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University of Southern California Dental X-Ray Technician I in Los Angeles, California

Dental X-Ray Technician IApplyRadiologyLos Angeles, California

Since 1897, the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry has shaped talented students into outstanding dentists and dental hygienists. Our challenging clinical education and our expert faculty members provide future oral health professionals with the skills they need in order to become the best.

The Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry is seeking a Dental X-Ray Technician I to join its team! This individual will perform all routine intraoral radiographic procedures and take digital panoramic and occlusal radiographs for patient care.

Job Accountabilities:

  • Take digital X-rays and imputing digital images into dental management software (axiUm).

  • Schedules appointments and data entry.

  • Demonstrates to students and faculty the proper use of X-ray equipment and digital imagery. Provides input to students and faculty on appropriate X-ray procedures.

  • Provides dental chair side assistance to students, residents and faculty.

  • Assembles and prepares patient records.

  • Ensures patient x-rays are forwarded to chart area.

  • Assists faculty in supervision of students’ clinical/laboratory experience. Critiques student exposed radiographs for technical quality.

  • Maintains clean, business-like and professional work areas. Performs scheduled equipment cleaning and maintenance procedures. Alerts supervisor to equipment malfunctions on a timely basis.

  • Complies with radiation health and safety procedures and infection control procedures.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. The University reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.

Minimum Education: Specialized/technical training

Minimum Experience: 0 - 6 months

Minimum Field of Expertise: Must have dental X-ray certification from an accredited program. Valid CA X-ray License.

Ability to perform full range of X-rays independently. Experience with state of the art X-ray

equipment. Ability to communicate with patients, students, faculty and staff.

REQ20072280 Posted Date: 03/18/2019