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ASDOH - Dental Hygienist Instructor, part time

Employer
A.T. Still University of Health Sciences
Location
Mesa, AZ

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Health & Medical, Dentistry, Medicine
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Job Details

The Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health (ASDOH) at A.T. Still University (ATSU) is seeking applications for a dental hygienist instructor on the Mesa, Arizona campus. The dental hygienist will conduct patient care, teaching, scholarly and service activities in support of the mission, goals and objectives of the School and University with primary responsibility to facilitate the students’ clinical experience from foundational knowledge and clinical skills to demonstrating competency in patient-centered care that integrates biomedical, behavioral and clinical sciences.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Promote an atmosphere of respect, collegiality, commitment to diversity and social justice, and humanistic learning environment.
  • Provide coverage and aid in the Radiology department acquiring images and teaching practices to the students.
  • Conduct patient care, teaching, scholarship, service and in support of the mission and goals of ASDOH and ATSU.
  • Provide direct patient care and clinical supervision as a dental hygienist in the CCUs or other ASDOH clinics; effectively carry out lecture, seminar, preclinical and clinical assignments as assigned.
  • Participate in committees, faculty governance, professional societies and associations, and community events.
  • As workload allows, establish and maintain activity in area of expertise.
  • Deliver direct dental hygiene services and patient care to patients in the ASDOH clinics.
  • Coordinate care with CCUs and Assistant/Associate Dean for Clinic Operations to implement a periodontal maintenance program to support ASDOH Predoctoral patients.
  • Interact with the students while performing hygiene duties and simulation of the office practice setting.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Skills/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Dental Hygiene.
  • Minimum two year experience in the provision of dental hygiene patient care.
  • Valid Arizona dental hygiene and local anesthesia license.
  • Academic experience in clinical education preferred.

Organization

A.T. Still University (ATSU) is the founding institution of osteopathic healthcare, established in 1892 by Andrew Taylor Still. As a leading health sciences university, ATSU is comprised of two campuses (Kirksville, Mo., and Mesa, Ariz.) on more than 200 acres with six prestigious schools. The culturally rich learning environments include residential and online healthcare related graduate degrees as well as community-based partnerships worldwide. ATSU has more than 1,300 employees dedicated to its not-for-profit mission and an average annual enrollment of over 3,100 students from 35 countries.

ATSU is renowned for its preeminence as a multidisciplinary healthcare educator. The University is focused on integrating the founding tenets of osteopathic medicine and the advancing knowledge of today's science. ATSU continually earns distinctions as the graduate health sciences university with best-in-class curriculum and a community outreach mission to serve the underserved. The University has a rich history of leadership in both healthcare education and correlated research.

ATSU instills within students the compassion, experience and knowledge required to address the whole person and shape healthcare in communities where needs are greatest. Inspired to influence whole person healthcare, ATSU graduates contribute to the future of integrated care while also leading with a selfless passion in the communities they serve.

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Website:
Telephone
4802196007
Location
5850 E. Still Circle
Mesa
AZ
85206
United States
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