Department of Administrative Services

Dentist (40 Hour) (4940DZ)

$53.73-$67.22 Hourly / $4,298.47-$5,377.67 BiWeekly /
$112,190.07-$140,357.19 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In state facilities this class is accountable for performing professional dental and oral surgical work.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Works under the general supervision of a Lead Dentist or other employee of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

May lead professional and paraprofessional staff assigned to assist.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Provides preventive dental maintenance and acute dental care including oral examinations and diagnoses, operative and prosthetic dentistry, exodontia, periodontia, radiology and prophylaxis; consults with physicians in order to aid in medical diagnoses by investigating possible foci of dental and oral infections which might affect physical condition of clients; requests laboratory tests and x-rays; administers drugs; responds to dental emergencies; educates clients and staff on importance of good oral health and dental services offered by facility; may participate in instruction of dental residents and dental assistant students; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Knowledge of principles and practices of dental operative techniques and dental surgery; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Incumbents in this class must possess and maintain a license as a dentist issued by the Connecticut State Department of Health Services in accordance with the applicable Connecticut General Statutes

WORKING CONDITIONS

Incumbents in this class may be required to lift and restrain clients and may be exposed to disagreeable conditions, communicable and/or infectious diseases and risk of injury from assaultive and/or abusive clients.

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Classified/Non-Examined

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(21)-Medical, Dental, Veterinary Medicine

BARGAINING UNIT

(11)-HEALTH PROF (P-1)

EEO

(2)-Professional

SALARY INFORMATION

DZ 05

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

This replaces the existing specification for the same class the same Salary Group RX 05 approved effective September 1, 1999. (Revised to reflect current Pay Plan)

EFFECTIVE DATE

10/10/2008

CLASS: 4940DZ; EST: 6/29/1933; REV: 10/10/2008;