Registered Dental Assistant

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The Oral Radiology Department is responsible for taking oral radiographs for School of Dentistry patients as well as educating the students as to the proper technique for radiographic imaging for diagnostic purposes. Reporting to the Clinic Manager, under general supervision and in addition to the duties performed by Registered Dental Assistants, the incumbent is assigned continuing responsibility to assist members of the dental faculty in the training and evaluation of dental students in the Radiology techniques as follows: the RDA trains students in the proper utilization of different levels of dental assistants; instructs students in the performance of basic supportive procedures; and consults with faculty members in the evaluation of student progress. 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 The UCSF School of Dentistry 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 Institutes of Health funding for 25 consecutive years. Required Qualifications A High School Diploma or equivalent. Must be licensed Registered Dental Assistant in the State of California. One year of experience as a Registered Dental Assistant Must have a current BLS CPR Certification. Must have a Radiation Safety Certification or completion of a radiation safety course approved. Current RDA License Radiation safety requirement Infection Control/Sterilization Certificate Current CPR Certification Must possess the skills necessary to perform duties as per State of California licensing guidelines. Must be familiar with dental terminology, materials, medications and instruments used during dental procedures. Must possess knowledge of infection control policies and procedures Experience with digital radiographic imaging and CBCT imaging. Familiarity with new technology in digital imaging. Excellent communications and technical skills. Knowledge of HIPAA and Confidentiality. Demonstrated computer skills (Windows, MS Word, Excel, knowledge of Axium and EPIC a plus). Preferred Qualifications At least two yearsxe2x80x99 experience working in a high-volume dental practice Prior experience in a teaching clinic environment preferred License/Certification Current RDA License Radiation safety requirement Infection Control/Sterilization Certificate Current CPR Certification 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 M-F, 8am-5pm

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