Adjunct, Registered Dental Hygienist Fall 2021

Prairie State College
Chicago Heights, IL

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Position Title:

Adjunct, Registered Dental Hygienist Fall 2021

Position Type:


Status of Position:

Adjunct Faculty



Position Summary:

The Dental Hygiene Department at Prairie State College is seeking a Part-time Adjunct Clinical Registered Dental Hygienist. Responsibilities for clinic include but are not limited to providing clinical educational experience that is reflective of didactic classroom learning.

Essential Responsibilities:

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Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

1. PSC Dental Clinic

Minimum Qualifications:

1. RDH license by the Department of Professional Regulations.
2. Current and active Illinois dental license in good standing.
3.Recent work experience of 5 years or more in dentistry.
4. Current CPR card (American Heart Association).
5. Successfully pass a criminal background check, urine drug screen and other health compliance.
6. Expertise in appropriate technologies for instruction.
7. Ability to work two (4) hours clinical days or one (8) hour day.
8. Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

1. Teaching experience at the college level.
2. Certified in local anesthesia
3. Certified in nitrous oxide
4. Experience at the community college level.
5. Experience with traditional and non-traditional students.


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Special Instructions to Applicants:

All applications must be submitted electronically through Prairie State College website.



Prairie State College is a richly diverse community college located 30 minutes south of Chicago. The College serves over 5,000 students through its credit programs and offers a wide range of associate degrees and certificates, all of which feature student-centered instruction. In addition, the College offers workforce education, ESL and GED programs, and continuing, corporate and professional education. prairie_state_college1.jpg

Our 37-acre campus in Chicago Heights features “smart” classrooms, modern laboratories, a Business and Community Education Center, an Adult Education Outreach Center, and a spacious new Fitness Complex. In order to meet community needs, courses are also offered at our Matteson Area Center and at local businesses, community centers, and schools.

prairie_state_college2.jpgThe College provides a generous benefit package, including medical, dental, vision and life insurance, tuition reimbursement for administrators and staff, free courses in our Fitness Center, and an optional 403(b) plan in addition to a comprehensive retirement plan through the State University Retirement System. Employees can enroll their children in our state-of-the-art Children’s Learning Center for a modest fee.



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