Dental Assistant (EF) Job in Wanblee, South Dakota – Department of Health And Human Services



The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of Health And Human Services. The opening is for a Dental Assistant (EF) in Wanblee, South Dakota Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!

Dental Assistant (EF) – Wanblee, South Dakota
Indian Health Service, Department of Health And Human Services
Job ID: 261074
Start Date: 05/16/2020
End Date: 05/30/2020

Qualification Summary
To qualify for this position, your resume must state sufficient experience and/or education, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are applying. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. For positions requiring positive education requirements, or if you are using education to meet all or part of the qualification requirements, you MUST submit a copy of your transcripts or an itemized list of college courses which includes equivalent information from the transcript (course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree earned) in your resume. BASIC REQUIREMENT(S):
OPM Link: In addition to the Basic Requirements, you must also meet the Minimum Qualifications stated below. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Minimum Qualifications for GS-03: 6 Months of General Experience OR 1 year of Education above the high school level with course(s) related to the occupation. General Experience is defined as any type of work that demonstrates the applicant’s ability to perform the work of the position or experience that provided a familiarity with the subject matter or processes of the broad subject area of the occupation. Minimum Qualifications for GS-04: 6 Months of General Experience and 6 Months of Specialized Experience OR 2 Years of Education above the high school level with courses related to the occupation. Specialized Experience is defined as experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA’s) to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. Examples include: Clean, polish and oil equipment. Clean and sharpen instruments; sterilize instruments using autoclave and dry-clave techniques. Prepare sterile trays, packs, sutures, etc. Schedule and route patients for services as required. Requisitions work from dental laboratory. Receive and prepare patients for treatment such as routine restoration. Minimum Qualifications for GS-05: 1 Year of Specialized Experience equivalent to at least the GS-04 Grade Level OR 4-year course of study above the high school level leading to a bachelor’s degree with courses related to the occupation. Examples of specialized experience include: Record information related to medical history of patient; when required route patient for medical tests and services. Chart examination and treatment information as relayed by dentist on patient records. Record information as directed by dentist on prescriptions and a variety of forms related to dental care. Prepare, arrange all instruments and materials needed for each treatment. Minimum Qualifications for GS-06: 1 Year of Specialized Experience equivalent to at least the GS-05 Grade Level OR 6 months (9 semester hours) of graduate education that is directly related to the work of the occupation. Examples of specialized experience include: Maintain supply levels and cleanliness of dental station; sterilize instruments, materials and equipment. Assist patient in completing medical history statements. Record examination and treatment information as relayed by dentist. Instruct patient in preventive dental care: demonstrate brushing and flossing techniques and use of disclosing tablets; explain the common cause of decay and its relationship to general diet. You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement. Federal employees in the competitive service are also subject to the Time-In-Grade Requirements: Merit Promotion (status) candidates must have completed one year of service at the next lower grade level. Time-In-Grade provisions do not apply under the Excepted Service Examining Plan (ESEP).

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