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Registered Dental Assistant - Dental Van Outreach

Company: Providence Health & Services
Location: Napa
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Description We are looking for a Dental Assistant for the Dental Van Outreach Department at Queen of the Valley Medical Center. Location: Napa, CA Work Schedule: On Call / Per Diem Shift: 8-hour, Days Job Summary: Under direct supervision, the Registered Dental Assistant serves as a chair-side dental assistant and performs dental procedures within the scope of practice. Responsible for taking digital x-rays, operatory set-up and clean-up, and stocking of supplies. Provides patient/family oral health education and instruction. Essential Functions:

  • Performs dental care and services for patients, including coronal polish, under the dentist's supervision and assists dentist chair-side.
  • Prepares operatory for patient care.
  • Takes digital x-rays. Document procedural notes electronically and maintains consent forms for treatments.
  • Communicates with patients and family members and/or translates for dentist to explain scope of treatment, oral hygiene, pre and post procedure instructions, and answer questions.
  • Provides timely follow-up contact and documentation for all patients who have had a complex dental procedure.
  • Ability to perform front office tasks, including scheduling/confirming patients, collecting payments, and checking insurance eligibility.
  • Performs data entry, including input into Dental Software Systems (EagleSoft, EPIC), and other waiting room/office tasks as needed.
  • Recommends ordering of dental supplies and materials to the dentist or Mobile Dental Coordinator.
  • Has access to and/or handles medications according to the standards set by the Medical Center. Skills:
    • Bilingual (English/Spanish)
    • Word processing / computer skills and familiarity with front office procedures preferred.
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
    • Knowledge of sterilization and operatory set-up procedures.
    • Knowledge of taking digital x-rays.
    • Familiar with electronic Dental software management. (EagleSoft, EPIC)
    • Ability to schedule and confirm appointments in a timely and orderly manner. Minimum Position Requirements: Education:
      • Coursework/Training - Training in infection control, X-ray safety, OSHA standards.
      • Coursework/Training - Training in operation of 39 foot mobile dental clinic (training may be done upon hire). Licenses/Certifications:
        • CA Registered Dental Assistant license.
        • Valid CA Drivers License.
        • Current Healthcare Provider BLS certification.
        • X-ray license.
        • Coronal polish certificate and Sealant Certificate Preferred Position Qualifications: Licenses/Certifications: Certified Interpreter - English/Spanish About Providence At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of "Know me, care for me, ease my way." Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we'll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Requsition ID: SR357685 Company: Providence Jobs Job Category: Clinical Specialty Job Function: Clinical Care Schedule: Per-Diem Shift: Day Career Track: Clinical Support Department: 7810 COMM HLTH MBL DENTAL Address: CA Napa 1000 Trancas St Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Keywords: Providence Health & Services, Napa , Registered Dental Assistant - Dental Van Outreach, Healthcare , Napa, California

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