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Dental Assistant

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HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

Pampa, TX

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Dental Assistant

Job Description

Extended Job Title

Dental Assistant

Requisition ID


Work Location


Org Level 1

Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr


HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care


Pampa Jordan Unit

Position Description

This position is responsible for performing skilled tasks assisting the professional dental staff. Responsible for providing skilled assistance in routine and complex cases to the professional dental staff in the examination and prophylactic, therapeutic and surgical treatment of patients. Work is performed under supervision of professional dental staff. Work is performed in usual clinic conditions; requires contact with patients.

Major/Essential Functions

Gathers equipment and supplies in a timely manner for use during dental appointments.

Assists dentist or hygienist at chair side. Completes vital signs. Set up for procedures.

Exposes and develops dental radiographs as ordered by the treating professional.

Maintain count on instruments and sharps.

Infection control. Cleans processor and sterilizer. Clean and disinfect dental chairs, trays and all equipment used.

Charting. Charts required documentation for each offender. Transcribes chart entries for dentist when requested.

Assist with daily clinic duties. Assist dental clerk with clerical duties as needed., to include register / discharge patients, create/close reminders as appropriate, schedule appointments and lay-ins, etc.

Collect Dental Sick Call Requests from nursing staff once they are date/time stamped and screened per department; then assist the dental hygienist with answering dental sick call requests for flossers.

Completes monthly Dental ATC QI Report for Jordan & Baten Units. Assist medical records or dental clerk with the scanning of medical documents.

Occasional Duties

Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications


A minimum of a High School diploma or equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications

Registered or Certified Dental Assistant

Basic CPR

Basic computer skills

EEO Statement

As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Job Type

Full Time

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Minimum Hire Rate


Pay Statement

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

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HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

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