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Dental Assistant

Clinical Affairs Los Angeles, California

This is a 5 month Fixed-Term position with the possibility of becoming a permanent role. Fixed-term positions are still eligible for full time benefits:

Dentists and dental hygienists are consistently viewed as some of the most trusted and respected professionals that serve the public, and our graduates are part of the reason. Since 1897, Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry not only educates excellent clinicians but also produces professionals who earn their patients’ trust with unyielding commitment to exemplary ethical standards. Our graduates also earn the respect of their colleagues, taking active leadership roles in the organized dentistry community from local to international levels.

USC has excellent benefits, including health benefits for staff & their family with access to the renowned university medical network; eligibility for retirement plans; tuition benefits for staff & their family; free professional development online courses; central Los Angeles location with easy access to commuter trains, buses & free tram pick up services; discounts to football, basketball & other campus events. 

Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC is seeking a Dental Assistant to join the Advanced Endodontic team. We are looking for a highly energetic Bilingual English / Spanish candidate who likes working in a fast-paced environment, as our clinic can see up to 40-50 patients a day! The highly motivated individual will perform a combination of duties including both administrative and comprehensive chair-side assisting services for patients during dental treatment procedures for clinical faculty, doctoral dental students, and post-doctoral students in clinical units.

Responsibilities include: sets up treatment/clinical area for patients, obtains dental history and records from patients, and prepares materials for making impressions and restorations. Maintains inventory of dental instruments, equipment, and supplies in the dental operatory. Assist with patient registration and provides patient education and treatment planning. The ideal candidate must be able to work independently with moderate technical guidance. The successful candidate should have previous experience working in one or more recognized dental disciplines, possess excellent interpersonal patient service skills, and have the ability to multitask.

REQ20072915 Posted Date: 05/03/2019

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