Job Description

Extended Job Title
Dental Assistant

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
691017 - Dalhart 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.

Requisition ID

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
Schedules appointments for clinic, assuring compliance to access to care guidelines .Keeps statstical records of care provided by dental department and prepares monthly reports. Answer telephone for clinic. Responds to sick call request and obtains authentication from dentist.Ensures all necessary supplies and forms are stocked. Performs other duties as required . Strong orgainzational and people skills. Able to multi-task. Ability to type, ability to type ability to use independent judement and ablilty to follow directions. Ability to accomplish tasks in a timely manner.

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected

Pay Basis

Schedule Details

Work Location

Preferred Qualifications
Office computer skills : experience with business software 9 word processing, excel , access

HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

Dalhart Unit

Required Attachments
Professional License or Certification, Resume / CV, Transcript

Job Type
Full Time

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.

Job Group
Skilled Technicians

Occasional Duties
Other dues as deemed necessary 


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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
+Education:+ A minimum of a High School diploma or equivalent.

Navy Enlisted Classification Code

Army Military Occupational Specialty Code

Air Force Specialty Code
4Y0X1, 4Y0X2

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