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Registered Dental Assistant

Faculty Practice Los Angeles, California

Since 1897, the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry has shaped talented students into outstanding dentists and dental hygienists. Our challenging clinical education and our expert faculty members provide future oral health professionals with the skills they need in order to become the best 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. The 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's Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry is seeking a full time Registered Dental Assistant to join it the Ostrow Faculty Practice team! Please attach Dental Assisting License and CPR Certificate in attachments.

Job Summary:

Provides both administrative and comprehensive chair-side assisting services in a wide variety of dental general and specialty areas for patients during treatment procedures for attending dentist, doctoral dental students, and post-doctoral students in the clinical unit(s) and/or affiliated practices.

Preferred Qualification:

Education: Associate’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree

Preferred Field of Expertise: Working knowledge of dental management systems, preferably axiUm. Bilingual skills in (Spanish/English) verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrated experience and skills in a variety of dental disciplines. Possesses a current California Orthodontic Assistant Permit, current Registered Dental Assistant with Extended Functions Permit (RDAEF), current California Dental Sedation Assistant Permit and current California Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Assistant Certification.

Skills (Administrative):
Answer Telephones
Clinical documentation
Communicate with others to gather information
Coordinate work of others
Customer Service
Gather Data
Input Data
Interpersonal Skills
Maintain filing system
Maintain Logs
Schedule appointments
Understand and apply policies and procedures
Use database and/or word processing software.

Skills (Machine/Equipment)
Computer Networking (department or school)
Computer Networking (university)
Computer peripheral equipment
Personal computer

Ability to work scheduled evening and weekend shifts. Ability to work overtime, sometimes on short-notice.

REQ20070258 Posted Date: 05/16/2019

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