Under the supervision of the Registered Dental Assistant Supervisor, Extended Function, the Dental Assistant is the primary resource for sterilization of operatories and instruments, must be knowledgeable of all OSHA standards for infection control and sterilization (required). The incumbent is responsible for taking, developing, and mounting x-rays. Must have accurate knowledge and be licensed to take all periapical and bite wing x-rays (required). The incumbent disinfects the operatories and does the procedure set-ups. Must be familiar with dental infection control procedures (required). The incumbent assists the Dental Provider with 4 handed dentistry. Must know how to mix dental materials and must know how to perform 4 handed dentistry, assisting the Dentist in all procedures (required). The incumbent does all preventative maintenance of all dental equipment. Must keep operatories fully stocked daily.
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
Salary: Hourly $17.66 - $18.27 Total Hours: 8-5, M-F Career Position. SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Although this position's schedule is M-F and during traditional work hours, weekends or non-traditional work hours may be required for special projects or busy times of the year, or when strict deadlines must be met. In the case of extended hours, this position may be required to work those hours. Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts. Please attach your resume.
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