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Dental Assistant

South Dakota Department of Health

  • Location: Rapid City, SD
  • Post Date: 3/3/2019
  • Job Type: FULL TIME
Dental Assistant in Rapid City Job ID: 11423 Agency: Department of Health - Correctional Health Salary: $14.93 per hour Pay Grade: GF Closing Date: Open Until Filled Please visit our website at http://doh.sd.gov/ for further information about the Department of Health. This Dental Assistant position works approximately 32 hours per week in the Dental Office at the Rapid City Community Work Center with other dental professionals providing comprehensive dental services to adult male inmates incarcerated in the Prison. Dental assistants work along side the dentist and assist with a variety of dental services. Specific tasks may include: " take and process x-rays (must be certified); " assist the dentist at chair-side with the delivery of instruments and preparation of dental materials; " counsel patients about preventative dental care and nutrition; " perform a variety of office management tasks; " operatory and instrument infection control. This position is exempt from the Civil Service Act. Licenses and Certifications: The position requires licensure or eligibility for licensure in South Dakota and graduation from an accredited or board approved Dental Assisting Program, OR successful completion of the Dental Assisting National Board Exam (DANB). NCRC: If you possess a National Career Readiness Certificate, please submit the certificate with your application. For more information on how to acquire a National Career Readiness Certificate contact a South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation Job Service Office. A certificate is not necessary to be considered. The State of South Dakota does not sponsor work visas for new or existing employees. All persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and complete an Employment Eligibility Verification, Form I-9. The State of South Dakota offers paid employee health insurance plus ten paid holidays, generous vacation leave accrual, and medical, dental, vision, and other benefits. For more information please visit https://bhr.sd.gov/job-seekers/work-for-state-government/. This position is a member of Class A retirement under SDRS. Apply at: http://tinyurl.com/yb5e2ngq South Dakota Bureau of Human Resources 500 East Capitol Pierre, SD 57501-5070 Telephone: 605.773.3148 Fax: 605.773.4344