Dental Clinic Associate Senior (Job Id: 41100) - Louisville - job 854407

University of Louisville

Date: 06/11/2021

City: Louisville, Kentucky

Employment type: Full-time

Job ID: 41100

Location: School of Dentistry

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent and one or more years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and work experience. Grade NC1. Wage range $14.50/hr - $17.61/hr

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience as a Dental Assistant.

  • Familiarity with an electronic health record database

Position Description

The University of Louisville School of Dentistry prepares students for a career in Dentistry. Dental Clinic Staff are an integral part of that preparation in that they facilitate the interface between student providers and their patients during a critical time in their studies, within the clinic setting. While their first two years is spent in a traditional classroom setting, student providers spend their last two years in a dental clinic setting learning hands on. All Dental Clinic Associates (DCA) directly support the work of the students as they progress towards completion of their clinical requirements.

The Team Coordinator serves as the communication link between the student providers and both their patients and the supervising faculty. They offer administrative, technical and procedural support to the students throughout their two years in the clinic and are dedicated to helping them graduate.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Works with faculty, peers and supervisors to deliver customer service oriented and patient centered care within the DMD clinics.

  • Works closely with faculty, peers and supervisors to ensure that consistency in operation is maintained among the groups.

  • Maintains current appointments for all patients assigned to their 20 student team.

  • Manages daily schedule of faculty, students and patients.

  • Seats and checks in each patient within their student team.

  • Provides support to the students within their team, including but not limited to tool and equipment set up, provision of supplies and managing their patient family to meet procedural requirements.

  • Serves as chairside assistant to the students when necessary.

  • Maintains the cleanliness of associated cubes and checks that equipment is functional properly.

  • Stocks cubicles and helps to maintain overall inventory.

  • Reviews daily the patient Electronic Health Records and assists the students with accuracy of notes and corresponding codes.

  • Maintain HIPPA, OSHA and Infection Control compliance at all times.

  • Other duties as assigned

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Louisville is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, age, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, pregnancy, or veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact the Employment team at or 502.852.6258.

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