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Dental Assistant - Journey

Employer
East Carolina University
Location
Greenville, NC
Closing date
Jul 23, 2021

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Job Details

Job Title:

Dental Assistant - Journey

Position Number:

002185

Vacancy Open to:

All Candidates

Time-Limited:

No

Department Homepage:

http://www.ecu.edu/dental

Advertising Department:

DENTAL MEDICINE, SCHOOL OF

Division:

Health Sciences

Classification Title:

14201 Dental Assistant

Competency Level:

2 - Journey

Working Title:

Surgical Assistant

Number of Vacancies:

1

Full Time Equivalent (FTE):

1.0

Full Time or Part Time:

Full Time

Recruitment Range:

$31,200 - $41,093

Anticipated Hiring Range:

$31,468 - $40,723

Salary Grade Equivalency:

GN05

Work Schedule:

M-F

Work Hours:

7:30-4:30 or 8:00-5:00

Position Location (City):

Greenville

Job Category:

Staff - Medical

Organizational Unit Overview:

The Division of Health Sciences is the largest and most complex division within the University, employing more than 900 EHRA employees and 1,700 SHRA employees. The Division is composed of numerous Centers, Institutes, and agencies such as East Carolina Heart Institute and Eastern Area Health Education Center, the Colleges of Allied Health Sciences, Nursing, the Brody School of Medicine, the School of Dental Medicine, and the Laupus Health Science 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 ten administrative offices and four academic departments. The Administrative units include the Offices of the Dean, Vice Dean, Associate Dean for Student Affairs, Associate Dean for Research, Innovation and Discovery, Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, Assistant Dean for Extramural Clinical Practices, Assistant Dean for Dental Education and Informatics, Assistant Dean for Educational Support and Faculty Development, Assistant Dean for Academic Success and the Executive Director for Business and Financial Affairs. The four academic departments are Surgical Sciences, Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics, and Dentofacial Orthopedics, General Dentistry, and Foundational Sciences and Research.

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 throughout North Carolina. In order to operate these clinics, appropriate dental auxiliaries and clinical staff are needed.

Job Duties :

Responsibilities include oversight of all surgical instrumentation, equipment, supplies, and review of scheduled appointments. Works in conjunction with OMS, periodontal, OMP and AEGD faculty, Patient Care Representatives, and the Patient Care Coordinators to ensure proper scheduling of patients. Works with Dental Assistants to ensure proper staffing within the surgical clinical area. Also assists with staffing in Faculty Practice clinic during any implants. Maintains regularly scheduled in-service sessions with the clinical staff including dental assistants, sterilization staff, and dispensary clerks to ensure proper handling of all surgical equipment and supplies. Assist nurses in maintaining medical emergency equipment. Works with clinical nurse, faculty, and staff promoting safe sedation practices within the clinical areas. Assist with hospital cases secondary to duties within SODM. Assist with pre-clinical laboratory exercises for OMS

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/A

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education:

Minimum of 3 to 5 years experience in an Oral Surgery Dentistry setting. OR Dental Experience a plus. DAANCE Certified. Radiology certified. Bachelors degree preferred. Must be able to work extended hours.

License or Certification required by the Department:

N/A

Special 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.

Job Open Date:

07/14/2021

Job Close Date - Positions will be posted until 11:59 p.m. EST on this date; If no closing date is indicated, the position will be posted until filled and may close at any time after the recruitment has been completed. :

07/23/2021

Open Until Filled:

No

Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting:

https://ecu.peopleadmin.com/postings/40871

Alternate option:

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) 737-1018 (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:

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to [email protected] Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.

Organization

ECU offers a challenging academic environment and an energetic campus life. We are committed to excellence through a talented and diverse faculty and staff. One of the perks of working at ECU is that you can take up to 9 credit hours of classes per year at no cost to you. There is also a textbook loan program in place available to permanent ECU staff and faculty, or their eligible dependent children or spouse. ECU also offers excellent benefits, including health care and retirement plans, and generous leave time.

Scholarship. Discovery. Service. Leadership.

Here, those values are more than just buzzwords. They indicate the wealth of opportunity that ECU students experience while engaging in the rigorous pursuit of knowledge. They define the many ways in which students innovate and forge new paths. They encompass the life lessons our students learn while serving others and improving communities. They emphasize the encouragement our students receive to stand up and lead the way into a brighter tomorrow. http://www.ecu.edu/cs-acad/admissions/whyecu.cfm

To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University:

  • Uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access;
  • Prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society;
  • Develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change;
  • Discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond;
  • Transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and
  • Improves quality of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics.

http://www.ecu.edu/cs-admin/chancellor/mission-and-vision.cfm

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