Fairfax County Job Openings - Detailed Description for Job #13-0409


Fairfax County Application Center, 12000 Government Center Pkwy., #270, Fairfax, VA 22035

DENTAL ASSISTANT


Health Department

Job # 13-0409

$32,702 to $43,603  (Grade S13)
 
Description:

Make a difference in the health of your community! Work at the Joseph Willard Health Center. Responds to patient inquiries. Assists in chair-side operations during patient visits. Cleans and sterilizes equipment. Assists with answering telephones and scheduling appointments. Performs filing data entry. Provides consistent and timely support in the day-to-day operations of the dental clinic. Duties are performed under the supervision of the Public Health Dentist.

 

Minimum
Qualifications:

Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to completion of high school or vocational school or a G.E.D. certificate; plus two years of four-handed dentistry experience, or successful completion of an American Dental Association accredited Dental Assistant program and some experience in four-handed dental work.

 

Special
Requirements:

Intraoral Radiology Certification.

 

Preferred
Qualifications:

Health Department experience, and knowledge of specific related policies and procedures. Bilingual in English and Spanish. Customer service experience. Experience in cleaning and sterilizing equipment in a dental office.

 

Selection
Procedure:

Panel interview.

 

To Apply:

Submit your resume on-line through the AIMS system.

If this is the first time you have used AIMS, you will need to create an account.

Fairfax County is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veterans' status or disabled veterans' status. Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance; TTY 703-222-7314. Minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY.

 

Closing Date:

3/15/2013

 

Date Posted:

3/9/2013

 

Benefits:

Most positions advertised here are merit system positions funded for full benefits such as health insurance, retirement, life insurance and paid leave. Follow the link for details on Fairfax County's comprehensive benefits program for merit system employees. If a position is not funded for benefits that information will generally be included in the job announcement.

 

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