Dental Therapist Senior

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Lexington, KENTUCKY
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 25 Sep 2017

Posting Details

Job Title Dental Therapist Senior
Requisition Number RE11194
Working Title
Department Name 7A007:Dentistry Clinical Affairs & Patient Care
Work Location Lexington KY
Grade Level 40
Salary Range $13.43-21.51/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education

HS

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Required Related Experience

3 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification

None

Physical Requirements

Constant repetitive motion.

Shift

Monday to Friday, Day Shift.

Job Summary

The Dental Therapist Senior will instruct and assist student dentists in 4-handed dentistry, patient management, motion economy, and infection control protocol.

This position will also provide clinical support by maintaining operatories before clinic sessions, and replenishing supplies in assigned clinic areas.

The successful candidate may be asked, on occasion, to provide fill-in or backup coverage at various Dental Assistant/Dental Therapist levels at various other College of Dentistry Clinics both on and off campus.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Bilingual in English and Spanish, excellent communication and customer service skills, attention to detail and accuracy.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Experience as a dental Assistant preferred.
Dental Assisting Certification preferred.
Bilingual in English and Spanish highly preferred.

Deadline to Apply 09/25/2017
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


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