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Dental Assistant


Part-Time, Hourly Position
$11.55 per hour

This position is subject to close once a satisfactory applicant pool has been identified.

LOCATION: Columbus Department of Public Health, 5601 Veterans Parkway, Columbus, GA 31904

DUTIES: Under direct supervision, this position will assist the dentist and/or hygienist in chair-side dentistry. Will greet and prepare patients, take all necessary x-rays, sterilize and set-up instrument trays, prepare dental materials and assist dentist during dental procedures. Properly maintain dental equipment. Provide post-operative and maintenance instructions as prescribed by dentist. May perform other administrative duties as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS: Vocational/Technical degree in Dental Assisting from an accredited college OR High School diploma or GED AND six months of experience in a dental setting.

An applicant who has a disability, which requires special accommodations, should contact Human Resources at 706-321-6127.

ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY AT: Click on “About DPH”, then “Careers”. Locate this position and click “Apply” to begin your application.

Applicants chosen for employment will be subject to the following:
• Criminal Background Check/Fingerprinting
• Pre-Employment Drug Screening
• I-9 Employment Verification
• Reference Checks