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    Summary

    This position is located at the Blackfeet Service Unit, Dental Services Branch, Browning Montana. The position reports to the Supervisory Dental Assistant or designee.

    This position is announced concurrently under the Excepted Service Examining Plan and Merit Promotion Plan procedures. Review announcement number IHS-20-BI-10869754-ESEP/MP for eligibility requirements.

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    Responsibilities

    • Expanded Functions: Restore teeth after preparation has been accomplished; Apply and remove rubber dam, remove temporary filings; select, adapt, seal and cement stainless steel crowns; perform dental laboratory procedures; operate ultra-sonic scalar and use hand instruments, ·
    • Provide dental chairside assisting; apply desensitizing agents, places surgical gauze, apply and remove periodontal dressings and remove sutures; Present information to community groups on oral health and dental disease prevention; enters medical health history into Electronic Dental Record (EDR); Accurately chart and code dental procedure into EDR.
    • Responsible for cleaning, sharpening, packaging and sterilizing all dental instruments and proper storage when not in use; use appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE)

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    6

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/575900900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.