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    Summary

    Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

    This position is being filled under the Expedited Hiring Authority for Shortage Category and/or Critical Need Health Care Occupations.

    About the Position:

    This position is located at Tripler Army Medical Center, Hawaii.

    Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC) is the headquarters of the Regional Health Command-Pacific of the armed forces administered by the United States Army in the state of Hawaii. Tripler Army Medical Center is located in the beautiful city of Honolulu, Hawaii. TAMC supports over 264,000 active duty and retired military personnel, their families, and beneficiaries.
    Hawaii has many outdoor activities all year round including surfing, paddling, diving, fishing, and hiking. Conversely, Hawaii has one of the highest costs of living in the United States. The rental market is also very high, as are vehicle operating costs. Before deciding to relocate to the Islands, you should thoroughly research the housing options and costs. https://www.garrison.hawaii.army.mil/

    Federal employees in Hawaii are currently entitled to receive a 10.99% Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) in addition to the base salary. This is subject to change.

    Who May Apply: US Citizens

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    Responsibilities

    As a Dental Assistant, you will:

    • Perform inter-oral procedures as directed by the Dentist.
    • Take preliminary impressions for study models, remove sutures, place and remove rubber dams, perio-packs, matrix bands, and wedges.
    • Instruct patient in proper dental techniques, care of appliances, and causes of dental decay.
    • Operate dental X-ray equipment to take intra and extra-oral radiographs.
    • Chart examination and treatment information as relayed by dentist to patient records.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    US Citizens

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/488402900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.