The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a Dental Assistant to provide radiographic services for patients at the School of Dental Medicine.
This individual takes and processes intra- and extra-oral 2-dimensional radiographs and 3-dimensional CBCT radiographs. The incumbent also demonstrates and assists students with radiographic techniques, maintains radiology workflow in the school's electronic health record and digital radiography software, keeps appropriate records, and maintains and supplies clinic areas.
The incumbent must have had training in an approved dental assisting program and have passed the State Radiology Certification Examination for Dental Auxiliaries. At least one year of experience in the performance of radiologic procedures is preferred. State Radiology Certification for Dental Auxiliaries.
Candidates can include any documents pertaining to their certifications with their application.
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Dental.II
Minimum Education Level Required: High School Diploma or GED
Minimum Experience Level Required: Less than 1 year experience
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00am -4:30pm
Hiring Range: $18,564.00 - $28,860.00
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.
Required Documents: Resume
Optional Documents: Cover Letter, Other (review job description for more details)
Internal Number: 19007709
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.