DENTAL ASSISTANT - Centralia - job 957557

State of Illinois

Date: 07/22/2021

City: Centralia, Illinois

Salary: $3,443 - 4,742 per month

Employment type: Full-time

Agency: Department of Human Services

Closing Date/Time: 08/04/2021

Salary: $3,443 - $4,742 MONTHLY

Job Type: Salaried Full Time

County: Clinton; Marion

Number of Vacancies: 1

Plan/BU: RC028



Collective Bargaining Agreement language applies to this requisition:


We are currently transitioning away from a paper application process to an electronic application process. This position has not been transitioned. Please follow the directions below when applying to this position.



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CMS100/B Employment Application and all applicable documentation should be submitted to the Agency contact listed below.



Posting Identification #


10-74-5049-30112


Position Overview


Under immediate supervision, performs non-professional duties assisting in the routine handling of patients, instruments and supplies in the Dental Department of Murray Developmental Center; completes and files case histories and treatment records on residents; promotes oral hygiene for residents.


Job Responsibilities


1. Assists Dentist in the operative care and direct patient care of the facility’s residents.



2. Sterilizes dental instruments and equipment.



3. Prepares residents for treatment by lifting them from gurney or wheelchair to the dental chair or from wheelchair to gurney.



4. Assists in taking and developing x-rays for residents as requested by the Dentist. Sets up, preps patient and processes film(s). Reviews x-ray(s) for optimal quality.



5. Completes and files case histories and treatment records on residents.



6. Escorts and pushes wheelchair bound residents to the Dental Office for treatment and returns them to their living unit/school program.



7. Brushes resident’s teeth and instructs residents in oral hygiene procedures.



8. Inputs Continuous Quality Indicator data on computer daily.



9. Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.


Minimum Qualifications


  • Requires knowledge, skill, and mental development equivalent to completion of four years of high school.
  • Requires one-year experience as an attendant or equivalent experience in attending patients.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities


  • Requires working knowledge of patient care as applied in state hospitals.
  • Requires ability to keep records and make reports.
  • Requires ability to handle dental instruments and materials carefully and dexterously.

Condition of Employment


  • Must be able to bend, stoop, reach, lift and carry heavy loads.


Work Hours:
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Work Location: 1535 W McCord St Centralia, IL 62801-5805

Agency Contact:DHS.Murray.Jobs@Illinois.gov


Job Function:
Health Services



DHS Mission Statement - IDHS’ serves families in need all across Illinois. Our mission is providing equitable access to social services, supports, programs and resources to enhance the lives of all who we serve. We are committed to the core values of Human Dignity, Equity, Community, Urgency, Transparency and Kindness.



CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE BID FORM (as applicable) AND CMS-100/B FOR EACH POSTED VACANCY APPLIED FOR.



APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS


TO APPLY:
SUBMIT ALL CMS APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POSTING TO DHS.Murray.Jobs@Illinois.gov


Include the Posting ID # and applicants entire name in the subject line of the email when applying.



HR CONTACTS: Trisha Shipley & Kristy Adams


Email:
Trisha.Shipley@illinois.gov Kristy.Adams@illinois.gov


Phone: (618) 352-6374 OR (618) 352-6375


Fax: (618)545-0466



Current State Employees
:


  • Seeking a Promotion – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100B Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Older versions of the CMS-100B will not be graded or returned to applicants.

    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100B (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.



  • Seeking a Transfer – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form, Transfer Request, and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.

    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.



  • Seeking a Reduction - Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.

    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.



Former State Employees:


  • Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.

    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.



Non-State Employees:


  • Submit a CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) and official college transcripts (where applicable) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Documentation is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your application(s) will be rejected.

    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.





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