Dental Assistant
Corrections-Operations - Umatilla, OR

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This Limited Duration Float Pool Dental Assistant position is with the Oregon Department of Corrections, Operations Division in the Health Services section. The incumbent will be duty stationed at Two Rivers Correctional Institution (TRCI) in Umatilla, but will also support Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution (EOCI) in Pendleton. The duration of this position is six months and will include benefits. This recruitment will be used to establish a list of qualified applicants.

Although this announcement is open until further notice, it could close any time after April 24, 2014.

Duties & Responsibilities

The purpose of this position is to provide direct assistance to the dentist while performing dental treatment and to ensure instruments, supplies and equipment are available for patient care.

For the full list of specific duties and working conditions, see the Position Description .

Qualifications & Desired Attributes

Your application will be reviewed to verify that you have:
  • one year of chair-side dental assisting experience; AND
  • be able to obtain a Certification by the Oregon State Board of Dentistry for Radiological Proficiency; AND
  • possess a valid Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) card at the time of appointment.
Any license/certification information must be listed in the "Certificates and Licenses" section of your application .

In the "Work Experience " section of your electronic application, clearly describe your experience as it relates to these qualifications. Failure to provide this information may result in eliminating your application from further consideration. A resume' will not replace the "Work Experience " section of the application.


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Pay and benefits on all announcements may change without notice.

This position may be eligible for Police & Fire (P&F) benefits through Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), as defined by statute .

Note: The Department of Corrections does not offer visa sponsorships. Within three days of hire, all applicants will be required to complete the US Department of Justice Form I-9, confirming authorization to work in the United States.

Application Reference Number: DOC14-0655OC

The successful candidate for this position will be subject to a Criminal Records Check.

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