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Dental Assistant Job in WEST HAVEN, CT

Dental Assistant Job in WEST HAVEN, CT

Vacancy No. Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $41,753.00 to $54,283.00 Grade 06 to 06
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 11/3/2017 Close Date 11/27/2017
Who may apply Public

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  • Open & closing dates

    11/03/2017 to 11/27/2017

  • Salary

    $41,753 to $54,283 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 06

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time - Full Time

  • Appointment type



1 vacancy in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed


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  • Duties



    VA Connecticut Healthcare System was officially formed in 1995. We serve veterans in Connecticut and southern New England. The West Haven facility is a tertiary care facility classified as a Clinical Referral Level I Facility. It is a teaching hospital, providing a full range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology and a renowned research program. Comprehensive health care is provided through primary, acute, tertiary and long-term care in areas of medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, oncology, dentistry, geriatrics and extended care. Newington is an ambulatory care center that provides primary and specialty care. In addition to our main campuses, we operate six community-based primary care centers throughout the state.

    VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.


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    This position is located in the Dental Service of the VA Connecticut Healthcare System (VACT) at the West Haven Campus. The incumbent will serve as a developmental staff dental assistant. Performs assigned selected procedures with guidance from more experienced staff members and dentists. Duties may include, but are not limited to:

    ·Maintains patient confidentiality per HIPAA with written and verbal information;

    ·Follow all Standard Operating Procedures and demonstrated proper infection control procedures;

    ·Follows computer security regulations;

    ·Assist in packaging dental prosthesis for shipment to dental laboratories;

    ·Performs other dental laboratory functions;

    ·Provides assistant to customers with questions or concerns;

    ·Performs other duties as assigned.

    Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am-4:30 pm

    Functional Statement-Dental Assistant

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Must be willing to travel between West Haven Campus and Newington Campus

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/483287000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.

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