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Dental Hygienist Program Mgr

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Case Western Reserve University
Location
Case Main Campus
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Jul 9, 2021

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Job Title: Dental Hygienist Program Mgr
Location: Case Main Campus
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 8942
Job Description POSITION OBJECTIVE

Working under general supervision, the Dental Hygienist Program Manager will provide dental hygiene services for pediatric and adolescent dental patients, including patients with special healthcare needs with emphasis on physically, mentally and medically challenged patients ages birth through twenty years. Additionally, this position will provide oversight and participation in the day-to-day operations of the Pediatric Dentistry Head Start and Outreach Programs in order to achieve educational, community service and financial program objectives. This includes providing clinical and educational services for the craniofacial orthodontic program. On an as needed basis, responsibilities include working with the department assistant and the Chair to plan, coordinate and oversee projects and tasks that relate to the pediatric dentistry clinical programs.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

    Dental Hygiene (55%)Provide dental hygiene services 3 days a week for pediatric, adolescent dental patients and patients with special healthcare needs.Provide clinical and educational services for the Craniofacial Orthodontic and Special Patient Needs Program including dental hygiene and craniofacial orthopedics such as Nasoalveolar molding.
Pediatric Dentistry Outreach and Head Start Program (40%)Oversee the Pediatric Dentistry Head Start and Outreach Programs, including onsite screening and referral to the Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine for follow-up treatment.Oversee the day-to-day operations of the Pediatric Dentistry Head Start and Outreach Programs, including onsite screenings.Set up a follow up referral system for the Head Start Children to the School of Dental Medicine Cornell Pediatric Dentistry Clinic.Work with the Chair to develop educational curricula that will enhance cultural competence, access and improve clinical outcomes for oral health care needs of our community’s under-served children. Assist in the preparation of grants for Head Start and other community outreach programs.

NONESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

    Work with the department assistant and the Chair to plan, coordinate and oversee projects and tasks that relate to the pediatric dental clinical program including the different daily, weekly, monthly and yearly activities of the Pediatric Dental Residency Program. (1%)Monitor patient levels by residents and work with Chair and faculty to maintain a desired level of clinic usage. (1%) Oversee the completion of resident train tracking for University Hospitals. (1%)Monitor pediatric dental patient care areas for HIPAA and OSHA compliance. (1%)Ensure proper working order for equipment and instruments. (1%)Perform other duties as assigned. (<1%)

CONTACTS

Department: Daily contact with School of Dental Medicine Administration, Finance, Marketing and Development, clinical departments, faculty and staff, for patient care services coordination.

University: Little to no contact.

External: Regular contact with University Hospitals, MetroHealth System clinical departments, Head Start and general public for community outreach agreements, program advertisement and patient care services coordination.

Students: Daily contact with residents and DMD students for patient care services coordination.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

Supervision of one Oral Health Educator.

QUALIFICATIONS

Experience: 3 to 5 years of experience in Dental Hygiene. Experience in higher education environment preferred.

Education/Licensing: High school education required. Graduate of an ADA accredited dental hygiene program. Radiology license. Must possess a current valid Ohio hygiene license.

REQUIRED SKILLS

    Experience with Microsoft Office, Excel and PowerPoint.Strong Clinical Dental Hygiene Skills. Strong written and oral communication skills. Solid organizational and planning skills. Experience in patient management Experience in care of special needs patients and at-risk patients. Basic knowledge of computer software. Basic knowledge of insurance codes and forms. Ability to meet consistent attendance.Ability to interact with colleagues, supervisors and customers face to face.

WORKING CONDITIONS

This work is performed in a clinical setting and requires general knowledge of chemicals, blood borne pathogen and lab safety. Daily exposure to biohazards, sharps, hot sterilization equipment. May be required to use personal protective equipment, including standard lab coat, gloves and safety glasses when appropriate.

Unusual stress may exist when general anesthesia is administered or when emergency situations arise with patients. This position will work with medically compromised children and requires a professional demeanor during difficult cases.

Diversity Statement

In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Reasonable Accommodations

Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Equity at 216-368-3066 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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Working at Case Western Reserve University

Case Western Reserve University is among the nation's leading research institutions. Founded in 1826 and shaped by the unique merger of the Case Institute of Technology and Western Reserve University, Case Western Reserve is distinguished by its strengths in educationresearch, service and experiential learning. Located in Cleveland's University Circle, we offer nationally recognized programs in the arts and sciencesdental medicineengineeringlawmanagementmedicinenursing and social sciences.

Student enrollment exceeds 9,800 students, forty percent of whom are undergraduatesFacultyand students hail from more than 90 countries, with academic interests that reach every region of the world. Case Western Reserve, with the support of individuals, corporations and foundations, aids nearly 100 designated research centers.

As a service-oriented institution dedicated to civic leadership, Case Western Reserve seeks individually and collectively to prepare our students to improve the human condition and to direct the benefits of discovery toward a better society. This effort is not limited to the university's classrooms, laboratories, librariesresidence halls and athletic fields, but includes partnerships with many other institutions. We build these partnerships believing that our ability to improve the human condition should begin in our own community.

Case Western Reserve University remains Ohio's top-ranked school among the nation's premier national universities, as ranked by U.S. News & World Report and is the only Ohio institution ranked in the top 50 nationally. We promote a culture of inquiry marked by rigor, creativity, curiosity, innovation, respect, sensitivity and open communication of ideas.

The university supports interdisciplinary partnerships in education and research with numerous faculty holding joint appointments in more than one Case Western Reserve school or department, as well as at neighboring institutions. These relationships launched many of the unique pairings of science, business and liberal arts into the centers and programs that enhance the undergraduate and graduate experience at the university. Our dual degree programs enrich the educational experience for those students who choose to balance the technical requirements of engineering or the sciences with a strong interest in the humanities.

With more than $375 million in research funding annually, the university attracts outstanding undergraduate and graduate students along with renowned faculty whose research has made significant contributions to the way we live and work. Case Western Reserve counts 15 Nobel laureates among our alumni and current and former faculty, including the first American scientist to ever receive the prize.

Our students' experiences in cultural institutions, clinics, social service agencies and industry are not viewed as “extra-curricular,” but create the learning experience that defines a Case Western Reserve education. The university's service programs in the Cleveland Municipal School District have impacted more than 145,000 students with more than 43 signature programs. The university has launched more than 580 community partnerships on the local, national and international levels. Annually the university sponsors Case for Community Day, an event where hundreds of Case Western Reserve employees and students lend their time and talent to targeted community development projects in the Greater Cleveland area.

Our alumni number more than 110,000 and constitute a “who's who” of every profession. Alumni represent one of the university's strongest resources, playing a vital role in campus life through their work as advisors, mentors, friends and advocates.

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