Dental Assistant

Job description

Job Title:

Dental Assistant

Requisition Number:


Department Name:

7A340: Dentistry-Faculty 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:

1 yr

Required License/Registration/Certification:


Physical Requirements:

Sitting for long periods of time, repetitive motion, and bloodborne/airborne pathogens.


Day shift; Monday-Friday.

Job Summary:

Under the general supervision of the clinic manager and Staff Dentist(s) to assist dentist with daily patient schedules by doing four handed, chair-side, or expanded duty dental assisting.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Attention to detail and accuracy, excellent communication and customer service skills, dependability, communication, and initiative.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :


Preferred Education/Experience:

Experience as a dental assistant preferred. Ability to speak and read English and Spanish 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.




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Job No:
Posted: 5/1/2021
Application Due: 5/7/2021
Work Type: Full Time