Mark Twain Health Care District
  • Valley Springs, CA, USA
  • Competitive market compensation
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

sick pay, health plan, retirement

The Mark Twain Healthcare District is now hiring a Registered Dental Assistant to work full time OR part-time in our new outpatient Valley Springs Health & Wellness Center. This is an exceptional opportunity to be a part of an innovative team, providing improved access, health and wellness for our customers and our community.

The Registered Dental Assistant performs administrative, clerical and clinical duties under the direction of the Dentist and under the supervision of the Clinic Manager. As a member of the health care team, the Registered Dental Assistant performs duties in their capacity for the care of patients in the dental care clinic, including:

  • Identifies and escorts patients to the operatory
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Maintain the highest level of infection control standards
  • Adheres to HIPAA, the Privacy Act as mandated by Federal or State law
  • Cleans dental units, chairs, instruments and operational tools
  • Taking digital radiographs
  • Must set up and clean operatory before and after each patient
  • Must follow OSHA and VSHWC policy and procedures
  • Sterilize and maintains dental instruments (dentist or hygiene instruments)
  • Accurately updates patient's chart for each visit in the EMR
  • Other duties as assigned


The ideal candidate will have an enthusiastic, positive outlook, professional attitude and a willingness to learn and grow.Communicates effectively with patients and team members.


1+ years of experience as a Registered Dental Assistant is required

Meet state of California requirements

Current Healthcare Provider CPR

Current certification in radiography

Experience with all ages, including pediatrics preferred

Dentrix knowledge is preferred.

Meet and maintain continuing education requirements for California

Job Type:Part-time Salary Range:TBD

To Apply:

Please send a resume.

This position requires walking, standing, and sitting for prolonged periods of time; stooping, kneeling, crouching, and reaching; pushing, pulling and lifting up to 30 pounds; raising objects overhead; manual dexterity for operation of computer, phones and small office machines; hearing, talking, and good verbal and written communication skills; repetitive motions of the wrists, hands, and fingers. This position requires the ability to safely operate a motor vehicle.

Employment is contingent on passing post-employment physical (including TB test), background check and drug testing.


Equal OpportunityThe Mark Twain Health District is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. 


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