Dental Assistant - Journey - Davidson
Dental Assistant - Journey - Davidson Please see Special Instructions for more details. * Please ensure your full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, experience and education are listed on your application. Do not write 'see resume' on your application when completing the job duties section.* If you answer the questions at the end of the application, please ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences to support your answers (see job duties section of previous employment).* Failure to answer the questions at the end of the application will not preclude your application from being considered but may result in your application not receiving full consideration of your knowledge, skills, and abilities.* Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full time basis. Position DetailsJob TitleDental Assistant - Journey - DavidsonPosition Number002112Vacancy Open toAll Candidates Time-LimitedNoDepartment Homepagehttps://www.ecu.edu/dental/Advertising DepartmentDENTAL MEDICINE, SCHOOL OF DivisionHealth SciencesClassification Title14201 Dental AssistantCompetency Level2 - JourneyWorking TitleDental AssistantNumber of Vacancies1Full Time Equivalent (FTE).8Full Time or Part TimePart TimeRecruitment Range$24,960 - $32,874Anticipated Hiring Range$33,000 - $37,021Salary Grade EquivalencyGN06Work ScheduleM-FWork Hours8-5Position Location (City)DavidsonJob CategoryStaff - MedicalOrganizational Unit Overview
The Division of Health Sciences is the largest and most complex division within the University, employing more than 700 EPA employees and 1,700 SPA employees. The Division is composed of numerous Centers, Institutes, and agencies such as the East Carolina Heart Institute and Eastern Area Health Education Center, the Colleges of Allied Health Sciences and Nursing, the Brody School of Medicine, the School of Dental Medicine, and the Laupus Health Sciences Library. In addition to the academic and administrative responsibilities of the division, the four professional schools provide clinical services throughout eastern North Carolina in a variety of settings and venues.The School of Dental Medicine is composed of five administrative offices and three academic divisions. The Administrative units include the Office of the Dean, Associate Dean for Planning and Extramural Affairs, Associate Dean for Student Affairs, Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, Assistant Dean for Dental Education and Informatics, Assistant Dean for Academic Support and Faculty Development and the Office of Business and Financial Affairs. The three academic divisions are Surgical Sciences, Orthodontics/Pediatric Dentistry and General Dentistry.Included in the mission of the School of Dental Medicine is to educate dental care providers (both dental students and dental residents) and to address the oral health care needs of the underserved population of North Carolina. The School of Dental Medicine meets these missions by operating dental clinics that provide both educational experiences for the dental students and residents and provides dental care to the residents of North Carolina. These clinics occur in both Ross Hall in Greenville, North Carolina, as well as Community Service Learning Centers located through-out North Carolina. In order to operate these clinics, appropriate dental auxiliaries and clinical staff are needed.Job Duties
Assist 4-handed dentistry. The dental assistant is responsible for patient preparation and patient flow. This position accesses patient information, charts as directed by dental students, dental residents and faculty dentist, monitors patients blood pressure and sedation as required. The assistant participates in dental exams and procedures. The assistant follows OSHA standards for hand washing, masking, gloving and disposal of contaminants. The assistant monitors patients as they are receiving treatment. The assistant performs dental x-rays as ordered by the dentist. The assistant transports patients as needed.The Dental Assistant is responsible for monitoring sterilization of equipment. Proper care must be taken of all dental equipment and instruments and this position maintains a total inventory. Equipment and instrumentation used by dental assistants, i.e., syringes and machines need to be in proper working order, and meet the requirements of established practices in order to meet OSHA requirements. This position is responsible for ordering supplies as needed. The dental assistant is expected to efficiently use the instrumentation required for dentistry. In addition, the assistant must be proficient in the use of the computer to access the electronic dental record. Medical record files must be maintained with absolute confidentiality in accordance with HIPAA guidelines.The dental assistant handles all paperwork required for referrals. The dental assistant works with all categories of personnel, medical (dental) records, business office, lab, x-ray and physicians. Daily contact is made with fellow employees through verbal and written means. The dental assistant also has contact with outside agencies to include other dental offices, physician’s offices, Divisions of the School of Dental Medicine, insurance companies, pharmacies, supply companies and the general public. The dental assistant also performs secretarial duties as needed.Participates in the education of dental students and dental residents.Minimum Education/Experience
High school diploma or equivalency and completion of an accredited dental assisting program; or equivalent combination of training and experience.License or Certification required by statute or regulation
N/APreferred Experience, Skills, Training/EducationLicense or Certification required by the Department
N/ASpecial Instructions to Applicant
- Please ensure your full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, experience and education are listed on your application. Do not write ‘see resume’ on your application when completing the job duties section.
- If you answer the questions at the end of the application, please ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences to support your answers (see job duties section of previous employment).
- Failure to answer the questions at the end of the application will not preclude your application from being considered but may result in your application not receiving full consideration of your knowledge, skills, and abilities.
- Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full time basis.
If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.AA/EOE
East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.
Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 328-9861 (Voice/TTY) or [email protected].Eligibility for Employment
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. If highest degree earned is from an institution outside of the U.S. and its territories, final candidates are required to have their degree validated as equivalent to the degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S.Office of Human Resources Contact Information
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