Allied Health - Staff/Administrative, Staff/Administrative
Employment Type: Permanent Staff (SHRA)
Vacancy ID: P012573
Salary Range: $33,318 - $38,718
PEDIATRICANDPUBLICHEALTH IS RECRUITINGFOR 4 DENTALASSISTANTS (00057683, 20025345, 00052440 & 00051449). BY APPLYING TO THISPOSITIONYOUWILL BE CONSIDEREDFORALL 4.
The Dental Assistant is expected to perform all required duties to assist in the provision of dental care to patients of Pediatric and Public Health. These duties include assisting pediatric dental residents, faculty, and DDS students in providing oral health care to patients; prepare the necessary equipment and supplies for the dental care in the Graduate clinic, Dental Faculty Practice, the UNC-CH Dental Clinic and operating room. Additionally, the Dental Assistant will be responsible for cleaning and stocking assigned operatory and patient care areas. This position will greet and prepare patients for the planned dental procedure and escort patients to various areas as required. This dental assistant will prepare and assign individual clinical schedule daily for the Graduate and DDS clinics, and Dental Faculty Practice.
Education and Experience:
High school diploma or equivalency and completion of an accredited dental assisting program; or equivalent combination of training and experience.
Must have the skills and knowledge including basic knowledge of dental materials, instruments and dental radiology. Knowledge and skills of disease prevention, dental treatment and restorative procedures is preferred.
DA II trained or equivalent
Prior experience in Pediatric Dentistry/Family Dentistry/Orthodontics. Two years experience as a dental assistant in North Carolina and fluency in Spanish a plus.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
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