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    Summary

    About the Position: The position is located at Hospital Dentistry Department of Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, one of the nation's largest military medical centers, serving Active Duty, war heroes, and our Nation's leaders. We provide specialty dental services in high volume environment. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 0700 to 1600.

    Position is being filled using EHA - Critical Need Health Care Occupations.

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    Responsibilities

    • Provide specialty dental services in a high volume environment in support of military readiness.
    • Provide dental assisting services in various dental specialties (Prosthodontics, Pediatric Dentistry, Orthodontics, and Oral Pathology).
    • Provide dental care to children, adolescents and adult dependents with special needs.
    • Perform expanded skills in an inpatient/ambulatory environment.
    • Utilize instruments and equipment during complex procedures and complicated treatments.
    • Perform basic administration functions, time management, schedule management.
    • Utilize automated office systems such as Corporate Dental System (CDS), and maintain electronic patient records.
    • Provide services in support of the General Dentistry Residency Program for Dentistry and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Program.
    • Communicate professionally in assisting patients, using dental and medical terminology.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    6

  • Job family (Series)

    0681 Dental Assistant

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