Lead Dental Assistant

Rochester, Monroe County
Jan 15, 2014
The University of Rochester is one of the country's top-tier research universities. Our 158 buildings house more than 200 academic majors, more than 2,000 faculty and instructional staff, and some 10,500 students–approximately half of whom are women. Learning at the University of Rochester is on a very personal scale. Rochester remains one of the smallest and most collegiate among top research universities, with smaller classes, a low 10:1 student to teacher ratio, and increased interactions with faculty.

Location: Eastman Dental Center

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


Full Time   37.5 hours   Grade 028   EIOH Community Dentistry


8 AM-5 PM

General Purpose

Participates in the daily operations of the dental clinic.  Provides supervision to dental assistant staff and students as well as chairside assisting and sterilization.  Prepares the dental operatory, handles instruments and supplies, assists in the coordination and operation of the dental practice, provides support during procedures and performs expanded functions as per Article 133 of the New York State Education Law.


  • New York State Licensed "Certified Dental Assistant" or have been issued a limited permit to practice dental assisting or be a student in a dental assisting program registered by the NYS Education Department as meeting the educational requirement for licensure.
  • DANB certified.
  • Prefer 3-5 years dental assistant experience.
  • CPR trained.
  • Ability to speak Spanish preferred but not required.

Must have ability to work well with children and adult patients and interact in a culturally diverse environment; proven customer service and leadership qualities; ability to have a flexible schedule and travel to outreach clinics.  Must have reliable transportation.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

The University of Rochester is an Equal Opportunity Employer.