Job Posting: DENTAL HYGIENIST CONSULTANT

Department of Health Care Services

JC-50495
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DENTAL HYGIENIST CONSULTANT

$4,290.00 - $5,640.00

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Job Description and Duties

The Dental Hygienist Consultant (DHC) is responsible for the clinical aspects of dental hygiene which include preventive and periodontal services as outlined in the Program’s Manual of Criteria (MOC) and clinical monitoring of dental fraud and abuse detection, providing hygiene professional expertise and clinical oversight (in conjunction with the Dental Program Consultant) of various issues within the MDSD, and assisting in the development of Division policies and procedures.

Please see attached Duty Statement for position details.This is a permanent position, TAU (Temporary Appointment) will be considered and may become permanent if permanent eligibility it established.  

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

All applicants, regardless of the type of eligibility, must meet the Minimum Qualifications of the classification. To view the Minimum Qualifications of the Dental Hygienist Consultant click here.   

EXAM INFORMATION:
http://www.dhcs.ca.gov/services/admin/jobs/Documents/7HA16.pdf

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Position Details

Job Control Details
Job Code #: JC-50495
Position #(s):
805-480-8387-910
Classification:
DENTAL HYGIENIST CONSULTANT
$4,290.00 - $5,640.00
# of Positions: 1
Work Location: Sacramento County
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Department Information

The mission of the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) is to provide Californians with access to affordable, integrated, high-quality health care, including medical, dental, mental health, substance abuse treatment services and long-term care. 

The mission of Medi-Cal Dental Services Division (MDSD) is to monitor the Fiscal Intermediary’s (FI) compliance with contractual terms of the Medi-Cal Dental Contract as well as the Dental Managed Care Plans adherence to their contractual terms; additionally, the Division provides support to other state agencies concerning the Medi-Cal Dental Program.  

Special Requirements

  • The position(s) require(s) a valid California Drivers License (CDL). You must answer the questions addressing your CDL on your application. Ensure you provide your CDL number, class, expiration date, and any endorsements and/or restrictions.
  • The position(s) require(s) a Dental Hygienist License. You will be required to provide a copy of your license prior to being hired.
Position is located in Sacramento at East End Complex.

Application Instructions

Completed applications and all required documents must be received or postmarked by the Final Filing Date in order to be considered. Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, eligible for a Training and Development assignment, have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility, or have list eligibility (or are in the process of obtaining list eligibility). SROA and Surplus candidates may attach “surplus letters” to their applications.

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected for an interview.

How To Apply

Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at www.jobs.ca.gov. When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:

Address for Mailing Application Packages

You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:

Department of Health Care Services
Attn: Certification Technician
M.S. 1300
P.O. Box 997411
Sacramento, CA 95899-7411

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:

1501 Capitol Avenue, Suite 71.1501
Sacramento, CA 95814
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Required Application Documents

Please submit the following items with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

  • State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at www.jobs.ca.gov. All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
  • Resume is required and must be included.
  • Degree/Diploma
Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.

Desirable Qualifications

In addition to evaluating each candidate's relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:
Ability to demonstrate a high degree of professionalism, tact, initiative, and flexibility when dealing with assigned tasks and all levels of staff and/or public.
Exercise a high degree of initiative and confidentiality. 
Excellent written and oral communication skills. 

Contact Information

The Hiring Unit Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.

Hiring Unit Contact:
Tami Rhoades
552-9321 ext:
tami.rhoades@dhcs.ca.gov

Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department's EEO Office.

EEO Contact:
EEO Officer
(916) 440-7370
civilrights@dhcs.ca.gov
California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.

Application Methods:
Electronic (Using your CalCareer Account)
By Mail
Drop-off