Clinic Dentist - Staff Pool
The clinic dentist will work in partnership with the faculty in the Coleman College Dental Hygiene Program to provide a successful program environment for students and ensure comprehensive dental care through consultation and referral to the community it serves.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Be available for consultations and referrals and for all clinical procedures that require direct supervision as outlined in Texas Dental Practice Act.
Follow the Dental Hygiene Clinic Handbook policies and procedures and works in partnership with faculty and director to update as needed.
Provide consultation on medical histories of new and recall clients.
Authorize sealant placement
Administer local anesthesia for clinic patients.
Perform intraoral screenings, recognizes oral pathologies and determines need for treatment referrals.
Prescribe antibiotic premedication, fluoride supplements, subgingival medicaments and other prescription products when indicated.
Work in partnership with dental hygiene faculty to authorize radiographs to meet patient's needs.
Diagnose dental decay from patient radiographs.
Provide consultation and follow-up on clinical percutaneous exposures
Share information about students' needs, attendance and achievements with the director and other faculty members.
Assume responsibility for own continuing education by participation in workshops, seminars, regional and/or national meetings.
Attend regularly scheduled department meetings.
Participate in trainings, orientations and college required activities.
Assist in dental hygiene program accreditation process.
Perform other duties delegated by the Faculty Program Director of Dental Hygiene.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above. The qualifications listed below are representative of the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.
DDS (Doctor of Dental Surgery) or DMD (Doctor of Dental Medicine) is required.
Possession of a current license from the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners to practice Dentistry
Three (3) years of related dental practice/work experience required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Knowledge and skill in a variety of computer usage and software are required
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse professional, community, and student population
Possess good organizational and planning skills
Demonstrate sensitivity to students with diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds and students with disabilities.
Ability to keep skills and procedural knowledge updated with current technological advances.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.
This job description may be revised upon development of other duties and changes in responsibilities.
Houston Community College (HCC) is an open-admission, public institution of higher education offering a high-quality, affordable education for academic advancement, workforce training, career development and lifelong learning to prepare individuals in our diverse communities for life and work in a global and technological society. We're proud to say that 98 percent of our graduates step into a job in their field of study immediately upon graduation. One of the largest community colleges in the nation, HCC has served the Greater Houston area for over four decades. Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and the Schools Commission on Colleges, we offer 300+ associate degree and certificate programs to 75,000+ students across 13 Centers of Excellence and online each semester. We are proud to be No.1 among all community colleges in the nation in providing associate degrees to minorities and No.1 in educating international students, with 10.4 percent of our student population from outside the USA. Our vision is to become the Employer of Choice in support of our mission for Student Success by attracting, retaining and motivating the best employees.
Play a central role at HCC as you keep our everyday operations running like clockwork. You'll get the chance to make things happen and work closely with inspiring leaders across different parts of the institution. Whether your role is supportive, administrative, financial or something else, you'll be part of a dynamic team that not only provides HCC students with cutting-edge academic and career tools, it also takes care of its people.
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If this sounds like the role for you and you're ready to join an amazing team, please apply right away.
David Cross, Director EEO/Compliance, Title IX Coordinator
Office of Institutional Equity
PO Box 667517
Houston TX, 77266
713 718.8271 or Institutional.Equity@hccs.edu
HCC values its employees and their contributions, promotes opportunities for their professional growth and development, and provides a positive working and learning environment that encourages diversity, innovation and creativity, and inclusion.
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