Under direct supervision, assist the dentist or dental hygienist in chair side dentistry. Duties include but are not limited to preparation, operation and maintenance of dental operatory and instruments. Perform routine support functions for the dental facility, and integration the dental program with other disciplines in the health center.
Vocational/Technical degree in dental assisting from an accredited college AND
Six months of experience as a dental hygienist OR
High school diploma or GED AND
One year of experience in a dental setting.
In addition to the minimum qualifications, preference will be given to applicants who have a minimum of three years of experience working as a dental assistant, current CPR certification and certification in Expanded Duties for Dental Assistants (EDDA) in the application of fluoride and sealants recognized by the Georgia Board of Dentistry. Certification in Radiology Training and Safety Education recognized by the Georgia Board of Dentistry is required. Bilingual English/Spanish and competency in MS Office or similar software programs is a plus.
NOTE: Employment with the DeKalb County Board of Health is not complete or official until applicants meet all pre-employment requirements. If this position requires a college degree and you are selected for an interview, you will be required to submit official transcripts to the Human Resources Department prior to any official offer of employment.
Not Every Applicant Will Receive an Interview and Only Those Selected For An Interview Will Be Notified
FBI Fingerprint Criminal Records Investigation Is Required
To apply, please visit: www.dph.georgia.gov/careers