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Dental Assistant - Journey
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Dental Assistant - Journey
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Department Description
The Department of Periodontology is comprised of nine full-time faculty, three part-time adjunct faculty members, five dental assistants, three dental hygienists, one patient care coordinator and eleven graduate residents. The department is a diverse academic department committed to teaching, patient care, research and service. Our faculty includes distinguished leaders in the specialty of Periodontology and biomedical research who collectively, and individually, bring a wealth of expertise and enthusiasm to the overall mission of the Department. As an integral and important part of our graduate degree program we operate a Periodontics clinic where patient care is delivery by faculty supervised Periodontal graduate students and dental hygienists. Faculty and residents are dedicated to the periodontal education and training of UNC School of Dentistry's DDS students. Additionally our Clinical Faculty provides patient care in the SOD Dental Faculty Practice
Position Description
This position is responsible for periodontical surgical chair-side dental assistance to the residents and faculty in the Graduate and Dental Faculty Practice clinics. This includes implant and surgical tray assembly and disassembly, exposing, processing and mounting radiographs, assisting with full mouth photos and charting. This position shares responsibility in assuring that operatories are stocked appropriately to perform scheduled procedures and that supplies and materials are ordered in a timely fashion, and the clinic inventory of supplies and materials is accurate and current. This position may orient other DA's or dental assistant students to the assisting responsibilities in the clinics.
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.
Preferred Qualifications
Minimum of 2 years of chair-side dental assisting experience strongly preferred. The ideal candidate will have experience with periodontal maintenance and treatment of medically compromised patients, as well as advanced knowledge and interest in non-surgical treatment of periodontal diseases and conditions.
Special Physical and Mental Requirements
Position/Schedule Requirements
Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens, Exposure to Hazardous Materials, Patient care involved
Office of Human Resources Contact Information
If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to
Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.
*Position Type:* Permanent Staff (SHRA)
*Is this an internal only recruitment?:* No
*Position Title:* Dental Assistant - Journey
*Working Title:* Dental Assistant
*Position Number:* 00061713
*Vacancy ID:* P008564
*Budgeted Hiring Range:* $32,000 - $37,959
*Salary Grade Equivalent:* 61
*Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited:* Full-Time Permanent
*Hours per week:* 40
*Department Name and Number:* Periodontology-435500
*Date First Posted:* 05/15/2018
*Closing Date:* 05/23/2018
*Position Location:* Chapel Hill, NC
*Position Posting Category:* Health Professional (Physician/Nurse/Other)
*Stimulus/ARRA Funded:* No

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