Dental Assistant,Indian Health Service,01-10-2019,USA Gov

Deadline:2019-01-23

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Overview


  • Open & closing dates

    01/10/2019 to 01/23/2019


  • Service

    Competitive


  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 3 – 4


  • Salary

    $29,378 to $42,870 per year


  • Appointment type

    Term


  • Work schedule

    Full-Time

Location

1 vacancy in the following location:

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    Mashpee, MA

     


Relocation expenses reimbursed

No


Telework eligible

No

This job is open to

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    Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)

    Federal employees who meet the definition of a “surplus” or “displaced” employee.

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    Federal employees – Competitive service

    Current or former competitive service federal employees.

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    Military spouses

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    Native Americans

    Native Americans or Alaskan Natives with a tribal affiliation.

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    Recent graduates

    Individuals who have graduated from an accredited educational institute or certificate program within the last 2 years or 6 years for Veterans.

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    Students

    Current students enrolled in accredited educational institutions from high school to graduate level. Includes internships, pathways and other student programs.

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    The public

    U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

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    Veterans

Clarification from the agency

The IHS is required by law to give absolute preference to qualified applicants who meet the Secretary of the Interior’s definition of Indian for appointment to vacancies within the IHS in accordance with established IHS policy as outlined in the Indian Health Manual Part 7, Chapter 3. The IHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Announcement number

IHS-19-NA-10390276-DE

Control number

521306000

  • Duties

    Summary

    This position is located at the Mashpee Wampanoag Health Service Unit, Mashpee, MA. The purpose of this position is to support the dental team by performing a variety of clerical, clinical maintenance and clinical functions.This position is located at the Mashpee Wampanoag Health Service Unit, Mashpee, MA. The purpose of this position is to support the dental team by performing a variety of clerical, clinical maintenance and clinical functions.

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    Responsibilities

    Perform chair side assisting duties which encompass all routine dental procedures in general dentistry.
    Responsible for cleaning, sharpening, packaging and sterilizing all dental instruments, and for proper storage of instruments not in use.
    Prepares patient and operatory for proper dental procedure including setting up the appropriate Instruments for the planned procedures.
    Provides routine prophylaxis, topical fluoride treatment and places pit and fissure sealants as prescribed by the dentist.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel – You may be expected to travel for this position.


    Supervisory status

    No


    Promotion Potential

    4

  • Job family (Series)

    0681 Dental Assistant

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