Employment Opportunities

The Center for Oral Health (COH) is a nonprofit, California-based organization dedicated to promoting public oral health, with a focus on children and vulnerable populations. COH collaborates with national, state, and local partners to develop innovative community-based strategies for improving the oral health.

COH is an equal opportunity employer committed to staff diversity.

Current Job Openings:

  

  

Dentist - Big Bear, CA

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Job Title:         Dentist

Reports To:      Executive Director

Effective Date:  March 1st 2017

Position Status: Full-Time

Pay Range:       DOE

Location:          Big Bear, CA

To Apply:          Email Resume and Cover Letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

Position Description

 

Position Summary

We are looking for a Full-Time general dentist to join Center for Oral Health. Our long-standing organization thrives on providing excellent customer service and care to our wonderful patient base. We offer state of the art services and are looking for the right professional to join our non-profit. Great opportunity for the right candidate to join a unique working and learning environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

•Provide the community with General Dentistry services 

•Demonstrate clinical excellence by ensuring that every patient receives a comprehensive diagnosis and treatment plan 

•Provide clinical support and leadership in the practice 

•Work with and communicate with Specialists by referring to Endodontists, Oral Maxillofacial Surgeons, Orthodontists, Pediatric Dentists, and Periodontists for patient's needs

Other duties may be assigned. The duties listed here are typical examples of the work performed; not all duties assigned are included, nor is it expected that all similar positions will be assigned every duty.

 

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • DDS/DMD degree from an accredited University
  • Active State Dental Board license
  • Current Malpractice Insurance
  • A determination to achieve financial success 
  • Seeking experienced dentists for this opportunity

 

Other Skills & Qualifications

Must have excellent organizational and interpersonal skills in order to manage the diverse tasks and interact with the varied constituencies involved in the programs

 

Language Skills

Bilingual skills in Spanish (English-Spanish) are strongly preferred Ability to write reports and business correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Computer Skills

Basic computer skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Access) for email, data access, budgeting, reporting, and navigation of COH’s computer systems.

Certificates, Licenses and Registrations

Current DDS/DMD degree from an accredited University, license to practice in California. License must be in good standing with the Dental Board of California.

Valid California Driver License and Automobile Liability Insurance.

Other Requirements

Must complete and submit documentation of the DOJ Live Scan process (Department of Justice) to obtain clearance to work in the County of Los Angeles.

TB Screening: upon hire and periodically thereafter. TB clearance is a strict requirement for this position.

Travel Requirements

Must have reliable transportation and be available to travel to various locations where project is implemented. Travel may be required on a local, regional, or national level for program implementation, program activities or attend conferences related to the programs.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, use hands, and to talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stoop. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision due to see the intricacies of the dental equipment. Prolonged sitting or standing may be required. Those physical movements and the degree of mobility normally associated with the practice of primary care dentistry will be performed on a repetitive basis. The ability to distinguish letters and symbols, as well as the ability to utilize telephones, computer terminals, and copiers is required.

 

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

 

Work under stressful conditions as well as irregular hours may be required. Exposure to communicable diseases, body fluids, toxic substances, medicinal preparations, radiation and other conditions common to a clinical environment may routinely be encountered.

 

To Apply:

To be considered for this position, applicants must attach a resume and cover letter.

Please forward all to:

Andrea Sequeira

Center for Oral Health

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Dentist - Los Angeles, CA

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Job Title:         Dentist

Reports To:      Dental Director

Effective Date:  April 7th, 2017

Position Status: Part-Time

Pay Range:       DOE

Location:         East Los Angeles

To Apply:          Email Resume and Cover Letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

Position Description

 

Position Summary

We are looking for a Per Diem general dentist to join Center for Oral Health. Our long-standing organization thrives on providing excellent customer service and care to our wonderful patient base. We offer state of the art services and are looking for the right professional to join our non-profit. Great opportunity for the right candidate to join a unique working and learning environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

•Provide the community with General Dentistry services 

•Demonstrate clinical excellence by ensuring that every patient receives a comprehensive diagnosis and treatment plan 

•Provide clinical support and leadership in the practice 

•Work with and communicate with Specialists by referring to Endodontists, Oral Maxillofacial Surgeons, Orthodontists, Pediatric Dentists, and Periodontists for patient's needs

Other duties may be assigned. The duties listed here are typical examples of the work performed; not all duties assigned are included, nor is it expected that all similar positions will be assigned every duty.

