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Dental Assistant - Trainee 

Position Registered Dental Assistant  

Req Number DEN-20-00024  

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  

Open Date 3/22/2023  



This position is open to candidates who would like on the job paid training to become a registered dental assistant.

Our Registered Dental Assistants provide chair-side support to the dental provider by monitoring patient comfort, providing patient education and assists with as many procedures as adequately trained to do. The Registered Dental Assistant is a patient ally and needs to be a calm, organized and considerate individual with exceptional interpersonal skills to help the provider and patient feel connected. The Registered Dental Assistant needs to be able to work as a team to create a positive work environment. The Registered Dental Assistant needs to be detail oriented and well organized, they help maintain the overall feel and flow of the clinic. California registration required; prior experience in clinic setting preferred.


  • Prepares patients for procedures by dentist and assists chair-side.

  • Assists dentist with as many procedures as adequately trained to do, including but not limited to: cleanings, fillings, root canals, crowns, extractions, dentures and coronal polishing.

  • Takes, develops and mounts X-rays.

  • Prepares operatories between patient visits by cleaning and stocking in accordance with dentist’s practice and OSHA compliance guidelines.

  • Files patient dental information into chart accurately.

  • Wraps equipment for autoclaving and operates autoclave correctly.Mixes and uses different cleaning solutions as required for each test.

  • Keeps operatories, hallways, and other areas clean.

  • Provides patient education on proper dental care.

  • Adherence to ODCHC’s attendance policy.

  • Other duties and responsibilities as designated by supervisor.



  • Ability to work as a member of a team in order to communicate and/or solicit pertinent information to and from other team members and support team decisions.

  • Ability to communicate effectively and exercise sound and responsible judgment.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, written and verbal.Ability to establish constructive working relationships with all levels of management and employees in a staff of varied and diverse backgrounds.

  • Ability to handle difficult or confrontational situations in a calm, consistent, and equitable manner.

  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

  • Ability to accurately chart patient information.

  • Ability to promote effective communication between the patient and the primary care provider.



  • Dental Assisting degree or two or more years of dental assisting experience.



  • Current California RDA registration.

  • Coronal Polishing certificate.

  • Dental Radiography certificate.






  • Speaking and hearing sufficient to communicate effectively by phone or in person, at normal volumes.

  • Vision adequate to read correspondence, computer screen, forms, etc.

  • Good manual dexterity.

  • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time.


Position Requirements  

Wage Range Hiring Range $21.45 to $26.25  

EOE Statement We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

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