Registered Dental Assistant

This is a full-time, fixed-term position for 12 months. Since 1897, the Ostrow School of Dentistry has shaped talented students into outstanding dentists and dental hygienists. Our challenging clinical education and our expert faculty members provide future oral health professionals with the skills they need in order to become the best. We, at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC, are all committed to maintaining an environment of excellence and eminence, and this commitment shines through in all that we do. Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry, Faculty Practice is looking for a Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) to join the team! Job Accountabilities: Sets up treatment/clinical area for patients Obtains dental history and records from patients Prepares materials for making impressions and restorations Maintains inventory of dental instruments, equipment, and supplies in the dental operatory Assists with patient registration Provides patient education and treatment planning Qualifications: Works independently with moderate technical guidance Previous experience in one or more recognized dental disciplines Possesses excellent interpersonal patient service skills Ability to multitask Discover the power of your USC employment with our comprehensive benefits and perks package! At USC, we prioritize the well-being of our faculty and staff, offering a diverse range of benefits designed to protect your health, wealth, and future. From robust healthcare coverage to retirement planning resources, our benefits are an essential part of your total rewards package. Explore the full spectrum of benefits and perks available to you at USC Benefits and Perks and unlock the true value of your USC employment today! Apply and be part of the Trojan Family! FIGHT ON! The hourly rate range for this position is $24.00 – $26.50. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidatexe2x80x99s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations. Minimum Education: Specialized/technical training Minimum Experience: 3 years Minimum Field of Expertise: Three years chairside experience directly in a dental environment or private practice in one or more recognized dental disciplines (general/prosthodontics, endodontics, periodontics, oral surgery, pedodontics, orthodontics, special patients). Working knowledge of HIPAA compliance, PPO and dental terminology. Demonstrated excellent interpersonal patient service skills, and ability to multi-task. Working knowledge of proper sterilization and instrument management techniques. Demonstrated experience in a high volume, fast paced environment. Demonstrated team-oriented and collaborative work style. Ability to travel to and from various local locations. Possesses a current California Registered Dental Assistant License, current California X-Ray Certificate, current CPR Certification, and current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers Certification.

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