 

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • DDS/DMD degree from an accredited University
  • Active State Dental Board license
  • Current Malpractice Insurance
  • A determination to achieve financial success 
  • Seeking experienced dentists for this opportunity

 

Other Skills & Qualifications

Must have excellent organizational and interpersonal skills in order to manage the diverse tasks and interact with the varied constituencies involved in the programs

 

Language Skills

Bilingual skills in Spanish (English-Spanish) are strongly preferred Ability to write reports and business correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Computer Skills

Basic computer skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Access) for email, data access, budgeting, reporting, and navigation of COH’s computer systems.

Certificates, Licenses and Registrations

Current DDS/DMD degree from an accredited University, license to practice in California. License must be in good standing with the Dental Board of California.

Valid California Driver License and Automobile Liability Insurance.

Other Requirements

Must complete and submit documentation of the DOJ Live Scan process (Department of Justice) to obtain clearance to work in the County of Los Angeles.

TB Screening: upon hire and periodically thereafter. TB clearance is a strict requirement for this position.

Travel Requirements

Must have reliable transportation and be available to travel to various locations where project is implemented. Travel may be required on a local, regional, or national level for program implementation, program activities or attend conferences related to the programs.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, use hands, and to talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stoop. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision due to see the intricacies of the dental equipment. Prolonged sitting or standing may be required. Those physical movements and the degree of mobility normally associated with the practice of primary care dentistry will be performed on a repetitive basis. The ability to distinguish letters and symbols, as well as the ability to utilize telephones, computer terminals, and copiers is required.

 

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

 

Work under stressful conditions as well as irregular hours may be required. Exposure to communicable diseases, body fluids, toxic substances, medicinal preparations, radiation and other conditions common to a clinical environment may routinely be encountered.

 

To Apply:

To be considered for this position, applicants must attach a resume and cover letter.

Please forward all to:

 

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Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) - Los Angeles, CA

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Job Title:         RDA

Reports To:      Program Manager

Effective Date:  March 15th, 2017

Position Status: Part-Time (up to 24 hours/week)

Pay Range:       DOE

Location:          East Los Angeles, CA

To Apply:          Email Resume and Cover Letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

Position Description

 

Position Summary

Provide dental assistance services for Center for Oral Health's clinical programs. The RDA is the liaison between the dentist and the patient. He/she will maintain communication with the dentist, patient, and the front office staff to ensure that all patients receive a positive experience.

The RDA will work closely with the Program Manager and is responsible for assisting dentists on and as needed/assigned basis. This may include helping with clinical duties allowed by law in the provision of services in community- and school-based programs, Head Start, WIC and Regional Center locations.

He or she may provide assistance with content, products, coding and billing.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Program Implementation: Responsible for the successful implementation of COH programs. Ensure program goals are met. Ensures lessons learned are documented. Assist with data collection for billing, evaluation and reporting purposes. Work closely with the Program Manager and provides technical assistance with content, products, coding and billing. Work closely with Program Manager to assist in the coordination and management of data collection activities. Develop and maintain a system for ongoing data collection and monitoring. Assist the organization in developing relationships with external stakeholders. Inform program design and assist with needs assessment. Ensure that the program team and other external stakeholders receive information in a timely manner. May represent the organization in meetings. 

Clinical: Provide dental assistance under the direction of the Program Manager and/or the Project Director and/or assigned responsible dentist. Complete referrals, data collections instruments and other records or paper works as shall be required from time to time by COH. Educate individuals in the nature of oral health related conditions and in the general promotion of oral health and prevention of dental disease. Responsible for personal as well as organizational full compliance with all applicable federal, state, local and center rules, regulations, protocols and procedures governing the practice of dental assistance relating to, but no limited to, work place safety, public health and confidentiality. 

Other duties may be assigned. The duties listed here are typical examples of the work performed; not all duties assigned are included, nor is it expected that all similar positions will be assigned every duty.

 

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Education & Training: Completion of accredited training program of rDental Assistants.
  • Experience: A minimum of two (2) years of previous experience with similar community-based project is required, previous experience in working with billing software.

