Clinic Dentist - Staff Pool

Location
Houston, TX
Posted
Jun 13, 2018
Institution Type
Community College


SUMMARY

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.

QUALIFICATIONS

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.

EDUCATION

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

EXPERIENCE

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.

The Organization

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.

The Team

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.

Location

Houston is a city with limitless possibilities:

  • Fourth-largest city in the U.S. and home to 54 Fortune 500 companies, second only to New York City's 55.
  • 145 languages are spoken here.
  • Overall after-taxes living costs are 5.6 percent below the average for all 308 urban areas recently surveyed.
  • Houston is a major-league sports town, and don't forget the annual Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo.
  • The weather is great! Mild winters ensure that outdoor activities can be enjoyed year-round.
  • World-renowned medical care. The Houston metro area has long been known for its first-rate health care system, with many Houston area hospitals consistently ranking among the nation's top institutions.
  • With over 150 museums and cultural institutions in the Greater Houston area, museums are a large part of Houston's cultural scene.
  • Houston is the Culture & Culinary Capital of Texas with more than 7,500 restaurants and eating establishments covering 60+ cuisines.

    If this sounds like the role for you and you're ready to join an amazing team, please apply right away.
  • EEO Statement
  • Houston Community College does not discriminate on the bases of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran's status. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

  • 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.

    Individuals with disabilities, who require special accommodations to interview, should contact (713) 718-8565.

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