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STEPS Dental Therapist

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title STEPS Dental Therapist
Requisition Number TE05994
Department Name 7A312: Dentistry- Turfland Gen Dent
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $21/hour
Type of Position Temporary
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education
HS
Required Related Experience
Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
Constant repetitive motion; and sitting or standing for long periods of time.
Shift
Monday – Friday Day Shift.
Job Summary
The person in this position assists dentist with 4-handed dentistry during adult and pediatric procedures, including restorative, endodontics, periodontics, prosthodontics, oral surgery and implant procedures. Prepares tray setups for commonly performed procedures. Obtains radiographs as instructed by dentist. Inserts and finishes temporary, composite and amalgam restorations, with minimal adjustment required by the dentist. Places sealants. Takes opposing impressions, packs cord and fabricates temporary for crown and bridge procedures. Pours and trims diagnostic models. Constructs custom acrylic trays. Fabricates temporary crowns. Prepares case for delivery to lab; ensures quality impression, bite registration, shade, lab slip complete, before sending to lab. Prepares, cleans and sterilizes instruments and supplies according to proper procedure.

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply 05/23/2022
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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Posted: 2022-05-11 Expires: 2022-06-10

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