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Registered Dental Assistant (Part-Time) - $1,000 Hiring Bonus

Company: Marin Community Clinics
Location: Novato
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:At Marin Community Clinics we are a "family helping other families in the community" and we are always striving to be better for the people and the community we serve. As a Federally Qualified Health Center, we serve patients from all walks of life. No one is turned away and charges are based on each individual's ability to pay.
Marin Community Clinics is looking for Part-Time Registered Dental Assistants to join our team.
The Registered Dental Assistant supports MCC's Dental Clinics with a wide range of Dental Assisting duties. The RDA supports Dentists at all times and focuses on delivering excellent customer service to our patients.
Work Schedule Available


  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 8:00am - 5:00pm.
  • Monday, Tuesday, and a Saturday OR Sunday from 8:00am - 5:00pm.Salary Range and Shift Differential
    • Salary for this position is dependent on education, license, certification and years of experience.
      Evening and weekend shifts (4 hours) with direct patient contact, include a 10% pay differential in addition to regular pay. Evening differential is paid only for completed 4 hour shifts that begin after 4:00pm.Benefits Program

      Our mission informs our approach to your benefits program. Our benefits program is designed to protect your health, family and way of life. We offer a competitive Benefits Program that includes affordable health insurance and Health Reimbursement Accounts (HRA), Dental and Vision Insurance, Educational and Continuing Education Benefits, Student Loan Repayment and Loan Forgiveness, Retirement Plan, Group Life and AD&D Insurance, Short term and Long Term Disability benefits, Professional Fee Reimbursement, Mileage and Cell Phone Reimbursement, Scrubs Reimbursement, Loupes Reimbursement, Employee Assistance Programs, Paid Holidays, Personal Days of Celebration, Paid time off, and Extended Illness Benefits.
      Employees working 24 hours per week or more are eligible for Benefits and the Hiring Bonus.Employees working 16 hours or more are eligible for the Hiring Bonus.
      Responsibilities:
      • Greet and welcome patients and visitors to practice with excellent customer services.
      • Escort patients to treatment room, seat patients and have proper set-up for procedure ready.
      • Assist patients with comfortable level.
      • Verify patients chart and update health information as necessary during patient arrival and at end of appointment.
      • Inform Dentist when patient is ready for treatment.
      • Ensure proper treatment notes are accurately recorded in patients. Electronic Health Records Dentrix chart.
      • Performs Coronal polish.
      • Conduct pre-patient staff meeting in the morning each day.
      • Check patient schedules daily for accuracy and post in all treatment rooms.
      • Check lab daily for necessary equipment to treat patients.
      • Check operatories for necessary armaments for patient visits and prepare next day supplies.
      • Provide oral hygiene instruction and nutritional counseling to patients
      • Monitor supplies inventory and requests supplies as needed and stock treatment rooms at all times.
      • Comply with all OSHA, Dental Board and MCC.
      • Prepare dental units for Dentist, stock units and ensure that units are clean at all times.
      • Oversee cleanliness of treatment room according to sterilization procedures.
      • Disinfect treatment rooms according to OSHA regulations.
      • Sterilize all instruments and headpieces according to OSHA regulations.
      • Provide maintenance on autoclave machines.
      • Provide weekly maintenance for water lines and changing traps in operatories.
      • Organize trays, instruments and treatment room drawers at all times.
      • Ensure that office sterilization procedures are documented and posted at all times.
      • Promptly send out and monitor all dental laboratory cases.
      • Implement a preventative maintenance/cleaning schedule for dental equipment.
      • Maintain dental office emergency kits and nitrous oxygen tanks.
      • Follow laboratory procedures according to office protocols.
      • Use appropriate electronic charting techniques for maintaining and updating dental records.
      • Track cases and referral to and from other doctors.
      • See that records are stored securely per HIPPA guidelines.
      • Assist in the administration of the recall system.
      • In charge of entering patient insurance information and posting fees on computer for all completed procedures.
      • Ensures RDA license remains active through continued education.Qualifications:
        • All employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and boosted as a condition of employment, subject to limited exemptions. New Employees are required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before the first day of employment. Exemptions to this requirement will be considered for those requesting an exemption on medical, disability, or religious grounds.
        • Current CA State RDA License.
        • Dental X-Ray License.
        • Current CPR Certification required.
        • Bilingual (Spanish /English) desired, but not required.
        • Dentrix Electronic Health Records software experience a plus but not required.
        • 1-2 years Registered Dental Assistant experience preferred.
        • Ability to work in fast paced Community Health Clinic environment.
        • Intermediate computer use experience, including MS Office/MS Outlook.
        • Ability to multitask and follow directions.
        • Must be able to assist the dentist with nitrous oxide sedation and patient management.
        • Ability to explain treatment plans to patients effectively.
        • Must be able to remain focused at all time to properly support Dental Providers.
        • May be required to occasionally lift at least 25-30.
        • Must have legible handwriting for notations.
        • Excellent interpersonal skills.
        • Ability to work with children.MCC is an equal opportunity employer. We enthusiastically accept our responsibility to make employment decisions without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, marital status, medical condition, disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.

Keywords: Marin Community Clinics, Novato , Registered Dental Assistant (Part-Time) - $1,000 Hiring Bonus, Healthcare , Novato, California

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