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    Summary

    The Lead dental Assistant serves as direct patient care staff member who works with the supervisor or Chief Dental Service to monitor and make work assignments, provide input on performance, resolve daily workplace issues, and maintain efficient flow of patient care.

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    Responsibilities

    The Lead Dental Assistant position is located at the Austin Outpatient Clinic in Austin, Texas. The incumbent works with the Supervisory Dental Assistant and/or Dental Service Chief to monitor and make work assignments, provide input on performance, resolve daily workplace issues, and maintain efficient flow of patient care. Facilitates team or unit processes by working collaboratively with team members or employees to ensure that tasks are completed, that good working relationships among team members and management are maintained, and that team priorities and goals, needs, and achievements are coordinated with management. Serves in staff dental assistant position independently performing more complex work in assigned specialties in lead dental assistant positions. Must maintain current Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) certification.

    Assignments at this level include but are not limited to: providing instruction to other assistants in achieving diagnostic quality radiographs, providing instruction in maintenance of all dental service equipment, providing primary support to the chief for the daily delivery of department programs, reporting, staffing and scheduling, coordinating the patients' care plans to reduce redundancies and delay in patient treatment.

    Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m-4:30p.m.
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    7

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    0681 Dental Assistant

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/551934300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.