Dental Assistant Supervisor

Feb 13, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job no: 515757
Work type: Staff Full-Time
Location: Pinellas
Categories: Health Profession, Veteran's Preference Eligible
Department:34060300 - DN-ST. PETERSBURG

Classification Title:

Dental Assistant Supervisor

Job Description:

The College of Dentistry is seeking a Dental Assistant Supervisor for our St Pete Dental Center (SPDC) located in Seminole FL.

Supervise day-to-day clinic operations. Ensure adequate inventory and supplies are available for all clinical treatment including services at St. Anthony's Hospital and All Children's Hospital. Oversee staffing needs. Monitor technical concerns. Provide guidance and resolution of issues. Develop and improve processes that enable the dental assistants to perform their duties effectively and efficiently. Provide training to new hires (as needed). Oversee clinical infection control processes and standards.

Perform dental assistant duties as outlined in the Florida State Dental Law. Assist faculty members, residents, and dental students chairside. Maintain dental operatories and equipment. Sterilize instruments. Take, develop, and mount x-rays. Maintain daily records and patient charts. Instruct patients in oral hygiene. Learn new methods through in-service training participation. Assist co-workers (when requested). Perform other related duties (as required).

Directly supervise the dental assistants. Accomplish annual written performance evaluations and provide day-to-day coaching, mentoring, feedback, and discipline (as needed). Partner with the manager on human resources (HR) issues (e.g., hires, transfers, suspensions, promotions, discharges, assigned tasks, rewards, evaluations, salary increases, and discipline)

Expected Salary:

$17.50 - 19.70 commensurate with education/experience

Minimum Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent and six years of relevant experience. Appropriate college course work or vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience. Expanded Functions Dental Auxiliary (EFDA) Certification demonstrating the successful completion of training as specified in Chapter 64B5-16, Florida Administrative Code.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in an academic dental clinic environment
  • Working knowledge of all phases of dental treatment
  • Excellent patient/customer service skills
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks
  • Ability to make independent decisions in a stressful environment
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments
  • Ability to handle language and cultural diversity
  • Ability to represent the UFCD in a professional manner
  • Ability to support enthusiastically policies and reputation of the St Petersburg Dental Center
  • Ability to work in harmony with others in the clinic, University of Florida (UF) departments in Gainesville, and non-UF entities.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your resume.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

This position has been reposted. Previous applicants are still under consideration and need not reapply.

This position is eligible for veteran’s preference. If you are claiming veteran’s preference, please upload a copy of your DD 214 Member Copy 4 with your application for consideration. See our Veteran's Preference Page for more specific information.

Health Assessment Required:


Advertised: 26 Feb 2021 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 05 Mar 2021 Eastern Standard Time

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