Job descriptionPosting Details Job Title STEPS Dental Assistant
Requisition Number TE06786
Department Name 7A760:Division of Comprehensive Care
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $21 p/hr
Type of Position Temporary
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education HS
Required Related Experience None
Required License/Registration/Certification None
Physical Requirements Sitting for long periods of time, repetitive motion, and bloodborne/airborne pathogens.
Shift Day shift Monday-Friday
Job Summary The person in this position will assist the dentist by providing 4-handed dental assisting during procedures. This person will also prepare tray setups for commonly performed procedures, obtain radiographs as instructed by the dentist, provide infection control to all working areas, keep areas stocked with supplies and provide other duties as required.
The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience Experience as a dental assistant preferred.
Deadline to Apply 08/23/2022
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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