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Oral Surgery- Dental Assistant-Trainee
| University of Minnesota|
|life insurance, paid holidays|
United States, Minnesota, Saint Paul
|November 05, 2023|
Job FamilyLR-Health Care NonProfessional
Employee ClassAFSCME Unit 4 - Health Care
About the Job
This position is in our Oral Surgery Division in the Department of Developmental and Surgical Sciences in the School of Dentistry. This trainee option is an opportunity to learn how to work in the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery field without any prior experience. If hired into the trainee option, it is expected that the selected candidate will obtain their dental assisting license as soon as possible if they do not have it by the time of hire. For the time that the hire does not have a dental license, they can only complete duties which do not require a dental assisting license.
The School of Dentistry, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is seeking a Dental Assistant Specialist to assist 3 full-time faculty, adjunct faculty, residents, and fellows providing direct patient care.
Main duties and responsibilities:
**Salary range: $24.05-$30.08**
Hours of work are Monday - Friday, 7:30am - 4:30pm.
All required qualifications must be documented on application materials
*All required qualifications must be documented on application materials*
**New graduate/trainee option. **
The trainee option allows you to complete your DANB, DAANCE, and Allied sedation while working in the area.
**Salary range: $24.05-$30.08**
About the Department
The University of Minnesota School of Dentistry is the state's only dental school and the only dental school in the northern tier of states between Wisconsin and the Pacific Northwest. We are a regional resource to five states for dental education, consulting services, patient treatment, and ongoing continuing dental education.
The School of Dentistry educates general dentists, dental specialists, dental therapists, dental hygienists, dental educators and research-scientists. For more than two decades, we've offered specialty training in six ADA-recognized disciplines: Endodontics, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Orthodontics, Pediatric Dentistry, Periodontics and Prosthodontics.
We also offer an advanced education program in TMD and orofacial pain, oral biology, dental hygiene, and oral health for older adults.
Dentists who are graduates of dental schools outside of the United States and Canada wishing to practice in the United States train here, as well. A novel, interdisciplinary Dentist-Scientist Training Program rounds out our educational offerings.
Our work affects nearly every person in Minnesota. We educate 73% of the state's practicing dentists, 68% of Minnesota's licensed dental therapists, and 49% of its dental hygiene educators. Our researchers develop and test dental materials used by every dentist in the state and around the world.
Our students and faculty treat patients: 105,260 patient-visits each year in our Twin Cities' campus clinics and 48,700 in outreach sites located in underserved communities throughout the state. We provide continuing dental education for 7,100 practicing dental professionals each year.
The School of Dentistry is dedicated to creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace. Diverse teams, perspectives, and backgrounds create a strong and creative team that best serves the University's many communities, on campus and beyond. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Black, Indigenous, people of color, LGBTQIA+, women, veterans, and members of historically underrepresented communities are highly encouraged to apply.
The School of Dentistry is dedicated to creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace. Diverse teams, perspectives, and backgrounds are necessary to create a strong and creative team that communicates effectively to the University's many communities, on campus and beyond. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Black, Indigenous, people of color, LGBTQIA+, women, veterans, and members of historically underrepresented communities are highly encouraged to apply.
For more information, please visit our website,.
Working at the University
At the University of Minnesota, you'll find a flexible work environment and supportive colleagues who are interested in lifelong learning. We prioritize work-life balance, allowing you to invest in the future of your career and in your life outside of work.
The University also offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
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How To Apply
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The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.
The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U: http://diversity.umn.edu.
Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.
About the U of M
The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)
The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.