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Dental Assistant

Health and Human Services

HAYNESVILLE

Dental Assistant

  • 493631
  • 421 BARN FIELD ROAD , HAYNESVILLE, Virginia, United States, 22472
  • Haynesville Correctional Ctr
  • Health and Human Services
  • Full-Time (Salaried)
  • Dept of Corr - Central Admin

Title: Dental Assistant

Hiring Range: $31,500 - $46,444

Agency: Dept of Corr - Central Admin

Location: Haynesville Correctional Ctr

Agency Website: https://www.vadoc.virginia.gov/job-opportunities

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties

Under the direction of a Dentist, Dental Assistants will assist in the dental and related work of a dental office; protect and maintain the safety of persons and property; and other related work as assigned.

Will be a member of the VADOC Mobile Dental Unit, a unit that travels to other facilities and field units in the geographical area of the base facility of employment.

Must be willing to travel to surrounding institutions and field units as a part of the Mobile Dental Unit, providing dental care and oral healthcare to the patients at those sites.

Assists the Dentist in providing dental care and dental education to patients.

Adheres to DOC regulations for security, tool control, and safety.

Complies with OSHA regulations and CDC and American Dental Association recommendations for infection control.

Prioritizes workload and schedules patients.

Prepares and arranges dental instruments, equipment, and accessories.

Sterilizes and cares for dental instruments; keep a sufficient amount of dental supplies available.

Keeps dental records of patients; assists dentist at the chair; keeps the dental office and equipment neat, clean, and sanitary.

Takes and develops dental x-rays; performs dental laboratory functions; instructs patients in proper practices of preventive dental care.

Minimum Qualifications

Certification as a Dental Assistant by Dental Assisting National Board.

Academic training/experience as a dental assistant.

Must be willing to travel to surrounding institutions and field units as a part of the Mobile Dental Unit, providing dental care and oral healthcare to the patients at those sites.

Demonstrated ability to prioritize workload and schedule patients.

Ability to communicate professionally both verbally and in writing.

Knowledge of dental terminology.

Experience in four handed dentistry.

Preferred Qualifications:

Radiation Health and Safety Certification.

Prefer proficient computer skills.

Possesses current AHA CPR/BLS certification.

Ability to properly monitoring patient vital signs

Special Instructions: 

RMS provides a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your RMS account to check the status of your application for this position.

If selected as a finalist with the VADOC, candidates can expect the following:

Background Investigation Requirements: All applicants are subject to a background investigation. Investigations may include fingerprint checks (State Police, FBI); local agency checks; employment verification; verification of education (relevant to employment); credit checks; and other checks based on the position.

Drug Testing Requirements: Applicants applying to a designated safety sensitive position are subject to a pre-employment drug screen. Marijuana use is prohibited for positions that require possession of a firearm or a Commercial Driver’s License in the performance of official duties such as Corrections Officers, Probation Officers, Tractor Trailer Drivers and others.

Application Requirements: Application and/or résumé for this position are only accepted electronically through the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Electronic Recruitment System. All applications should be submitted by 11:55pm on the closing date for the position. Mailed, emailed, faxed, or hand delivered applications and/or résumés will not be accepted. The decision to interview an applicant is based solely on the information received for this position from the electronic application and/or résumé.

Tobacco Free: All VADOC facilities are Tobacco free. Use of all tobacco products is always prohibited on site.

Layoff Preferences: Applicants who possess an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) or a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under the Department of Human Resources Management (DHRM) Policy 1.30 Layoff (Commonwealth of VA employees only) MUST attach these forms when submitting their state application and/or résumé.

VADOC is an EEO employer and is committed to supporting workforce diversity, equitable opportunities and inclusivity. Reasonable accommodations are available upon request.

VADOC values our Veterans and encourages all to apply and receive preference in the hiring process. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other nation service alumni are also encouraged to apply. Click here for more information: Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Program - Virginia Department of Veterans Services

Contact Information:

Name: Val Thompson

Phone: 1-804-887-8166

Email: recruitment@vadoc.virginia.gov

 

In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities, or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155.

 

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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