technician.
Pay scale for non-licensed position is $12.16 - $15.52 per hour.
RDA wages are $16.21 - $20.69 per hour.
DENTAL ASSISTANT JOB SUMMARY:
Under direct supervision of the Dental Director, Dental Assistant will prepare patients for examination or treatment and make sure that patients are relaxed and comfortable. Assures that all needed supplies, instruments and equipment are ready. May also do clerical duties such as making appointments, case record maintenance, billing and payment functions, and handling patient dental insurance.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE POSITION:
Education/ Experience: High school diploma or equivalent is required.
Current CPR card required. Dental X-ray Certificate required; or enrollment in program and completion date set. 1-2 years experience as a Dental Assistant preferred.
DENTAL STERILE TECHNICIAN JOB SUMMARY:
With coordination of the Dental Clinic Supervisor,the Dental Sterile Technician will make sure that all instruments are sterileon a daily basis. The Dental Sterile Technician will clean and maintainsterilizers, hand pieces and cleans traps.
Clean rooms after each patient visitand assure that all needed supplies, instruments and equipment are ready. Responsibilitiesmay also include some light clerical duties.
Experience: Willing to train the rightcandidate.
Must have knowledge ofalphabetical filing system.
Must havesufficient knowledge of verbal and English comprehension and expression to communicateclearly with callers, visitors and staff. Must be able to perform simple addition and subtraction, and read andcopy numbers accurately.
Must possess the abilityto prioritize assignments and responsibilities and handle a wide range ofduties.
Must demonstrate reliable andpunctual attendance. Must have afriendly and helpful disposition toward visitors, callers and staff.
Must meet the physical and other requirements of the job description.