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RDA/ Registered Dental Assistant II in Austin, TX

Location: Austin, TX
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Government Administration


Dental Assistant II

Are you ready to be professionally challenged? Are you looking to be part of a dynamic team of engaged and committed professionals? Then the Health and Specialty Care System (HSCS) may be just the place for you! The State Hospital System, under the HSCS is comprised of nine psychiatric hospitals located throughout the state and one youth residential psychiatric center in Waco. The HSCS is a hub of excellence for forensic mental health and complex psychiatric care, with all facilities accredited by The Joint Commission. The hospitals provide state-of-the-art treatment that is recovery-oriented and evidence-based. Whether in a direct-care or support role, your contribution will make a difference in the life of a Texan. Apply now to join our team.

The RDA II provides direct patient care services under the direct supervision of a Dentist in order to provide quality dental care in an inpatient setting. Work includes but is not limited to: chairside assisting and all duties associated with direct care Dental assisting, all intra oral and panoramic x-rays, set up and break down of all dental procedures, maintaining infection control standards for the dental clinic procedures, cleaning and sterilizing soiled instruments, autoclave tracking. In charge of all front desk duties including but not limited to making daily appointments, ordering supplies, must have excellent computer skills, able to use Microsoft office, Word documents, spreadsheets, and databases to maintain all dental records and data collection systems maintaining dental treatment records, provides self-care counseling to patients. Assisting dentist during “on unit home visits”. Performs any combination of administrative duties commensurate with competency. Works under limited supervision with some latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
Duties, location of work, and shift/pattern are subject to change as determined by the administration to meet the needs of the hospital. Duties may include exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials.


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