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Job opening: Supervisory Dental Assistant

Salary: $51 713 - 67 231 per year
City: Columbia
Published at: Sep 19 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
The Supervisory Dental Assistant position located in Columbia VA Health Care System Columbia, S.C. The employee has full supervisory responsibility over a section or equivalent work unit which requires three or more dental assistants.


Major Duties: Gathering diagnostic information Pulp vitality testing Charting of existing conditions Placing of rubber dam and matrices Selecting shades Placing retraction cord Placing and removing permanent cement from supragingival surface May place and remove surgical dressing Monitor nitrous oxide analgesia Perform coronal polishing Cleaning and polishing of removable prostheses Provides instruction to other assistants in achieving diagnostic quality radiographs Provides primary support to the chief for the daily delivery of department programs Reporting, staffing and scheduling, coordinates the patients care plans to reduce redundancies and delay in patient treatment Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 4:00pm Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required



To qualify for this position, your resume must state sufficient experience and/or education, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are applying. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. BASIC REQUIREMENT(S):Individual Occupational Requirements (IOR) Public Law 97-35 requires that persons who administer radiologic procedures meet the credentialing standards in 42 CFR Part 75. Essentially, they must (l) have successfully completed an educational program that meets or exceeds the standards described in that regulation, and is accredited by an organization recognized by the Department of Education, and (2) be certified as dental radiographers. In addition to the Basic Requirements, you must also meet the Minimum Qualifications stated below. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Your resume must demonstrate at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector performing the following type of work and/or tasks: GS-08: One (1)year of specialized experience with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of this position. This experience is related to the work of the position and equivalent to at least the GS-07 level in the Federal service. Examples include Assist with and/or Plan, organize, direct and review administrative duties to oversee the Dental Assistants for a health care facility. Provides dental assistance to general or specialized dentistry in dental assistant expanded functions work that include: simple and complex restorative dentistry, oral ultrasonic scaling/prophylaxis and assisting in the pediatric dental clinic. SUPERVISORY ABILITIES: This is a supervisory position and candidates, in addition to the qualification requirements described above, must have demonstrated in their work experience or training, that they possess, or have the potential to develop, the qualities of successful management, as required for the position. Time In Grade Federal employees in the competitive service are also subject to the Time-In-Grade Requirements: Merit Promotion (status) candidates must have completed one year of service at the next lower grade level. Time-In-Grade provisions do not apply under the Excepted Service Examining Plan (ESEP).


IMPORTANT: A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education.

Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.


  • Address Columbia VA Health Care System 6439 Garners Ferry Road Columbia, SC 29209 US
  • Name: Ashley Lafi
  • Email: [email protected]


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