Dental Hygiene Instructor (Evergreen Posting)

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TitleDental Hygiene Instructor (Evergreen Posting)CampusSan FranciscoDepartmentDepartment of Periodontics Posting NumberF00245Full or Part TimePart TimeOpen DateClose DateOpen Until FilledYesDays Per WeekUp to 2 days per weekWeeks Per YearPosition Description

Position Definition:
The Dental Hygiene Program at University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, invites applicants to apply for a part-time, instructor, up to 2 days per week, position. Instructors are responsible for providing content in preclinical skills and supervision and instruction for patient care in the clinic setting.

Position Description:
1.Instruction in the pre-clinical curriculum and teaching patient care skills.
2.Supervise/instruct students providing clinical patient care.
3.Provide student feedback in verbal and written form using a standardized rubric.
4.Participate in mandatory faculty calibration and faculty development opportunities.
5.Engage broadly in other school, university, professional and community service opportunities.
6.Contribute to the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry culture of humanism and diversity.

Basic Qualifications

1.Minimum of 2 years clinical practice.
2.Current California RDH or DDS license.
3.Current and valid CPR certification
4.Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse population of patients, students, staff, faculty and administration.
5.Ability to work collaboratively in a group setting.
6.Demonstrate professional judgement in all situations.

Additional Qualifications

GENERAL: Faculty should have sufficient motor function to execute movements essential to providing oral health care to patients.
SPECIFIC: Must possess the motor skills to perform palpation, percussion, screening tests, other diagnostic maneuvers, scaling, root debridement, polishing and sealant placement in a timely manner. Such actions require coordination of gross and fine motor movements, equilibrium and functional uses of the senses of touch and vision.

Physical Requirements

Must be able to perform basic life support including CPR, position and reposition patients with disabilities and maintain sitting and standing positions for a prolonged period. Must be able to operate dental unit controls, use slow speed hand pieces for procedures and used hand instruments effectively.

Special Instructions

Evergreen Posting

Contact InformationContact EmailAre Applicants Required to Submit References for This Posting?NoMinimum Number of References3Maximum Number of References4Background Check Statement

Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must pass a criminal background check.

AA/EEO Policy Statement

University of the Pacific is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Pacific is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff, or in the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, or mental or physical disability.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you first learn about this employment opportunity?
    • University of the Pacific Website
    • Craigslist
    • LinkedIn
    • Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U)
    • Chronicle of HIgher Education
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium - Northern California (NorCal HERC)
    • Modesto Bee
    • Pacific Employee
    • Personal Referral
    • Professional or Association Listserv
    • Publication or website from a professional organization
    • Sacramento Bee
    • San Francisco Chronicle
    • Stockton Record
    • Agency Referral
    • Other Online Job Board
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. CPR/BLS Certification
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document 2




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Job No:
Posted: 10/20/2019
Application Due: 1/15/2021
Work Type: Part Time