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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/10/17

Applications Due11/30/17

Vacancy ID45177

AgencyCorrections and Community Supervision, Department of

TitleDental Assistant

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade08

Bargaining UnitISU - Institutional Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $33478 to $41227 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 7 AM

To 3 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Jefferson

Street Address Watertown Correctional Facility

23147 Swan Road

City Watertown


Zip Code13601

Minimum Qualifications Must possess a High School Diploma/GED and either one year experience in Dental Assisting or graduation from an accredited program in Dental Assisting.

Duties Description Under the Dentists direct supervision provides supportive services to the Dentist - notes treatments prescribed and scheduled for appointments and prepares work area by laying out necessary materials and required instruments in proper array. During treatment, stays by Dentist at chair-side, anticipates needs and hands Dentist appropriate instruments and materials. Prepares materials using standard procedure, anticipates procedural needs and brings materials to chair-side for use by Dentist. As instructed by Dentist, personally performs retractions of patients tongue and cheek and manipulates syringes and suction equipment to keep patients mouth free of saliva and blood. Continually observes patients general condition during treatment, including oral surgery in order to detect evidence of distress or shock, takes x-rays. Posts and files records. Performs light housekeeping tasks.

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Name Tammy Frary

Telephone 315-782-7490

Fax 315-782-7490

Email Address


Street Watertown Correctional Facility

23147 Swan Road

City Watertown

State NY

Zip Code 13601


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