Dental Care Assistant I and II

Medical/Eddie Warrior Correctional Center, Taft

Recruitment #220509-X24B-I08

Introduction

Medical/Eddie Warrior Correctional Center

Salary

$3,118.15 monthly – Level I
$3,368.16 monthly – Level II

This position may be filled at the alternate level of the JFD depending upon the qualifications of the applicant.

BASIC PURPOSE:
Positions within this job family are assigned duties and responsibilities which involve providing assistance to dentists in the examination and treatment of patients or conducting dental health care education and prevention programs.

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS:
The Dental Care Assistant job family consists of three levels of work which are distinguished by the depth and breadth of accountability, the expertise required to perform assigned duties, and the responsibility for providing leadership to others.

Level I:
This is the basic level where employees are assigned responsibilities for performing beginning level work, under close supervision, in a training status to build their skills in assisting in the care and treatment of patients and in providing instruction in preventive health care.

Level II:   
This is the career level where employees are assigned responsibilities at the full performance level, performing duties at all levels of complexity and may provide training or guidance to others in completing various dental care activities, including instructing parents, teachers, and children in the prevention and control of dental disease.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Level I:
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of completion of a junior college or technical school program in dental assisting or nine months of experience as a dental assistant or educator.

Level II: 
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of completion of a junior college or technical school program in dental assisting and two years of experience as a dental assistant; or one year of college or technical training in areas such as dentistry, biology, medicine, education, nursing or nutrition and two years as a dental assistant; or three years of experience as a dental assistant or educator.

The Department of Corrections has determined that some positions in this job family are safety sensitive as defined by?63 O.S. § 427.8.

The Department of Corrections requires a current Oklahoma Dental Assistant and/or Oral Maxillofacial Surgery Assistant permit as defined by 59 O.S. § 328.24.

NOTES

Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.