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29 Aug 2017

Dental Assistant

 Polk, Pennsylvania, United States

Job Description

Employment Opportunities:  The Pennsylvania Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is currently recruiting to fill one Dental Assistant vacancy at Polk Center in Venango County.

 Nature of Work:  An employee in this positon will participate in dental and medical clinic services at Polk Center, an Intermediate Care Facility for people with Intellectual Disabilities (ICF/ID).  Duties include scheduling, coordinating, and assisting with dental services; performing clerical duties and minor dental laboratory procedures; and assisting the dentist, physicians, and/or nursing staff in providing health care services to individuals residing at Polk Center.

In order to be considered: applicants must meet Pennsylvania Residency requirement and possess the following minimum requirements:  Graduation from high school and one year of experience in a dental office or clinic; OR any equivalent combination of experience and training.

Starting Salary$29,164 annually, with excellent benefits.

Have job-specific questions about these opportunities?  Please call Lori Furman at (814) 432-0436 or email at  Have questions about the application process?  Please call the State Civil Service Commission at (717) 783-3058.

Veterans:  Pennsylvania law (51 Pa.C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs.  To learn more about employment preferences and opportunities for veterans, visit the veterans section of the website at

How to Apply

How to Apply:  Apply online at  Log in to the Online Services section of the homepage and select View Open Announcements and Apply from the menu.  Reference announcement #2013087 for Dental Assistant to submit your application.  Your test will be scheduled as soon as possible after the announcement closes for application and your eligibility has been determined.  Test will be held in Erie, Pennsylvania at 155 West 8th Street, Suite LL1, 16501.


Job Details

Job Categories: Health Care. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

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