Department of Administrative Services

Lead Dentist (35 Hour) (7320DX)

$63.91-$79.39 Hourly / $4,473.38-$5,557.17 BiWeekly /
$116,755.22-$145,042.14 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In state facilities this class is accountable for acting as a working supervisor responsible for the clinical dental program as well as for performing dental and oral surgical work.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Receives general direction from the superintendent, medical administrator or other employee of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

Leads Dental Interns, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants and/or other dental staff as assigned; may supervise dentists.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Coordinates unit workflow; determines priorities; assigns and reviews work; establishes and maintains unit procedures; provides staff training and assistance; conducts or assists in conducting performance evaluations; acts as liaison to other operating units, agencies and outside officials regarding unit policies and procedures; performs dental and oral surgical work as outlined in Dentist class specification; oversees ordering of supplies and equipment and ensures equipment properly maintained; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Considerable knowledge of principles and practices of dental surgery with particular reference to oral pathology; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; skill in dental operative techniques; supervisory ability.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Two (2) years of experience as a dentist.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Incumbents in this class must possess and retain a license to practice dentistry in Connecticut.

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

DX 09

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

This replaces the existing specification for the same class of Lead Dentist in Salary Group RX 09 approved effective September 1, 1999. (Revised to reflect current Pay Plan)

EFFECTIVE DATE

10/10/2008

CLASS: 7320DX; EST: 4/3/1946; REV: 10/10/2008;