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Surgical Dental Assistant

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POST DATE 8/30/2016
END DATE 10/10/2016

University of Kentucky Lexington, KY

Location
Lexington, KY
AJE Ref #
576021816
Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Regular
Company Ref #
RE08424
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB SUMMARY

The Surgical Dental Assistant will assist faculty and residents of the Pediatric and Adult (GPR) Dentistry programs. Duties will include assisting patient schedules by utilizing four-handed/chair side and expanded-duty dental assisting skills; helping with oral and I.V. sedation.

The position will be trained to work in the Center for Advanced Surgery center, assisting with dental procedures performed under general anesthesia; assisting with patients who are medically, mentally, and physically complex which may require the use of restraints, special devices, and patient management techniques.

SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE / ABILITIES

Experience as a dental assistant in general and/or pediatric dentistry; radiation safety certificate, knowledge of proper infection control techniques in dentistry.

DOES THIS POSITION HAVE SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES*
No

PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

Expanded duties certificate; coronal polishing certificate; experience assisting with sedation and working in the operating room environment; knowledge of implant procedures is desirable.

DEADLINE TO APPLY
09/05/2016

PRE-EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION

The University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. Any candidate offered this 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.