Part-Time Dentist, Dental Hygiene
Job Title: Part-Time Dentist, Dental Hygiene
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Job ID: 33333
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This job carries with it the obligation to uphold the Mission of Lone Star College (LSC) in carrying out the duties of the position. A commitment to positive interpersonal behaviors, professional communication, diversity, integrity, leadership, stewardship, respect and accountability to LSC students and employees is essential.
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Lone Star College-Kingwood
Lone Star College offers high-quality, affordable academic transfer and career training education to 99,000 students each semester. LSC is training tomorrow’s workforce today and redefining the community college experience to support student success. Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., serves as chancellor of LSC, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area with an annual economic impact of nearly $3 billion.
LSC, which consists of seven colleges, ten centers, two university centers, Lone Star Corporate College and LSC-Online, is continuously named Great Colleges to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education. To learn more, visit LoneStar.edu.
Lone Star College-Kingwood, an innovative and dynamic community college located in the pine-forested suburbs of northeast Houston, has an opening for someone interested in working with a diverse group of colleagues who want to make a difference in the lives of students and grow professionally. Kingwood focuses on fulfilling individual dreams and enhancing community life and offers unique programs in respiratory care, computer gaming and dental hygiene.Campus address is 20000 Kingwood Drive, Kingwood, TX 77339.Job Description PURPOSE AND SCOPE:Under the supervision of the Dental Hygiene Program Director and working directly with the dental hygiene clinic coordinator, the clinical supervising dentist is responsible for delivering a quality educational experience for dental hygiene students. The major component of teaching is devoted to supervising dental hygiene comprehensive care at the first and second year clinical levels and assumes occasional didactic teaching responsibilities as assigned. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Ensure that instruction meets or exceeds standards established by the ADA Commission on Dental Accreditation.Remain in clinic for the duration of all clinical sessions. Employ a variety of teaching methods in order to meet the varied learning styles of students. Supervise all care/treatment plans developed by students and approved by clinic faculty as outlined in the Texas State Dental Practice Act.Administer and grade clinical skills in accordance with course objectives identified in the course syllabus. Monitor student performance on a periodic basis and provide feedback to students.Follows the dental hygiene policies and procedures and works in partnership with faculty and program director to update as needed.Provide consultation on medical histories of new and recall clients. Provide consultation and follow-up on clinical percutaneous exposuresAuthorize sealant placement and any other expanded functions provided by dental hygienist according to state practice act.Administration of local anesthesia.Perform intraoral screenings, recognizes oral pathologies and determines need for treatment referrals. Prescribe sub-gingival 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.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.Responsible for other reasonable related duties as assigned KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:Knowledge and skill in a variety of computer usage and software are requiredExcellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse professional, community, and student populationPossess good organizational and planning skillsDemonstrate sensitivity to students with diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds and students with disabilitiesAbility to keep skills and procedural knowledge updated with current technological advances PHYSICAL ABILITIES: Picking, pinching, typing, or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand, and also working with the whole hand in order to handle a variety of medical equipmentExerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human bodyClose visual acuity to perform an activities such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; viewing medical equipment/monitors; viewing a computer terminal; Ability to distinguish colors in order to read medical equipment/monitors/charts etc. WORK SCHEDULE AND CONDITIONS: Hours will vary depending on class times.¿ Instructors are required to meet with classes at all scheduled times and be available to students outside of class instruction as neededEquipment used includes, PC workstation running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general office equipmentInterface with internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of the positionWork is performed in a climate-controlled office with minimal exposure to safety hazards REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:DDS or DMD degree required.Current Texas license to practice professional dentistry required OR current Texas Dental Faculty license.Must have a minimum of three years in clinical practice.Knowledgeable of current technologies in clinic and appropriate to the area of instruction.Possess knowledge of, and demonstrates proficiency in, current concepts in dental hygiene, dental hygiene education, clinical instruction, general dentistry, and clinical practice.Willingness to utilize distance learning strategies and latest multi-media technologies. Salary
Hourly Pay Rate is $51.12Benefits Marketing Statement
By joining our top-notch institution, you will enjoy being a part of an organization that offers a supportive, collegial work environment, excellent work/life balance, tuition waiver, participation in a tax deferred retirement plan and more.Special Instructions Go to the Job Search page, click on ‘My Activities’ at the top of the page. Under My Cover Letters and Attachments you will click on ‘Add Attachment.’ Please be sure to put the Job ID# in the title once you name your file for cover letters only, unless you attached your cover letter with your resume. If you are applying for an Instructional position (i.e. Faculty, Adjunct Faculty, Instructor), please ensure you include the following to be considered: Resume/CV, Cover Letter, Teaching Philosophy, and unofficial transcripts. You must limit your file name for any attachment to 40 characters or less.How to Apply
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