Job Corps’ mission is to assist eligible youth to connect to the labor force by providing comprehensive and integrated academic, career technical, workforce preparation and independent living skills and support services leading to: Successful careers in in-demand industry sectors or occupations or the Armed Services that will result in economic self-sufficiency and opportunities for advancement; Enrollment in postsecondary education, including an apprenticeship program leading to long-term attachment to the labor force; and Responsible citizenship.
Summary of Duties:
Assists the dentist in planning, implementing, and evaluating efficient Oral Health and Wellness program consistent with the students’ needs and Job Corps’ goals and objectives.
Description of Duties:
Key Areas of Responsibilities:
Ensures proper documentation and accountability of students’ medical records: Schedules students’ x-rays and exams within timeframe guidelines. Ensures priority of students is maintained. Ensures all dental exams are recorded accurately. Documents missed appointments by incident reports; reschedules students. Conducts inventory of supplies.
Assists dentist with dental exams and x-rays and monitors dental equipment: Performs dental x-rays. Assists dentist with initial dental exams and restorative services. Performs sterilization, monitoring and up-keep of dental equipment. Ensures x-ray developer levels are correct. Prepares room for dental appointments. Conducts daily, weekly, and monthly maintenance of dental equipment and lines. Maintains a rotating cleaning schedule which includes the dental areas and all dental equipment. Ensures staff document cleaning on a weekly basis.
Promotes and supports Center’s dental program: Provides students with clear and precise instructions for post-dental procedures and care. Provides preventative oral wellness teaching.
Performs other duties as requested by department manager/director: Schedules and attends office meetings, sends out required reports, runs office errands, attends training, works in lieu of other secretaries and clerks on an as-needed basis, acts proactively, completes tasks in a timely and proficient manner, tracks and follows through on action items, exercises good judgment and problem-solving skills on manager’s behalf, and other comparable duties.
Enters information into the CIS and keeps necessary files and records: Enters information into CIS as required. Maintains accurate hard and electronic copy files as necessary to ensure department meets DOL, Corporate, and Center expectations. Runs CIS reports to ensure information entered is accurate.
Monitors budget, controls inventory, and ensures the department areas are attractive, clean, safe, and in good repair: Completes PRs and check requests to include budget management. Ensures that POs are received and filed initially and that the items requested are received in a timely manner. Ensures that all equipment assigned to the department is properly accounted for and maintained in good condition. Initiates work orders and ensure that repairs are completed in a timely manner. Ensures that work area, including all dental areas and other assigned areas, are attractive, clean, and safe at all times.
Supports the CDSS initiatives: Develops and implements a productive Work-based Learning program to include the development of students’ employability and social skills. Explores innovative ways to incorporate health and wellness into the students’ academic, CTT and leisure time learning. Must be responsive to students’ conduct, abilities, and needs.
Education and Experience
High School Diploma / GED, dental assistant certificate, and x-ray certificate and at least one year of relevant experience.
Certifications, Licenses, Registrations
Valid state driver’s license; CPR/First Aid certifications
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and listen, sit, stand, and walk; to reach with hands, arms, as well as use hands to finger, handle or feel, to taste and smell. The employee must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision capabilities required by this job include; close, distance and peripheral vision.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and government regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of what employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The noise level can vary from moderate to loud.
Dayton, Ohio, United States
Afognak Native Corporation, Alutiiq LLC and their subsidiaries is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.