Dental Therapist Supervisor

Job description

This position will supervise the Dental Therapist/Sterilization, Dental Therapists, and Dental Assistants in the College of Dentistry Faculty Practice Clinic. This is a working supervisor positions; therefore, the successful candidate will perform 4-handed dentistry, prepare cassettes/instruments, record exams, and other Dental Therapist Duties.

Job Title
Dental Therapist Supervisor

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

4 yrs

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Standing or sitting for long periods of time.


Monday - Friday Day shift.


Attention to detail, customer service, communication, teamwork, Autoclave, good judgment, clinic housekeeping, CPR, organization, and management skills.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Expanded Duties Dental Assisting experience and/or certification preferred. Experience in 4-handed dentistry id highly preferred.

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 in in expanded duties dental assisting.
    • None
    • Some but less than 1 year
    • 1-3 Years
    • 4-6 years
    • 7-9 Years
    • 10+ Years
  2. * Please describe any additional training or specialty skills you have outside the standard dental assisting skill set.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • 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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    Job No:
    Posted: 3/13/2018
    Application Due: 3/20/2018
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