This position is required to provide a general dentist who will help provide quality dental care to both children and adults in a variety of community outreach and mobile outreach sites (including but not limited to local schools, daycare centers, nursing homes, prisons, etc. as deemed necessary and requested by the department) as well as at the primary site in Hazard and / or at the satellite side in Hindman. Dental care may be provided in traditional brick and mortar dental clinics, on-board mobile dental units, and/or in other non-traditional models such as lap to lap in daycare centers, or bedside in nursing homes. This general dentist will be under the supervision of the UK NFVCHC Dental Director.
Given the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to protect our university community including our students, staff, faculty and visitors, the University of Kentucky is requiring COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires prior to starting employment. Therefore, as of October 18, 2021, all new hires prior to their first day of employment must submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID-19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID-19, or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal exemption process from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For those employees who have completed the first vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccination recommended schedule to be considered fully vaccinated.