AEGD Dental Assistant

The UCLA School of Dentistry seeks a Dental Assistant for Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) Clinic. Responsibilities include chair-side assisting dentists (residents and faculty) with restorative dentistry procedures (amalgam/composite/crowns/bridges/Implant Dentistry), periodontal procedures (scale/root planning and surgeries), root canal procedures, biopsies, extractions (wisdom teeth, etc.), and setting up IV sedations for appropriate procedures. When not assisting, incumbent undertakes sterilization duties including washing dental instruments and equipment. Assist and or serve as backup for front office staff, one week a month front office rotation. Salary & Compensation UCLA provides a full pay range. Actual salary offers consider factors, including budget, prior experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business considerations. Salary offers at the top of the range are not common. Visit UC Benefit package to discover benefits that start on day one, and UC Total Compensation Estimator to calculate the total compensation value with benefits. Qualifications Working knowledge of current dental terminology, materials, equipment, and procedures related to dentistry. (Required) Demonstrated skill in scrupulously following sterilization procedures. (Required) Working knowledge of fourhanded dentistry. (Required) Ability to work with infectious disease patients. (Required) Working knowledge of principles of asepsis, sterilization procedures and infection control. (Required) Working knowledge of University policies and procedures regarding patient care (Required) Demonstrated skill in managing multiple demands and frequent interruptions and maintain a professional demeanor. (Required) Ability to recognize emergency situations and respond appropriately. (Required) Demonstrated skill in establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationship with faculty members, co-workers, students, patients and staff. (Required) Demonstrated verbal skills using English grammar to obtain and provide information, explain policies and procedures to new co-workers, and answer the telephone/schedule patients when necessary. (Required) Special Conditions for Employment Background Check: Continued employment is contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory background investigation. TB Test: Continued employment is contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory TB test. CANRA: The position is designated as a mandatory reporter under CANRA. The employee must sign the “Statement Acknowledging Requirement to Report Child Abuse”. Schedule 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Union/Policy Covered EX-Patient Care Technical Complete Position Description Apply Campus Requisition #: 1863 UC Payroll Title: DENTAL AST Department: DENTAL CLINIC Appointment Type: 2 – Staff: Career Full Salary Range: USD $23.25/Hr. – USD $30.66/Hr. Remote/Hybrid Eligibility: No Department Location: 10833 Le Conte Ave Dentistry, School of Total Openings: 1 Full or Part Time: Full Time

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