Dental Assistant

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Location
Santa Barbara, California
Industry
Health & Social Care, Practitioner & Technician (Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations)
Job Type
Full-Time
Working Hours
Various Shifts Available
Salary
US$ 50 - US$ 60 per year
Ref. Number
S_60749
Contact
Miller,Brooks, Spherion
Phone
805-683-1600
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Job Description

Our client, a small dentistry firm in Santa Barbara, is in need of a permanent, full-time Dental Assistant to join their local team!

Responsibilities:
assisting the dentist during a variety of treatment procedures
taking and developing dental radiographs (x-rays)
developing infection control protocol and preparing and sterilizing instruments and equipment
helping patients feel comfortable before, during and after dental treatment
teaching patients appropriate oral hygiene strategies to maintain oral health;
taking impressions of patients' teeth for study casts (models of teeth)
performing office management tasks that often require the use of a personal computer
communicating with patients and suppliers (e.g., scheduling appointments, answering the telephone, billing and ordering supplies)
helping to provide direct patient care in all dental specialties, including orthodontics, pediatric dentistry, periodontics and oral surgery

Working hours: Various Shifts Available

Skills:
Dental health maintenance
Use of dental technology
Infection control
Patient services
Creating a safe, effective environment
Listening
Teamwork
Bedside manner
Health promotion and maintenance
Use of medical technologies
Performing diagnostic procedures

Education:
High School

Experience:
1-4 years

Qualifications:
- 2-3 years experience
- Eaglesoft exp preferred
- must be Registered Dental Assistant


If you are an experienced Dental Assistant and looking for a new opportunity, Reply with resume, or email brooksmiller@spherion.com, to be considered TODAY!

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance:Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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