Indian Health Service

Dental Assistant

Location
Multiple Locations
Salary
$24,367 to $38,798 per year
Posted
Aug 02, 2019
Closes
Dec 31, 2019
Ref
IHS-19-OK-10439402-DE
Position
Dental Assistant
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Type
Full Time

JOB TITLE: Dental Assistant

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: IHS-19-OK-10439402-DE

OPEN PERIOD: March 11, 2019 through December 31, 2019

SERIES & GRADE: GS 2 - 4

WHO MAY APPLY: All US Citizens

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Receive and prepare patients for dental treatments.
  • Prepare materials and equipment for use by the Dentist.
  • Maintain records related to appointments, examinations, treatment, and supplies.
  • Perform chairside assistance and placement of sealants and varnish.
  • Perform radiological procedures (GS-3 and above).

KEY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Selectee may be subject to a probationary period
  • U.S. Citizenship is required
  • Must pass pre-employment examination.
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
  • Security Clearance
  • Completion of Addendum to OF-306, Child Care & Indian Child Care Worker Position form.
  • Measles and Rubella immunization for selectees born after 1957.
  • Seasonal influenza immunization.

EXPERIENCE:

  • To qualify for this position, your resume must state sufficient experience and/or education, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are applying.

RADIOLOGICAL CERTIFICATION:

  • Public Law 97-35 requires that persons who administer radiological procedures meet the credentialing standards, which are set forth in 42 CFR Part 75. Essentially, they must (1) have successfully completed an educational program which meets or exceeds the standards described in that regulation, and is credited by an organization recognized by the Department of Education, and (2) be certified as radiographers in their field.