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DENTAL ASSISTANT - 67013865

Date: Aug 13, 2019

Location: GAINESVILLE, FL, US, 32609

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Requisition No: 71118 

Agency: Agency for Persons with Disabilities

Working Title: DENTAL ASSISTANT - 67013865

Position Number: 67013865 

Salary:  $828.19 Biweekly 

Posting Closing Date: 08/27/2019 

DENTAL ASSISTANT

APD TACACHALE

GAINESVILLE FLORIDA

 

Receives and escorts Tacachale residents and Community dental patients to dental operatory, notifies dentist, ensures patients are properly positioned for least restrictive techniques, and professionally and efficiently assists dentist in the delivery of dental care on Tacachale campus or off-site operatory.

Cleans and disinfects operatories, sterilizes instruments, and maintains operatories and x-ray developer for efficient operation. Prepares supply bags and trays with necessary instruments and supplies.

Provides administrative and clerical support to the Dental Clinic for Tacachale residents and community dental patients. This includes, but is not limited to, maintaining records, maintaining the inventory, and ordering dental supplies as necessary. Performs receptionist duties as required and works cooperatively with the entire dental team.

Performs other related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Ability to communicate, establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

Knowledge of dental procedures and is familiar with names and uses of instruments.

Maintains current knowledge of dental techniques and procedures.

Knowledge of office procedures and practices.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENT(S)  

A valid Florida Driver’s License. (If initially hired with an out-of-state license the Florida resident must obtain a valid Florida State driver’s license within 30-days of hire. License suspended or revoked for any reason, work permits (Business purpose/Employment/Education only license) and some types of restricted license are not acceptable. License that have “Corrective Lenses Restricted,” are acceptable, provided the driver wears the corrective lenses while operating the vehicle.

WORK SCHEDULE

Working Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Off Days: Saturday and Sunday.  

 ** NOTE:  Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process.

Direct Deposit Program – As a condition of employment, a person appointed to a position in State government is required to participate in the Direct Deposit Program.

 Background Screening requirement – It is the policy of the Florida Agency for Persons with Disabilities that candidates being considered for employment must successfully complete a State and National criminal history check as a condition of employment before beginning employment, and be screened in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, Florida Statutes, and if applicable Chapter 408, F.S.  

Background screening shall include, but not be limited to: Fingerprinting for State and Federal criminal and juvenile records through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE), and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and may include local criminal records check through local law enforcement agencies.  Also, employees are subject to background re-screening at least every five (5) years. 

WE HIRE ONLY U.S. CITIZENS AND THOSE LAWFULLY AUTHORIZED TO WORK IN THE U.S.  APD PARTICIPATES IN THE U.S. GOVERNMENT’S EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION PROGRAM (E-VERIFY).  E-VERIFY IS A PROGRAM THAT ELECTRONICALLY CONFIRMS AN EMPLOYEE’S ELIGIBILITY TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES AFTER COMPLETION OF THE EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION FORM (I-9).

THE STATE OF FLORIDA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTIVE EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT TOLERATE DISCRIMINATION OR VIOLENCE IN THE WORKPLACE. 

CANDIDATES REQUIRING A REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION, AS DEFINED BY THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, MUST NOTIFY THE AGENCY HIRING AUTHORITY AND/OR PEOPLE FIRST SERVICE CENTER (1-877-562-7287).  NOTIFICATIION TO THE HIRING AUTHORITY MUST BE MADE IN ADVANCE TO ALLOW SUFFICIENT TIME TO PROVIDE THE ACCOMMODATION. 

THE STATE OF FLORIDA IS A DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE.  ALL EMPLOYEES ARE SUBJECT TO REASONABLE SUSPISION DRUG TESTING IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 112.0455, F.S., DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE ACT. 

WE HIRE ONLY U.S. CITIZENS AND THOSE LAWFULLY AUTHORIZED TO WORK IN THE U.S.  WE PARTICIPATE IN THE U.S. GOVERNMENT’S EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION PROGRAM (E-VERIFY).  E-VERIFY IS A PROGRAM THAT ELECTRONICALLY CONFIRMS AN EMPLOYEE’S ELIGIBILITY TO WORK IN THE U.S. AFTER COMPLETION OF THE EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION FORM (I-9). 

ALL CANDIDATES SHOULD COMPLETE THE ON-LINE PROFILE PROCESS.  IF ASSISTANCE IS NEEDED TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CALL THE PEOPLE FIRST SERVICE CENTER AT 1-877-562-7287. 

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 


Nearest Major Market: Gainesville