Dental Technician

Lexington, KY
Apr 18, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The person in this position fabricates removable dental prostheses. The successful candidate will participate in all steps with fabricating removable prostheses including, but not limited to: trays, record bases and occlusion rims, set ups, processing, laboratory remounts, finishing, polishing, articulating casts, surgical guides, relines, repairs, etc. Communicate with faculty and students to clearly understand what the patient wants and the dentist requires. Follow up and timeliness so items are ready when they were scheduled for pickup. This position is also responsible for inventory control and must maintain compliance to all OSHA, Safety and Infection Control and HIPAA guidelines, protocols and regulations and other College of Dentistry policies.

IEBC - Internal Employee Being Considered

Job Title
Dental Technician

Requisition Number

Working Title

Department Name
7A007:Dentistry Clinical Affairs & Patient Care

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


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Required Related Experience

3 yrs

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Sitting for long periods of time. Repetitive motion with small components.


Monday - Friday, Day Shift.


Excellent Communication Skills, Attention to Detail, Team Player, Time Management, Resourcefulness. Ability to perform detailed work with small intricate parts.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Experience fabricating removable dental prostheses in an academic clinical setting highly preferred. Ability to perform detailed work with small intricate parts is required.

Deadline to Apply

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.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please indicate your paid experience with fabricating removable prostheses
    • None
    • Some but less than 1 year
    • 1 - 3 Years
    • 4 - 6 Years
    • 7 - 9 Years
    • 10+ Years
  2. * Please describe, in detail, your paid work experience with prostheses.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * UK HealthCare recognizes the patient as our premier customer and promises to provide excellent customer services to patients, colleagues, co-workers and all others who seek our services. By applying for a position with UK HealthCare, I am indicating my commitment to service excellence and expressing my agreement to consistently recognize that: - Our customer is every person we come into contact with during our workday. - Service is being flexible, courteous and respectful while anticipating and fulfilling the needs of our customers. - Quality is the foundation of everything we do. It is our desire to provide exceptional service to every patient and customer we serve. - Careful, efficient and responsible management of our resources is vital to our success. - We want to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent co-workers, which will in turn achieve customer loyalty and promote the growth of UK HealthCare. By submitting my application for employment with UK HealthCare, I acknowledge that I will be held accountable to follow the UK HealthCare Behavioral Expectations if selected for a position with UK HealthCare. Do you agree to abide by the UK HealthCare Standards?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter


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