Surgical Dental Assistant
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POST DATE 8/30/2016
END DATE 10/10/2016
University of Kentucky
JOB DESCRIPTIONJOB 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*
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
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.