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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
DENTAL ASSISTANT 2 - Part Time
APPROXIMATE HOURLY RATE -  $16.27 to  $23.54  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, part time vacancy
Department: Corrections
Division: Administrative
Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Job Class Code: 10.263
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 40177
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 05/20/2020
Recruiter:
   SARINA NEZ
   Phone: (775)887-3377
   Email: snez@doc.nv.gov
Applications accepted until recruitment needs are satisfied

** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
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 part time and is located at Warm Springs Correctional Center in Carson City, 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. The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages. ***THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.***

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 pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
    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.
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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