VA Dental Assistant Various Locations in California
BTL Technologies, Inc.
Bakersfield, CA Bakersfield, CA, US 93301 Los Angeles, CA Los Angeles, CA, US 90073 (Primary) North Hills, CA North Hills, CA, US 91343 Santa Maria, CA Santa Maria, CA, US 93454
Job Type Full-time Job Title VA Dental Assistant Job Description
The VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System (VAGLAHS) is one of the largest health care facilities within the Department of Veterans Affairs. It is one component of the VA Desert Pacific Healthcare Network (VISN22) offering services to Veterans residing in Southern California and Southern Nevada. VAGLAHS consists of two ambulatory care centers, a tertiary care facility and 8 community-based outpatient clinics. VAGLAHS is affiliated with both UCLA School of Medicine and USC School of Medicine, as well as more than 45 colleges, universities and vocational schools in 17 different medical, nursing, paramedical and administrative programs.
***POSITION CONTINGENT UPON CONTRACT AWARD***
Dental Assistant shall perform chairside assistant duties in all phases of dentistry including but not limited to, prosthodontics, periodontics, oral and maxillofacial surgery and endodontics.
Responsible for assisting dentists by preparing patients and instruments for dental treatment, preparing surgical dressings and specimens, adjusting treatment as needed to account for age specific needs of the geriatric patient, and operating dental x-ray equipment.
Learn how to operate new and existing equipment for patient treatment. The dental assistant shall maintain and clean dental equipment, instruments and assigned spaces according to current Infection Control policies, RME, and OSHA guidelines. This includes, but not limited to, dental chair/unit maintenance, equipment inventory, instrument inventory, and supply management in the operatory and supply rooms.
Responsible for receiving and routing patients, recording information related to patient care, utilization of all dental programs, and providing patient with education material relating to their care. Following surgical procedures, the dental assistant will provide proper verbal and written post-op instructions.
Shall instruct, assist and answer questions for a variety of dental trainees in the Dental Clinic.
High School Diploma
Completion of accredited course in dental assisting
Must possess a current unrestricted license by the Committee on Dental Auxiliaries (COMDA) for the State of California.
Minimum of 1-year experience as a dental assistant
Must possess a Dental Radiological Certificate
Must possess current BLS/CPR through the American Heart Association
Must have a valid TB Test
Location Bakersfield, CA - Bakersfield, CA 93301 US Los Angeles, CA - Los Angeles, CA 90073 US (Primary) North Hills, CA - North Hills, CA 91343 US Santa Maria, CA - Santa Maria, CA 93454 US Category Medical Shift Type
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