Registered Dental Assistant

July 13, 2022 | by umchealth
Full-time Regular | Del Rio

Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)

JOB SUMMARY: Under the supervision of Head RDA and Office Manager is a dental staff member working under a licensed Dentist (Pediatric or General). Supports dental care delivery by preparing treatment room, patient, instruments, and materials; passing instruments and materials; performing procedures in compliance with the dental act. Responsible for seating and dismissing patients, as well as preparing and caring for instruments and treatment rooms, mixing materials and archiving digital images. May perform other related work to include, but not limited to, making appointments, answer the phone, ordering supplies and scanning. Must be able to work well in a fast-paced environment. Duties delegated are permitted under the Texas Dental Practice Act in accordance with the TSBDE rules and regulations. Responsible for compliance with other requirements affecting the Medical Center, such as State/Federal regulations, TJC, DSHS, Standards and Compliance Standards.

EDUCATION REQUIRED/ EXPERIENCE/TRAINING: High School Graduate or Equivalent. Graduate of an approved Dental Assistant program required. Certification by the Dental Assisting National Board. Experience in Dental Practice Operations and Dental Software Systems preferred. Computer Literate. Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred. Ability to communicate proficiently with individuals of diverse background and economic levels. Must be able to follow directions, efficiently, and effectively with varying work load and interruptions. The ability to multi-tasks. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

Contact: Human Resources Department

2525 Veterans Blvd.

Eagle Pass, Texas 78852

Ph: (830) 773-5358 FAX: (830) 757-5647

E-Mail: ldelossantos.umc@tachc.org

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