The Dental Assistant is assigned to the Dental Service of the G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center, Jackson, MS. The Dental Assistant assists the dentist in aspects of direct patient care and performs other clinical and clerical functions independently of direct supervision. Incumbent has the ability to perform full range of duties with some independence in assigned specialties, with indirect supervision from the lead dental assistant, dental assistant supervisor or treating dentist.
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