 

Other Skills & Qualifications

 

Language Skills

Bilingual skills in Spanish (English-Spanish) are strongly preferred Ability to write reports and business correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Computer Skills

Basic computer skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Access) for email, data access, budgeting, reporting, and navigation of COH’s computer systems.

Certificates, Licenses and Registrations

Unrestricted license to practice as an RDA in the State of California.

Valid California Driver License and Automobile Liability Insurance.

Other Requirements

Must complete and submit documentation of the DOJ Live Scan process (Department of Justice) to obtain clearance to work in the County of Los Angeles.

TB Screening: upon hire and periodically thereafter. TB clearance is a strict requirement for this position.

Travel Requirements

Must have reliable transportation and be available to travel to various locations where project is implemented. Travel may be required on a local level.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, use hands, and to talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stoop. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision due to see the intricacies of the dental equipment. Prolonged sitting or standing may be required. Those physical movements and the degree of mobility normally associated with the practice of primary care dentistry will be performed on a repetitive basis. The ability to distinguish letters and symbols, as well as the ability to utilize telephones, computer terminals, and copiers is required.

 

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

 

Work under stressful conditions as well as irregular hours may be required. Exposure to communicable diseases, body fluids, toxic substances, medicinal preparations, radiation and other conditions common to a clinical environment may routinely be encountered.

 

To Apply:

To be considered for this position, applicants must attach a resume and cover letter.

Please forward all to:

 

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Regional Manager/Dental Practice

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Job Title:         Regional Manager

Reports To:      Executive Director

Effective Date:  April 2017

Pay Range:       DOE

Location:          Tampa, FL

FLSA Status: Exempt

To Apply:          Email Resume and Cover Letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

Position Description

 

Position Summary

The mission of the Center for Oral Health is to improve oral health, especially of vulnerable populations, through innovation, research, education, and advocacy. At the core of what we do is the belief that a state of optimal health cannot be attained without good oral health. We are seeking a Regional Manager who holds the same values and wants to help our dental practice serve our patients efficiently, compassionately, and with dignity. The ideal candidate will be friendly, outgoing, detail-oriented and highly organized. The ideal candidate must be knowledgeable of Florida regulations affecting the practice of dentistry in a Medicaid-only environment. Knowledge about nonprofit organizations will be a plus. He or she will be a self-starter and self-motivated professional, who can start a dental clinic from scratch and to oversee all management duties for front and back office staff, and dental assisting professionals. The Regional Manager of dental practice needs to have excellent interpersonal skills as well as the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, high-energy environment.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Organizing, planning and overseeing a large pool of dental assistants keeping supplies in stock, marking sure staff are doing their job, working with vendors, planning events, making sure the facilities are clean, orderly and safe, handling scheduling of patients and workers.

 

Start-up Operations

• Ensure smooth start-up process • Ensure all licenses and permits are in place • Ensure compliance with existing laws and regulations in the state of Florida • Maintain high-level of communication with the executive team • Identify areas for systematic improvements • Oversee delivery of dental equipment and building improvements • Effectively implement best operational practices

 

 

Management of Staff • Once clinic is operational, conduct weekly check-ins with each team member to ensure goals are being met • Determine and maintain efficient staffing levels • Manage a team of front and back office staff • Quarterly performance reviews with direct reports • Support Professional development of staff • Ensure compliance with company policies • Work with dental providers to help develop the provider’s patient communication skills • Assess, investigate, and resolve staff and patient issues by analyzing the facts and circumstances to develop timely, effective, and logical yet creative solutions

 

 

Day-to-Day Operations • Ensure smooth operations of facilities, infrastructure • Maintain a high-level of customer service • Identify areas for systematic improvements • Oversee general up-keep of facility • Conflict resolution and high-level member issues • Creates a positive environment that ensure the greatest level of satisfaction amongst staff and customers

 

 

Budget Management/Financial Oversight • Manage clinic operating budget • Identify areas for increasing revenue and reducing costs • Set and track revenue targets

 

 

Applicants should have most or all of the following experience: • Starting up dental clinics • Obtaining business license • General operations in a dental clinic • Facilities management in a dental clinic • Staff management • Customer service design/implementation • Budget management • Business Analysis

 

 

Applicants should possess most or all of the following skills • Organized • Focused on the details • Team player • Solution oriented • Excellent written and oral communication abilities • Unflappable and extremely personable • Systems thinker • High Level of emotional intelligence • Tireless work-ethic Other duties may be assigned. The duties listed here are typical examples of the work performed; not all duties assigned are included, nor is it expected that all similar positions will be assigned every duty.

