Registered Dental Assistant

University of California San Francisco View Company Profile

Under general supervision and in addition to the duties listed in the series, the incumbent will perform complex and technical procedures such as mouth-mirror inspections of the oral cavity to include charting of obvious lesions, existing restorations and missing teeth, and place and remove temporary sedative dressings. Under the direct supervision of a dentist, incumbents obtain endodontic cultures, dry canals (previously opened by the dentist) with absorbent points, test pulp vitality, monitor blood pressure, temperature, pulse and respiration, places bases and liners on sound dentin, remove cement excess from supragingival surfaces of teeth, size stainless steel crowns, temporary crowns and bands, cement and remove temporary crowns and bands, place orthodontic separators, place and ligate arch wires, and place post-extraction and periodontal dressings. The School of Dentistryxe2x80x99s Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciencesxe2x80x99 Endodontic Clinic comprises of one to two faculty and four residents practicing in comprehensive general dentistry. The Registered Dental Assistant will be part of a team of clinic staff, setting high standards in customer relations and clinical care for the practice. Incumbent will work chair-side with faculty, take dental x-rays, chart dental findings, input medical and dental histories and overall administrative tasks associated with the Practice. Incumbent will be responsible for assisting several faculty and residents in the treatment of patients with general dentistry and endodontic needs. The final salary and offer components are subject to additional approvals based on UC policy. To see the salary range for this position (we recommend that you make a note of the job code and use that to look up): TCS Non-Academic Titles Search ( Please note: An offer will take into consideration the experience of the final candidate AND the current salary level of individuals working at UCSF in a similar role. For roles covered by a bargaining unit agreement, there will be specific rules about where a new hire would be placed on the range. To learn more about the benefits of working at UCSF, including total compensation, please visit: Department Description SCHOOL OF DENTISTRY MISSION: Advancing health through excellence in patient care, education and discovery. VISION: To be the preeminent innovator in oral and craniofacial health worldwide. VALUES: Through our values, we demonstrate LEADERSHIP in all that we do. Leadership, Excellence, Accountability, Diversity, Engagement, Respect, Social responsibility, Honesty, Innovation, and Partnership. The School is committed to providing outstanding, integrated patient-centered care, preparing the next generation of clinicians and scientists for a rapidly evolving health care system, leading the world in scientific discovery and its translation into improved patient care and public health, creating and maintaining a supportive work and learning environment that attracts the best faculty, staff, students and trainees who can meet the changing needs of the School, society and profession, and optimizing resources to support strategic objectives and maximize stakeholder value. We provide comprehensive oral health care services with over 120,000 patient visits per year. We offer a four-year DDS program as well as a two-year program for international dentists that culminates in the DDS degree. We have numerous specialty residencies, PhD and Masterxe2x80x99s degree programs in Oral and Craniofacial Sciences, a combined DDS-PhD program, and a combined PhD-dental specialty training program. Other graduate programs include Craniofacial and Mesenchymal Biology and Bioengineering, and a DDS/MBA program. The School is one of the preeminent oral and craniofacial research enterprises in the world, ranking number one in National Institute of Health funding for 24 consecutive years. Required Qualifications Must be a Registered Dental Assistant and maintain California x-ray Safety License Must have two years of Dental Assisting experience in a busy group dental practice Familiarity with infection control policies and procedures; HIPAA Knowledge of high clinical standards in dental assisting practices and the demonstrated ability to implement these standards. Ability to understand patientsxe2x80x99 needs and the knowledge to meet those needs Knowledge of maintenance and operation of dental equipment and instruments. Sensitivity to patientsxe2x80x99 cultural backgrounds and ability to maintain confidentiality. Excellent multitasking and organization skills with ability to follow through to complete tasks. Demonstrated excellence in reliability and attendance. Familiarity with infection control policies and procedures, HIPAA Demonstrated excellence in reliability and attendance. Preferred Qualifications Epic/ Wisdom Practice Management Software; UCSF policies regarding cashiering, and ordering supplies License/Certification Must be a Registered Dental Assistant and maintain California x-ray Safety License About UCSF The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences. We bring together the worldxe2x80x99s leading experts in nearly every area of health. We are home to five Nobel laureates who have advanced the understanding of cancer, neurodegenerative diseases, aging and stem cells. Pride Values UCSF is a diverse community made of people with many skills and talents. We seek candidates whose work experience or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to professionalism, respect, integrity, diversity and excellence xe2x80x93 also known as our PRIDE values. In addition to our PRIDE values, UCSF is committed to equity xe2x80x93 both in how we deliver care as well as our workforce. We are committed to building a broadly diverse community, nurturing a culture that is welcoming and supportive, and engaging diverse ideas for the provision of culturally competent education, discovery, and patient care. Additional information about UCSF is available at Join us to find a rewarding career contributing to improving healthcare worldwide. Equal Employment Opportunity The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Organization Campus Job Code and Payroll Title 009196 REG DENTAL AST Job Category Dentistry Bargaining Unit American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees – Patient Care Technical Unit (AFSCME-EX) Employee Class Career Percentage 100% Location Parnassus Heights (SF) Shift Days Shift Length 8 Hours Additional Shift Details 8am-5pm/ Monday through Friday

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