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Dental Assistant - Coffee Creek Correctional Facility
SALEM OR 97309
Category: Other
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Dental Assistant - Coffee Creek Correctional Facility
Dental Assistant - Coffee Creek Correctional Facility



Dental Assistant - Coffee Creek Correctional Facility


$35,124.00 - $48,084.00 Annually


Salem, OR

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6/19/2018 11:59 PM Pacific

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This employment opportunity is with the Oregon Department of Corrections, Operations Division in the Health Services sections. There is currently one full-time position.

Coffee Creek Correctional Facility (CCCF) in Wilsonville encloses 108 acres and has a capacity for 1,685 inmates. It is a multi-custody prison accommodating Oregon's female inmates. It provides intake and evaluation of female and male inmates committed to state custody by the courts. Inmate population consists of:

o Medium: 713 female beds

o Minimum: 640 female beds

o CCIC Intake: 432 male beds

+ Treatment beds: 108

+ Special housing beds: 84

+ Mental health day treatment beds: 96

+ Female minimum emergency beds: 100

Benefits: The State of Oregon provides a generous benefit package, which includes family health and dental insurance, optional short and long-term disability and term life insurance - all of which can be tailored to individual needs. Also provided are fully paid retirement program, modest life insurance policy, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave. This position is eligible for Police & Fire (P&F) benefits through Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), as defined by statute.

This position is represented by American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME).

Duties & Responsibilities

The purpose of this position is to provide direct assistance to the dentist while performing dental treatment and to ensure instruments, supplies and equipment are available for patient care. Major duties:

+ provides chair side assistance to the dentist;

+ responds to written and verbal requests for treatment or coordinates response from provider;

+ prepares the dental operatory for patient treatment assuring all infection control guidelines are followed;

+ exposing, processing, mounting and filling of dental radiographs, following accepted standards of practice; and

+ conducts inventories.0340

Working Conditions

Will be expected to share the mission, vision, and core values of the department; requires being a role model of pro-social behavior and having an attitude that conveys dignity and respect in the treatment of others; must be able to acknowledge that everyone is capable of positive change; requires contact with inmates who may become violent; requires walking or standing for long periods, requires climbing and descending stairs; possible exposure to chemicals, radiation,

communicable diseases or other hazards inherent in a health care and correctional setting. Supervision and control of inmates in an inherent responsibility.

You must have a valid driver's license and a good driving record or be able to provide an acceptable alternative method of transportation.

Qualifications, Required & Requested Skills

Your application will be reviewed to verify that you have:

+ one year of chair side dental assisting experience; AND

+ be able to obtain a Certification by the Oregon State Board of Dentistry for Radiological Proficiency; AND

+ possess a valid Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) card at the time of appointment.

Any license/certification information must be listed in the "Certificates and Licenses" section of your application. Your license/certifications can also be uploaded to your electronic application before submission.

In the "Work Experience " section of your electronic application, clearly describe your experience as it relates to these qualifications. Failure to provide this information may result in eliminating your application from further consideration. A resume' will not replace the "Work Experience " section of the application.

Additional Information

You must have a valid e-mail address to apply for jobs with the Oregon Department of Corrections. All communication regarding your application and status will be done by e-mail.

If you have application login problems, get an error message during the application process, or are experiencing other technical (computer related) difficulties, please call the NEOGOV help line for assistance at 1-855-524-5627. You can also e-mail NEOGOV(TM) for support at You can use this e-mail address to report a variety of applicant issues; login, attaching documents, web browser, etc. Remember when submitting an applicant issue through this e-mail address please make sure to include your name, if you have an applicant ID, a valid contact number, the issue, and if possible a time when you are available to be contacted.

This position is eligible for Police & Fire (P&F) benefits through Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), as defined by statute.

The pay and benefits on all announcement may change without notice.

Application Reference Number: DOC18-04215

ODOC does not offer visa sponsorships. Within three days of hire, applicants will be required to complete an I-9 and confirm authorization to work in the United States. Applicants will be subject to a Computerized Criminal History and Motor Vehicles check as well as background investigation. Adverse background information may be grounds for disqualification.

Oregon Department of Corrections (ODOC) complies with the Federal Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA). PREA prohibits ODOC from hiring, or promoting anyone who has engaged in, been convicted of, or been civilly or administratively adjudicated for engaging in sexual abuse in Institution settings. These include a jail, prison, or other correctional facility (including juvenile corrections) AND any institution or facility where people are residing for the purpose of receiving care or treatment (e.g., adjudicated delinquent, neglected, placed in State custody, mentally ill or disabled, chronically ill, or physically disabled, etc.). These include skilled nursing care, intermediate or long-term care, or custodial or residential care (e.g., group home, rehabilitation, assisted living/nursing home, hospice, etc.).

This standard requires ODOC to conduct background checks on all applicants considered for employment or promotion to consider any incidents of substantiated allegations of sexual abuse or sexual harassment in determining whether to hire or promote anyone who may have contact with inmates.

For more information regarding PREA please visit:


Veterans Preference Points are awarded to eligible veterans seeking employment with the Oregon Department of Corrections. Veterans must provide appropriate documentation to qualify for these additional preference points and must submit the documentation with each application. The DD215 must accompany the DD214 that was modified. Only DD214 Member Copy 4, Service Copy 2 and Service Copy 3 are accepted to verify character of service. Other copies will not be accepted and points will not be awarded.

Based on Oregon Statute 408.225(1)(f) defines a veteran as a person who:

+ Served on active duty with the Armed Forces of the United States:

+ For a period of more than 90 consecutive days before January 31, 1955 and was discharged under honorable conditions (Honorable, General, or Under Honorable Conditions);

+ + For a period of more than 178 consecutive days beginning after January 31, 1955 and was discharged under honorable conditions;

+ + For 178 days or less and was discharged under honorable conditions because of a service-connected disability;

+ + For 178 days or less and was discharged under honorable conditions and has a disability rating from the USDVA; OR

+ + For at least one day in a combat zone and was discharged under honorable conditions;

+ + Received a combat or campaign ribbon or an expeditionary medal for service in the Armed Forces of the United States and was discharged under honorable.

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Core benefits

Medical, vision and dental insurance

+ Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans for the employee and qualified family members

+ $5,000 in employee basic life insurance

Retirement benefits

+ Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP)

+ Employer paid defined benefit and defined contribution programs

**Effective November 1, 2016, SEIU represented employees who are Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) participating members will have their base salary increased by 6.95%. Upon becoming a PERS participating member, SEIU employees pay the employee 6% contribution to PERS.

Paid leaves and other benefits

+ Sick leave earned at the rate of 8 hours per a month with no maximum accumulation

+ Vacation leave earned at a minimum rate of 8 hours per month with accrual rate increases at 5-year increments

+ 24 hours personal leave earned each fiscal year

+ Ten paid holidays a year

The state also provides access to an innovative Employee Assistance Program that offers work-life counseling, along with homeowner, legal and family resources.

Optional benefits

+ Term life (employee, spouse or domestic partner, and dependents

+ Long-term and short-term disability

+ Accidental Death and Dismemberment

+ Long-term care (self and eligible family members)

+ Flexible spending accounts

+ Option to enroll in the Oregon Savings Growth Plan, a deferred compensation program offering a wide variety of investment options.

The following information describes typical benefits available for employees. Actual benefits received may differ by position or branch of government or be prorated for other than full time work.

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