 

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Education & Training: Bachelor's Degree in business administration or related field preferred but not required..

 

Other Skills & Qualifications

 

Certificates, Licenses and Registrations

Valid California Driver License and Automobile Liability Insurance.

Travel Requirements

Must have reliable transportation and be available to travel to various locations where project is implemented.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee will sit, talk, hear and use hands up to 2/3 of the time. The employee will stand and walk uo to 1/3 of the time. The employee is routinely required to carry and/or lift up to 10 pounds.

 

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

 

 

Language Skills Given the service population that is benefitted by the funding for this position, Bilingual skills in Spanish (English-Spanish) are strongly preferred. Ability to write reports and business correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. Computer Skills Basic computer skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Access) for email, data access, budgeting, and reporting. Ability to navigate electronic dental health record/billing software. Other Skills and Qualifications Must have excellent organizational and interpersonal skills in order to manage the diverse tasks and interact with the varied constituencies involved in the programs. .

 

To Apply:

To be considered for this position, applicants must attach a resume and cover letter.

Please forward all to:

 

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Registered Dental Hygienist - Big Bear, CA

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Job Title:         RDH

Reports To:      Program Manager

Effective Date:  March 24th, 2017

Position Status: Per Diem

Pay Range:       $300/day

Location:        Big Bear City, CA

To Apply:          Email Resume and Cover Letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

Position Description

 

Position Summary

Under the supervision of the Center for Oral Health Program Manager, the Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) is responsible for the oral assessment of dental patients, explains and interprets oral hygiene methods, applies preventive agents to clients, assists in planning, implementation and evaluation of dental health projects and performs related duties within the prescribed Scope of Practice..

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Clinical Duties Include: -Perform all Dental Hygiene Committee of California (DHCC) approved RDH duties as needed -Assist with obtaining informed consent, make arrangements to provide services and provide those services through acollaborative oral health system -Collect paper or electronic dental records (without a dentist supervision) including digital radiographs, photographs andcharting of dental findings for the purpose of obtaining diagnostic data for the dentist to diagnose and treatment plan oExplanation and instruction in homecare procedures, tooth brushing, flossing and oral hygiene aids oExplain fluoridation and its use through water, supplements, and mouth rinses oExplanation of disease and caries process. Dietary and nutritional and tobacco counseling oExplanation and instruction of fluoride and its proper usage for prevention education for patient topicalapplication, homecare rinses and supplements -Able to work independently and provide tele-health services oPerform preventive and therapeutic dental hygiene services including pit and fissure sealants and fluoridetreatments along with interim therapeutic restoration (ITR) and polishing of teeth -Collaborate with a dentist who will determine a plan for dental care for each patient -Works in conjunction with dental team to coordinate and carry out treatment plan for patients and perform caries riskassessments -Assist with Scheduling, Patient Conflicts, and Referrals -Assist with Marketing Program/Community Outreach. 

Early Smiles Clinical Duties Include: -Works with partners and other clinical staff to deliver oral health education, screening and preventive treatment services,and activities as outlined in the Early Smiles program manual. Educates individuals in the nature of oral health relatedconditions and in the general promotion of oral health and prevention of dental disease. -Completes referrals, data collection instruments and other records or paper works as shall be required from time to time by COH. -Responsible for personal as well as organizational full compliance with all applicable federal, state, local and centerrules, regulations, protocols and procedures governing the practice of dental hygiene and the clinical provision of dentalhygiene care as well as those relating to, but not limited to, personnel issues, work place safety, public health and confidentiality. 

Other duties may be assigned. The duties listed here are typical examples of the work performed; not all duties assigned are included, nor is it expected that all similar positions will be assigned every duty.

 

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Education & Training: State Register Dental Hygienist license.
  • Experience: A minimum of two (3) years providing community-based preventive dental health services.

 

Other Skills & Qualifications

 

Language Skills

Bilingual skills in Spanish (English-Spanish).

Computer Skills

Basic computer skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Access) for email, data access, budgeting, reporting, and navigation of COH’s computer systems.

Certificates, Licenses and Registrations

Valid California Driver License and Automobile Liability Insurance.

