The Senior Clinical Expanded Function Dental Assistant at the VA Medical Center, Lexington, Kentucky assists the dentist in many aspects of direct patient care and performs other clinical and clerical functions independent of direct supervision. Receives and prepares patients for dental treatment and assists the dentist at chairside, bedside or in the operating room. Assists with crown and bridge, fillings, root canals, and implants. Assist with IVCS in surgery and other dental procedures.
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.