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DENTAL ASSISTANT II

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Only applications that are completely filled out will be considered. Please attach copy of your current licenses to application along with your resume and references. All interested applicants must be able to provide documentation of Hepatitis B Series, TDAP and TB skin test records before being hired. We will hire up to 2 applicants.

Posting Details

Position Details

N.O.V. Number: 171163
Working Title Dental Assistant II
Department: BCD-000340-PUBLIC HEALTH SCIENCES
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: $13.50/hr.
Position Type: Benefits Eligible
Work Location/City: Dallas
Required Education and Experience:

High School Diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Two years of related experience. Current Registered Dental Assistant License
CPR Certified. Knowledge of dental terminology and dental procedures. Knowledge of instruments, materials, and standardized procedures used in dental care. Knowledge of infection control policies, aseptic techniques, supplies, and equipment.
Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others. Ability to perform all tasks and job responsibilities safely without injury to self and others in compliance with A&M System and HSC guidelines. Provide a safe environment that fosters respect, inclusion, and equality of all faculty, staff, students and visitors.

Preferred Education and Experience:

Associate degree. 2-4 years of experience.
Pit and Fissure license. Bilingual – Spanish & English.

Job Detail:

Staffs front desk in clinic, checks in patients, provides clinic forms to patients, alerts clinic staff to patient arrival, schedules patient appointments. Provides chair-side assistance to dentists during dental procedures. Preparations for dental procedures by setting up instruments, equipment and materials. Ensures that preparations are arranged properly and in accordance with sterility requirements. Assists during the administration of prophylactic, therapeutic or surgical treatment procedures to provide for dentist/patient needs. Exposes and develops radiographs (x-rays) Inventory, stock supplies, dispense and track instruments. Maintains dental equipment in a clean and operative condition and properly stores and maintains adequate levels of supplies. May inventory, stock and order dental and office supplies. Other duties as assigned.

Work Hours:

Monday through Friday – 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Some weekends.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Only applications that are completely filled out will be considered. Please attach copy of your current licenses to application along with your resume and references. All interested applicants must be able to provide documentation of Hepatitis B Series, TDAP and TB skin test records before being hired. We will hire up to 2 applicants.

Is this position restricted by the Patriot Act? No
Background Check Information:

By applying to this position, you authorize the Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) and/or its agent, at any time during my application process and/or employment, to conduct an investigative consumer report that may include, but is not limited to, a criminal record check, employment and education verifications, verifications of personal references and reputation and driving record.

Open Date 05/18/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
HSC EEO/AA Statement:

The Texas A&M Health Science Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/ Disability Employer.

Quick Link http://jobs.tamhsc.edu/postings/6633

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you currently possess a high school diploma or equivalent combination of training and experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Please describe relevant experience in detail.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have at least 2 years experience as a RDA?
    • yes
    • No
  4. * Is your RDA license current?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Are you CPR certified?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. License
  3. References
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document