RUHS: Dental Assistant- CHC Jurupa Valley, Ca

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Salary: $36,478.83 – $51,304.24 Annually
Location : Jurupa
Job Type: Regular
Job Number: 24-57731-01-AST
Department: RUHS-Community Health Clinics
Opening Date: 03/27/2024
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ABOUT THE POSITION

The County of Riverside’s Riverside University Health System has an opportunity for a Dental Assistant in the Community Health Clinics (CHC).

Under close supervision, provides chairside assistance to dentists and oral surgeons; takes and processes digital x-rays; prepares instruments and patients for examinations and treatment; performs other related duties as required.

The Dental Assistant is a journey level classification and reports to an Assistant Nurse Manager, Healthcare Assistant Administrative Manager, or Dentist. Incumbents work under the technical guidance and supervision of oral surgeons and dentists and provide chairside assistance by preparing instruments and patients for examinations and treatments. The Dental Assistant class is further tasked with reviewing and maintaining patients’ records, taking and processing digital x-rays, sterilizing instruments, scheduling appointments, and performing post-operative cleanup.

Work Schedule: Will be discussed during the interview.
Tentative: 5/40 Monday-Friday 7:30am-4:30pm

Work Location: 8876 Mission Blvd Jurupa Valley, CA 92509

CA DL is required.

Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

ALL CANDIDATES MUST UPLOAD A COPY OF THEIR TRANSCRIPT(S), LICENSE(S), AND/OR CERTIFICATE(S) BEFORE SUBMITTING THE APPLICATION. If you are having difficulties uploading the said documents, please complete and submit the application. Send relevant documents to me at anasanchez@rivco.org so that I may attach them to your application.

Meet the Team!
Riverside University Health System 

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES

 

  • Assist dentists and oral surgeons by preparing and arranging dental instruments, equipment, and medication; prepare local anesthetic syringes for the dentist.
  • Prepare patients for treatment and examination; clean and sterilize instruments; perform post-operative cleanup.
  • Take and process digital dental x-rays.
  • Schedule appointments into the Patient Management Information System (PMIS), complete billing documents and data entry in the PMIS, and maintain dental records for all dental patients.
  • Mix impression materials; instruct patients in proper practices of dental hygiene.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

OPTION I
Education: Possession of a valid certificate of completion from an accredited dental assistant training program.
OPTION II
Experience: One year of providing chairside dental assistance to dentists and/or oral surgeons.

Other Requirements:

  • Possession of valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certificates issued by a provider certified by the American Heart Association.
  • Possession of a valid certificate of examination for Radiation Safety issued by the California State Board of Dental Examiners.
  • Completion of a California Dental Board approved course in the California Dental Practice Act.
  • A California Dental Board approved course in infection control.
  • Possession of a valid California Driver’s License is required.

ALL OPTIONS
Knowledge of: Dental assistant procedures; principles and methods of sterilization; proper care and use of dental instruments, equipment, and materials.

Ability to: Take and process digital dental x-rays; learn basic operating room procedures necessary in oral surgery; comprehend and follow oral and written instructions; analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.  

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION

 

Veterans’ Preference

The County has a Veterans Preference Policy. Upload a copy of your (or your spouse’s) Member-4 Form DD-214 (or NGB-22) indicating dates of service, and a copy of your spouse’s letter of disability (if applicable) with your application. For privacy reasons, it is recommended that you remove your social security information from the document(s). A Human Resources Representative will review the materials and determine if you qualify for veterans’ preference. See the policy here (Download PDF reader) (Download PDF reader).

Reasonable Accommodations

The County of Riverside is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process should contact the recruiter for the position noted above. For additional information and/or to obtain the appropriate form for requesting a reasonable accommodation, please visit the Disability Access Office web page located at: http://dao.rc-hr.com/.

Other Requirements 

License/Certificate: Possession of a valid California Driver’s License may be required.

What’s Next?

This recruitment is open to all applicants.

Applicants who are current County of Riverside employees and/or current employees of the Riverside University Health System  may be considered before other applicants depending on the volume of applications received.

Qualified applicants may be considered for future vacancies throughout the County.

Application Period

BASED ON THE NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED, THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE WITHOUT NOTICE.

Applications received prior to the closing date will be considered based on the information submitted.   Changes or alterations cannot be accepted.  No late applications will be permitted.

Include relevant work experience details on resume and/or application.

Applicants who fail to provide information demonstrating they possess the position requirements may not be considered further in the application process. A description of job duties directly copied from the job classification or job posting will not be considered.

All applicants are required to provide a copy of any license(s), official/unofficial transcript(s), degrees, and/or related employment documents to your NeoGov account, prior to the closing date of the job posting. If your education was completed outside of the United States, you will need to provide a copy of your Foreign Education Equivalency evaluation from a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. (AICE).

 

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APPLICATION INFORMATION

Veteran’s Preference 
The County has a Veterans Preference Policy applicable to new hires. To qualify, upload a copy of your (or your spouse’s) Member-4 Form DD-214 indicating dates of service, and a copy of your spouse’s letter of disability (if applicable) with your application. For privacy reasons, it is recommended that you remove your social security information from the document(s). A Human Resources Representative will review the materials and determine if you qualify for veterans’ preference. The Veterans Preference Policy, C-3 is available here:  https://rivcocob.org/board-policies

 

Reasonable Accommodations
The County of Riverside is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process should contact the recruiter for the position noted above. For additional information and/or to obtain the appropriate form for requesting a reasonable accommodation, please visit the Disability Access Office web page located at: https://rc-hr.com/disability

 

Proof of Education 
If using education to qualify or when requested by the recruiter, upload a copy of any license(s), official/unofficial transcript(s), degrees, and/or related employment documents to your NeoGov account at the time of application and before the closing date. Official or unofficial transcripts will be accepted.

If your education was completed outside of the United States, you will need to provide a copy of your Foreign Education Equivalency evaluation from a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. (AICE).

 

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