Dental Assistant, MDC Los Angeles, CA

Location: Los Angeles, CA, United States
Date Posted: 12-06-2017
Global Empire, LLC (GHG) is a Healthcare Staffing Company specialized in providing reliable and qualified healthcare professionals for Government contracts nationwide. 
We are seeking an experienced Dental Assistant for an available contract opportunity to provide services for the inmates housed at MDC Los Angeles, located in Los Angeles, California.

Available Position: Dental Assistant

Work Schedule: 30 hours per week, from 6 am to 1 pm, with 30 minutes unpaid lunch break.

This contract will start in December 2017 and end on September 30, 2018.

Work to be performed at:  MDC, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA  90012

Facility Information:
Inmate Gender: Male and Female Offenders
Inmate Population: 862 total inmates

Scope of Work: 
  • Assists Dental Officer in dental specialty sections:  restorative, oral surgery, endodontics, periodontics, prosthetics, and examinations
  • Retrieves patient’s records and escorts patients to proper dental specialty section; seats and prepares patient for attending Dental Officer
  • Assists Dental Officer by preparing dental instruments, essential materials, drugs, and medications
  • Passes instruments, retracts tissues, irrigates oral cavity, and operates aspirator
  • Gives instructions for subsequent dental appointments
  • Makes necessary entries on dental treatment records (both electronic and paper records)
  • Prepares dental treatment room for the next patient
  • Assists in the treatment of emergency cases.
  • Provides dental health education
  • Performs Dental prophylaxes – polishing of coronal portion of teeth, if the assistant is a Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) or Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA).
  • Performs Dental screening examinations
  • Prepares patients for periodontal surgery
  • Prepares, places, and removes packs
  • Places temporary fillings (RDA, EFDA)
  • Places and removes rubber dams
  • Maintains dental equipment
  • Cleans, sharpens, and sterilizes instruments
  • Performs daily inspection of equipment and makes minor repairs
  • Reports defective equipment, or institutes corrective action
  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements/Qualifications
License: Must have a license/certification/registration as a Dental Assistant in the state of CA.
Education: Must have received training from a licensed dentist or posses a certification from an accredited Dental Assistant school.
Lifesaving Certification: must be Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation certified in accordance with the American Red Cross or American Heart Association.
Required Experience: Must have at least one year of experience within the past three years.         

Ana Rowling
Recruiter Manager
2151 Linglestown Road, Suite 180 Harrisburg, PA 17110
Email: Tel. 717-364-6181  Fax: 717-412-2100 
GHG is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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