Other Requirements

Travel Requirements

Must have reliable transportation and be available to travel to various locations where project is implemented.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, use hands, and to talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stoop. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision due to see the intricacies of the dental equipment. Prolonged sitting or standing may be required. Those physical movements and the degree of mobility normally associated with the practice of primary care dentistry will be performed on a repetitive basis. The ability to distinguish letters and symbols, as well as the ability to utilize telephones, computer terminals, and copiers is required.

 

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

 

Work under stressful conditions as well as irregular hours may be required. Exposure to communicable diseases, body fluids, toxic substances, medicinal preparations, radiation and other conditions common to a clinical environment may routinely be encountered.

 

To Apply:

To be considered for this position, applicants must attach a resume and cover letter.

Please forward all to:

 

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Registered Dental Hygienist/RDHAP - East Los Angeles, CA

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Job Title:         RDH or RDHAP

Reports To:      Program Manager

Effective Date:  April 7th, 2017

Position Status: Per-Diem

Location:        East Los Angeles, CA

To Apply:          Email Resume and Cover Letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

Position Description

 

Position Summary

Under the supervision of the Center for Oral Health Program Manager, the Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) or (RDHAP) is responsible for the oral assessment of dental patients, explains and interprets oral hygiene methods, applies preventive agents to clients, assists in planning, implementation and evaluation of dental health projects and performs related duties within the prescribed Scope of Practice.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Clinical

- Perform preventive and therapeutic dental hygiene services including pit and fissure sealants and fluoride treatments along with interim therapeutic restoration (ITR) and polishing of teeth

- Perform all Dental Hygiene Committee of California (DHCC) approved RDHAP/RDH duties as needed

- Assist with obtaining informed consent, make arrangements to provide services and provide those services through a collaborative oral health system

- Explanation and instruction in homecare procedures, tooth brushing, flossing and oral hygiene aids

- Explain fluoridation and its use through water, supplements, and mouth rinses

- Explanation of disease and caries process. Dietary and nutritional and tobacco counseling

- Explanation and instruction of fluoride and its proper usage for prevention education for patient topical application, homecare rinses and supplements

- Collect paper or electronic dental records (without a dentist supervision) including digital radiographs, photographs and charting of dental findings for the purpose of obtaining diagnostic data for the dentist to diagnose and treatment plan

- Collaborate with a dentist who will determine a plan for dental care for each patient

- Works in conjunction with dental team to coordinate and carry out treatment plan for patients and perform caries risk assessments

- Assist with Scheduling, Patient Conflicts, and Referrals

- Assist with Marketing Program/Community Outreach 

Other duties may be assigned. The duties listed here are typical examples of the work performed; not all duties assigned are included, nor is it expected that all similar positions will be assigned every duty.

 

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Education & Training: Completion of accredited training program for Dental Assistants..
  • Experience: A minimum of two (2) years of previous experience with similar community-based project is required. Previous experience in working with billing software.

 

Other Skills & Qualifications

 

Language Skills

Bilingual skills in Spanish (English-Spanish) are strongly preferred.

Ability to write reports and business correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Computer Skills

Basic computer skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Access) for email, data access, budgeting, reporting, and navigation of COH’s computer systems.

Certificates, Licenses and Registrations

Unrestricted license to practice as RDA in the State of California.

Valid CA Driver's License and Automobile Liability Insurance.

Other Requirements

Must complete and submit documentation of the DOJ Live Scan process (Department of Justice) to obtain clearance to work in the County of Los Angeles. TB Screening: upon hire and periodically thereafter. TB clearance is a strict requirement for this position.

Travel Requirements

Must have reliable transportation and be available to travel to various locations where project is implemented.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, use hands, and to talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stoop. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision due to see the intricacies of the dental equipment. Prolonged sitting or standing may be required. Those physical movements and the degree of mobility normally associated with the practice of primary care dentistry will be performed on a repetitive basis. The ability to distinguish letters and symbols, as well as the ability to utilize telephones, computer terminals, and copiers is required.

 

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

 

Work under stressful conditions as well as irregular hours may be required. Exposure to communicable diseases, body fluids, toxic substances, medicinal preparations, radiation and other conditions common to a clinical environment may routinely be encountered.

 

To Apply:

To be considered for this position, applicants must attach a resume and cover letter.

Please forward all to:

 

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