About the Job
The Dental Assistant II performs dental assisting duties for the School of Dental Medicine’s Edwardsville and Alton clinics. These duties include but are not limited to assisting dental students, faculty, or residents who are performing procedures; maintaining the treatment area by preparing, cleaning, and disinfecting the area before and after each patient appointment; and completing all required work in the clinical management software system. This position also prepares instruments and equipment for sterilization or disposes of instruments and equipment appropriate with the Infection Control/Hazard control policy, maintains and assures accuracy of computer logs, including procedures accomplished, cancelations and broken appointments, and other progress forms as required. The Dental Assistant II may be assigned additional duties and responsibilities in support of the department’s mission and goals.
This position is a current civil service vacancy at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. This position will close to applicants at close of business, 4:30 pm CST, on the posting end date.
Applicants must submit a Civil Service application (required), a detailed resume, and unofficial transcripts, including those for SIUE, through HireTouch. Your resume should reflect all relevant skills and experience related to the minimum qualifications listed for this position. If qualifying by education, you must submit your transcripts, including those for SIUE, at the time of application. Applicants qualifying for Veteran’s preference must submit a copy of form DD214 at the time of application. For additional information, please visit: Eligibility Criteria and Point Allocation and Proof of Eligibility. Please submit any other licenses or certifications related to the position at the time of application.
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For Civil Service positions, Illinois residency is required within 180 calendar days of the start date for the designated position.
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For more information, please visit the Office of Human Resources website at www.siue.edu/humanresources or call Civil Service Testing at 618-650-2190.
One year (12 months) of work experience in dental assisting comparable to that performed at the Dental Assistant I level of this series.
Graduation from an accredited dental assisting school.
Current Certification as a Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) by the Dental Assisting National Board, if required by the employing institution.