Task Statement for Military Occupational Structure Identification - 00335-01 Dental Technician

A-MD-154-000/FP-000 - Appendix 1, Annex D

MOSID  00335-01 - Dental Technician (DENT TECH)

General Duties:

The general duties and functions of the DENT TECH are to provide chairside assistance to Dental Officers in all aspects of the various dental procedures, provide dental administrative support services and conduct user maintenance on dental equipment. The DENT TECH duties are performed in a clinic, field or ship’s environment in support of Sea, Land and Air elements.

MOSID Related Duties

Circle the X for each task that Mbr is UNABLE or UNFIT to perform.

1. Lift, carry and lower supplies weighing up to 35 Kg several times a day.       X X X
2. Climb onto/off vehicle cargo decks (1.75 m high) and roof tops (5.2 m high) several times a day.   X X X
3. Drag dental field equipment for 20 meters weighing up to 72.5 kg in/out of dental vehicles and over uneven terrain several times a day.       X X X
4. Drive Standard Military Pattern (SMP) vehicles cross country up to 4 hours a day in low / no light conditions withstanding vibration, bumping and jarring.       X X X
5. Bend, stoop, crouch, climb and crawl over, under around dental equipment and vehicles to perform general maintenance, cleaning and disinfecting several times daily.       X X X
6. Stand or sit without rest for periods of up to 90 minutes, several times a day, leaning over patients in awkward positions with arms outstretched during dental treatments.       X X X
7. Cope with stress of treating patients for periods up to 90 minutes, several times a day, without rest during dental treatments.       X X X
8. Requires fine manual dexterity and hand-toeye coordination.       X X X
9. Perform duties in confined spaces.       X X X
10. Handle hazardous materials and biological waste daily, while wearing personal protective clothing.       X X X
11. Tolerate dust and vapours generated from hazardous materials.   X X X X X
12. Manipulate dental instruments/tools (including miniature components), sharp instruments and needles for periods of up to 60 minutes several times a day.       X X X
13. Tolerate exposure to high pitched noise of up to 96 db, anesthetic gases, radiation, chemical disinfectants, airborne/fumes particles produced by dental procedures throughout the day.   X X X X


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