Dental Assistant (SCI Phoenix)

Commonwealth of PA | Montgomery County, PA

Posted Date 6/29/2020
Description We are looking for energetic and enthusiastic individuals to join our dental team in the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, State Correctional Institution at Phoenix (SCI Phoenix).  Dental assistants work with our experienced dentists to provide basic dental services, in a compassionate and professional manner, to our inmate population.  We offer competitive pay, a positive team environment, generous paid time off, health insurance, an excellent retirement package, and free parking.  Our facilities operate on Monday through Friday during normal business hours.  There are no evening or weekend responsibilities.   Our offices are passionate about delivering a positive experience for our patients.

Schedule/Other Information
•Work Hours – 8:00 am - 4:00 pm (Monday-Friday) 
•37.5 hour work week 
•This position is eligible for full retirement benefits at age 50 or 55
•This position is subject to the promotion provisions of a collective bargaining agreement or memorandum.As a Dental Assistant this position assists a dentist during the examination and treatment of patients in related dental office work.  This includes scheduling appointments and managing daily patient flow, maintaining dental records, providing chair side assistance, adhering to cleanliness and infection control measures, maintaining dental office equipment, performing dental laboratory procedures, and maintaining inventory of dental equipment.Graduation from high school and one year of experience in a dental office or clinic; 

OR

Any equivalent combination of experience and training.

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT: An employee in this class who is performing radiologic (x-ray) procedures in a dental office or clinic will be required to take and pass the Pennsylvania Auxiliary Radiologic Procedures Examination as required by the Pennsylvania State Board of Dentistry.

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is proud to be an equal opportunity employer supporting workplace diversity.

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