LifeLong Medical Care

Tele-Dentistry Registered Dental Hygienist/Registered Dental Assistant

US-CA-Berkeley
1 month ago
ID
2017-1582
# of Openings
1
Category
Healthcare

Overview

LifeLong Medical Care has an exciting opportunity for a Registered Dental Hygienist or a Registered Dental Assistant to provide our patients with Tele-Dentistry support at the LifeLong Medical Care Dental Van! Primary responsibility is to provide dental education and screenings in primary care settings. This is a temporary, Grant-funded position working approximately 40 hours a week.

Responsibilities

  • Patients will be seen by Dental Hygienist/Assistant. Offsite, a dentist will review x-rays, intra oral photos, and create a treatment plan using telehealth technology (computers & cameras).
  • If necessary, care coordinators will work with families to ensure treatment is completed.
  • Performs tasks with adherence to all OSHA and regulatory sterilization, infection control, and protective barrier guidelines.
  • Provides case management to clients to insure proper follow-up to services performed at school sites. 
  • Documents treatment and patient information in dental software program.
  • Perform other duties with mobile dental equipment.
  • Performs other duties when assigned by the Dental Operations Manager.

Qualifications

Qualifications

  • Strong organizational, administrative and problem-solving skills, and ability to be flexible and adaptive to change.
  • Ability to effectively present information to others, including other employees, community partners and vendors.
  • Ability to work with individuals and organizations at the local level to build support.
  • Ability to seek direction/approval from on essential matters, yet work independently with little onsite supervision, using professional judgment and diplomacy.
  • Work in a team-oriented environment with a number of professionals with different work styles and support needs.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written skills and ability to effectively work with people from diverse backgrounds and be culturally sensitive.
  • Conduct oneself in external settings in a way that reflects positively on LifeLong Medical Care as an organization of professional, confident and sensitive staff.
  • Ability to see how one’s work intersects with that of other departments of LifeLong Medical Care and that of other partner organizations.
  • Make appropriate use of knowledge/ expertise/ connections of other staff.
  • Be creative and mature with a “can do”, proactive attitude and an ability to continuously “scan” the environment, identifying and taking advantage of opportunities for improvement.

 

 

Job Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Registered Dental Assistant or Registered Dental Hygienist.
  • Coronal Polish and Sealant Certificates
  • Current CPR from AHA approved organization.
  • Knowledge of proper use of all dental materials and dental equipment.
  • Access to reliable transportation with current auto insurance.
  • Proficient in Dentrix, Microsoft office word, excel and outlook.

 

Job Preferences

  • One year of relevant dental clinic experience.
  • Experience with dental software system.
  • Experience working with children.
  • Bilingual – English/Spanish a plus

 

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