Dental Assistant or Registered Dental Assistant

Ravenswood Family Dentistryseeks experienced bilingual Spanish/English Registered Dental Assistantor Dental Assistantto assistdental providers with all treatments;responsible for sterilization, preparation, inventory, and infection control of dental operatories, and is able to perform independent dental procedures as delegated and directed by the dentist in accordance with state regulation, law and the organization’s policies.

Responsibilities Include

  • Assist patients in resolving minor difficulties, answering their questions and giving directions to patients as authorized by the dentist or hygienist.
  • Serves as the dental provider’s chair-side assistant.
  • Prepares operatory for patient treatment as per the dental providersdirections.
  • Exposes and develops dental radiographs
  • Performs independent procedures as delegated and directed by the dentist.
  • Maintains Dental Department equipment and areas in accordance with manufacturer’s directions and Dental Department policy and protocol.
  • Maintains adequate operatory supplies and compiles a list of individual item shortages for inventory control and ordering purposes.
  • Assists dental providers in assuring that all patient records and documents are properly and accurately completed and filed.
  • Assists with various clinical and administrative functions as appropriate
  • Ensuresthe proper disposal of all materials in accordance with Dental Department directive, center policy as well as state and federal regulation(s).
  • Other duties as assigned and requested.



  • Graduate certificatefrom anaccredited course in dental assisting andminimum one year experience as a Dental Assistant outside of externship required
  • Bilingual / Biliterate English and Spanish required
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • California Radiation Safety Certificate
  • BLS (CPR) Certification.
  • Computer literate in a Windows environment; familiarity using Dentrix a plus
  • Exceptional customer service skills


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Job Category : Dental Assistant
Job Location: Ravenswood Campus

About Us

Ravenswood Family Health Network is a federally qualified health center headquartered in the low-income East Palo Alto area of San Mateo County. Ravenswood sites are Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) deemed facilities. Ravenswood is a 501 (c)3 non-profit community-based Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC).

Main Locations

Ravenswood Family Health Center 
1885 Bay Road, East Palo Alto, CA 94303

Ravenswood Family Dentistry
1807 Bay Road, East Palo Alto, CA 94303

MayView Sunnyvale Clinic
785 Morse Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94085-3010

MayView Mountain View Clinic
900 Miramonte Avenue, 2nd Floor, Mountain View, CA 94040

MayView Palo Alto Clinic
270 Grant Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94306