Job descriptionPosting Information Department ASOD Orthodontics-434500
Career Area Health Professional (Physician/Nurse/Other)
Is this an internal only recruitment? No
Posting Open Date 11/28/2022
Application Deadline 12/12/2022
Position Type Permanent Staff (SHRA)
Position Title Dental Assistant - Advanced
Salary Grade Equivalent GN07
Working Title Dental Assistant
Position Number 20032238, 00052136, 00037657
Vacancy ID P016505
Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited Full-Time Permanent
If time-limited, estimated duration of appointment
Hours per week 40
Work Schedule Monday – Friday; 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Work Location Chapel Hill, NC
Position Location North Carolina, US
Hiring Range $37,715 - $43,000
Pay Band Information To learn more about the pay band for this branch and role, please see the Career Banding rates spreadsheet.
Position Summary Information Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit The UNC Adams School of Dentistry Division of Craniofacial and Surgical Care provides a diverse approach to treatment for patients with craniofacial or oral and maxillofacial conditions, including those with multiple or complex oral health problems. The Orthodontics discipline focuses on the treatment of irregularities of the teeth, jaws, and bite relationship in children and adults.
Position Summary A SIGN -ON BONUS OF $2,000 IS AVAILABLE FOR THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT OF THIS POSITION , PAID WITHIN 12 MONTHS OF HIRE .
The Dental Assistant provides support to residents in a fast-paced post-doctoral graduate residency program and faculty operating in their respective private duty practices. The Dental Assistant has a broad range of daily duties and responsibilities that include chair-side assisting, sterilization, intra-oral scanning, the pouring and trimming of orthodontic study models, and additional duties as assigned throughout the day.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements High school diploma or equivalency and completion of an accredited dental assisting program; or equivalent combination of training and experience.
Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience High school diploma or equivalency and completion of an accredited dental assisting program: or equivalent combination of training and experience.
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience The selected candidate should be civic-oriented and understand that the university/school atmosphere is different from private practice. The candidate should also understand and embrace the wide variety of patients seen in the clinic. The candidate should also have previous work experience as a dental and (ideally) orthodontic assistant.
Special Physical/Mental Requirements Ability to sit and stand for long periods of time.
Campus Security Authority Responsibilities Not Applicable.
Position/Schedule Requirements Clinic – UNCH or ACC, Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens, Patient care involved