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Adjunct, Dental Assisting and/or Oral Radiography

Employer
Frederick Community College
Location
Frederick, MD

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Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Dentistry
Position Type
Adjunct
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job Details

Adjunct Job Title:

Adjunct, Dental Assisting and/or Oral Radiography

Adjunct Job Description:

Position Summary:

As a valuable member of the CEWD healthcare team, the adjunct instructor provides didactic and hands-on skills instruction for a 73 contact hour dental assisting course and/or 36 contact hour Oral Radiography course, and up to 10 additional hours of clinical held at Maryland State Dental Association in Columbia, MD. Instructors have flexibility and creativity in teaching methods while meeting the educational requirements stated in the approved course description and objectives. Instructors prepare continuing education students to take the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) National Entry Level Dental Assistant (NELDA) exam, and the DANB Radiation Health and Safety (RHS) exam, the latter of which is required by the Maryland State Board of Dental Examiners to perform radiography duties. The adjunct faculty member is sensitive to and understands the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The following are the functions essential to performing this job:

1. Facilitate instruction to meet the educational requirements stated in the course description and objectives
2. Teach core skills related to Dental Assisting scope of practice
3. Evaluate the progress of each student; notify students in need of remediation and/or tutoring services
4. Prepare students for NELDA and RHS exams
5. Supervise and evaluate students during in class skills labs
6. Maintains professional relationships with students, colleagues, and the community
7. Participate in appropriate professional development activities to assure currency in both discipline, knowledge, and instructional methods

Required Minimum Qualifications:

1. Three (3) years experience as Dental Assistant, Dental Hygienist, or Dentist
2. Proof of current license. Oral Radiography instructors must show proof of Dental Assisting National Board (DANB), Certified Dental Assistant (CDA), DANB Radiation Health and Safety (RHS) certification, or hold current license to practice dentistry (if applicable).

Desired Qualifications:

1. Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) certification for dental assistant
2. Ability to prepare and present information and material in a classroom instructional environment to engage all learning styles
3. Prior teaching experience
4. Ability to perform and instruct both chairside and lab based dental assisting skills
5. Excellent oral and written communication skills
6. Experience using Blackboard or other learning management system

Pool Number:

TS498P

Special Instructions to Applicants:

All applications and required documents must be submitted online. Mail, e-mail, or fax submissions will not be accepted. By completing this application, you are putting your name into consideration to be hired as a Frederick Community College adjunct faculty member. This posting will remain active through May 31, 2024.

For questions regarding this position or for more information, please contact Evelyne Crooks at ecrooks@frederick.edu.


Frederick Community College, an equal opportunity employer, values campus diversity in students and staff and strongly encourages members from historically under-represented groups to apply. Frederick Community College prohibits discrimination against any person on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, creed, ethnicity, gender identity and expression, genetic information, marital status, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religious affiliation, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status in its activities, admissions, educational programs, and employment.

Frederick Community College, an equal opportunity employer, values campus diversity in students and staff and encourages members from historically under-represented groups to apply.

Non-Discrimination Statement:

Frederick Community College is committed to the principles of equal opportunity and strictly prohibits discrimination against any person on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, creed, ethnicity, gender identity and expression, genetic information, marital status, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religious affiliation, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status in its activities, admissions, educational programs, and employment.

Organization

Frederick Community College (FCC) is a public college accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE). FCC is distinguished by its quality and affordability, making it attainable and valuable for local students. Accredited programs, comprehensive instruction, and affordable costs of attendance have made FCC the learning destination for nearly 30,000 graduates since 1957.

In traditional and alternative learning environments, we anticipate and respond to the needs of our local, regional, and global communities. FCC recognizes the different learning needs and preferences of students and offers instruction in flexible learning formats that include day, evening, weekend, online, and hybrid options. In addition, FCC offers current high school students access to college courses through its Open Campus and High School-Based Dual Enrollment programs. 

FCC offers 55 associate degree programs and areas of concentration, 39 certificate, and 51 subject areas in continuing education through credit and Continuing Education and Workforce Development (CEWD).

Explore our wide variety of program options designed for career and transfer students, and those studying for job credentials, professional development, and personal enrichment.

 

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