Expanded Functions Dental Assistant

Knox County Health Department

The Knox County Health Department is seeking an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) for a position in the Knox County Community Health Center dental clinic. The responsibilities of this position will include but not be limited to: provide support to dentists by completing the following duties: preparing patients for dental treatment, ensuring chair side assistance; helping with dental procedures, including placement of resin & composite restoration; taking and developing radiographs including digital radiography; record patient entries & documenting treatment plans.

Requirements of this position are high school diploma (certified dental assistant preferred) current state EFDA certification in the State of Ohio, radiology certification & sealant certification.

Applicant must have dentistry knowledge, strong interpersonal and listening skills, dexterity, being able to stay calm under duress, ability to spend hours on their feet, written and communication and excellent computer skills.

This position is Regular, full-time 40 hours per week, usually in 8 hour shifts, subject to a rotating, or flexible, shift schedule; may work additional hours, evenings, and/or weekends as required.

Benefits include paid holidays, vacation, sick time, personal leave, and retirement; health, dental, and vision insurance available. Interested applicants should submit their resume and application for employment to Human Resources, Knox County Health Department, 11660 Upper Gilchrist Road, Mount Vernon, OH or email to Position open until filled.

The Knox County Health Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer Provider.

Posted 05/30/2019

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