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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
DENTAL ASSISTANT 2
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $33,971.76 to  $49,151.52  PAY GRADE: 25
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
JOB INFORMATION
Work Type: A Permanent, full time vacancy
Department: Corrections
Division: Administrative
Location: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson
Job Class Code: 10.263
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 38003
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 08/14/2019
Close Date: 08/28/2019
Recruiter:
   ANGELICA FLETCHER
   Phone: (702)486-9959
   Email: afletcher@doc.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another 4 Days 1 Hrs 43 Mins
The Position
Positions provide assistance to dentists in the general or specialized treatment of patients in both routine and emergency procedures in the areas of diagnostic, preventive, restorative, periodontal, endodontic, pedodontic, orthodontic, oral surgery, and prosthodontic dental care.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
This position is located at High Desert State Prison in Indian Springs, NV and will be working under the Director of Nursing Services and Dental Supervisor. The incumbent will be responsible for a wide range of tasks in the dental office and must be flexible, well organized and work well as part of a team. Ideal candidates have a diverse set of skills ranging from clerical, clinical, interpersonal and technological. Incumbent will prepare and arrange dental instruments, materials and equipment appropriate for the planned procedure(s), use four-handed dental assisting techniques, clean and sterilize dental instruments and clean and disinfect all dental operatory surfaces according to current CDC standards, pour and trim models, schedule patients according to the needs of the institution in concert with the priorities of the applicable Administration Regulations, fabricate temporary crowns. Incumbent may perform coronal polishing, remove sutures, apply/remove periodontal pack, apply temporary restorations, topical fluoride treatments, sealants and topical anesthetic as directed by staff dentist, take impressions for study models and of opposing arch, expose intra-oral and extra-oral radiographs as directed by the dentist, process, mount and label radiographs and other duties as well as other duties as outlined in the class specifications.

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    Graduation from high school or equivalent education, successful completion of a recognized one-year dental assistant training program, and one year of experience working with the public collecting and recording information and/or explaining and clarifying basic information; OR graduation from high school or equivalent education and one year of clinical experience in a dental practice using four-handed techniques in a wide range of procedures, collecting and recording patient's medical information, exposing, processing, mounting and labeling radiographs, and applying dental sterile techniques and infectious control and exposure procedures; OR one year of experience as a Dental Assistant I in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special Requirements
    A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
    Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this position must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances.
    A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required.
The Examination
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.
INFORMATIONAL LINKS
For more information about state employment, visit the following:
Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov
Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org
Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us
More Benefits Information: http://nvjobs.nv.gov/Applicants/EB
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Email
Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:
Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
209 East Musser Street,
Room 101
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
555 East Washington Avenue,
Suite 1400
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
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