DENTAL ASSISTANT Job Listing at MyFlorida in VERO BEACH, FL
64001126-51318191-20121113134501 Agency Name: Health
Working Title: DENTAL ASSISTANT
Broadband/Class Code: 31-9091-02
Position Number: 64001126-51318191
Annual Salary Range: $1,001.03- Biweekly
Announcement Type: Open Competitive
City: VERO BEACH
Facility: Indian River County Health Department
Pay Grade/ Pay Band: BB003
Closing Date: 5/26/2013
The State Personnel System is an E-Verify employer. For more information click on our E-Verify website.
Valid driver's license
High School Diploma/GED
Dental Assistant Certification
Certification in Dental Radiography
If you have difficulty applying for this position, please contact People First at 877-562-7287 for assistance.
Note:Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by experience stated on the employment application. Applicants selected to participate in the skills verification and/or interview process will be contacted by telephone, so please make sure your contact information on the People First Staffing System is current and accurate.
Successful applicant must pass a background investigation and/or drug screening. Direct Deposit is a condition of employment.
Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26thbirthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website:http://www.sss.gov
If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.
The successful candidate will be required to complete the Form I-9 and that information will be verified using the E-Verify system. E-Verify is operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration to verify employment eligibility.
The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.
Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or the People First Service Center (1-877-562-7287). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.
Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, eligible veterans and spouses of veterans will receive preference in employment and are encouraged to apply. For applicants claiming Veterans' Preference, please attach supporting documentation that includes character of service (for example, DD form 214 Member Copy #4) when you apply for a vacancy. Applicants may also fax their supporting documentation to People First at 1-888-403-2110. All documentation is due by the closing date of the job announcement.
JOB FAMILY: HEALTHCARE SUPPORT
OCCUPATIONAL GROUP: HEALTHCARE SUPPORT
OCCUPATION: DENTAL ASSISTANTS
Access to confidential records and computer access will be based on the need to know when involved in specific patient's care, billing activities, ordering prescribed medications or supplies, investigating communicable disease reports, established quality improvement activities, i.e., peer review, records review audits, and investigating complaints.
EXAMPLES OF WORK
Prepares tray with instruments and supplies and passes to dentist, dental resident or dental students as requested. Maintains records. Orders supplies and maintains inventory. Sterilizes and maintains dental instruments and equipment. Mixes cements, pours model and prepares bit guards. Cleans instrument cabinet and maintains sterile supplies. Exposes and develops x-rays.
Coordinates with and schedules volunteer dentists, dental hygienists. Coordinates with and schedules clients and/or facilities for dental services.
Performs related work as required.
Private and county vehicle use may be required. If private vehicle is used, employee is reimbursed a mileage rate.
EXAMPLES OF JOB CHARACTERISTICS
Handling and Moving Objects
Using one's own hands and arms in handling, installing, forming, positioning, and moving materials, or in manipulating things, including the use of keyboards.
Communicating With Other Workers
Providing information to supervisors, fellow workers, and subordinates. This information can be exchanged face-to-face, in writing, or via telephone/electronic transfer.
Assisting and Caring for Others
Providing assistance or personal care to others.
Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in either written form or by electronic/magnetic recording.
Communicating With Persons Outside the Organization
Communicating with persons outside the organization, representing the organization to customers, the public, government, and other external sources. This information can be exchanged face-to-face, in writing, or via telephone/electronic transfer.
Performing Administrative Activities
Approving requests, handling paperwork, and performing day-to-day administrative tasks.
Implementing Ideas, Programs, etc.
Conducting or carrying out work procedures and activities in accord with one's own ideas or information provided through directions/instructions for purposes of installing, modifying, preparing, delivering, constructing, integrating, finishing, or completing programs, systems, structures, or products.
Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, verifying, or processing information or data.
Establishing and Maintaining Relationships
Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others.
Interpreting Meaning of Information to Others
Translating or explaining what information means and how it can be understood or used to support responses or feedback to others.
EXAMPLES OF KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions
Listening to what other people are saying and asking questions as appropriate
Talking to others to effectively convey information
Managing one's own time and the time of others
Actively looking for ways to help people
Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job
Finding ways to structure or classify multiple pieces of information
Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents
Ability to interview clients and obtain medical history
Enters, transcribes, records, stores, or maintains information
Management of Personnel Resources
Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job
Medicine and Dentistry
Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures
Knowledge of basic medical terminology/techniques
Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems
Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS
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