Dental Assistant (Lab Assistant) | Part-Time | Morning

 
Created
6/13/2022
Location
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Provides assistance in the education of students in accordance with the curriculum standards and objectives.

Dental Assistant Lab Instructor for morning labs: 

8 am-12 pm as needed

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Coordinate with program faculty to develop and implement Lab scenarios.
  • Schedule and meet regularly with students.
  • Schedule and meet regularly with Didactic Instructor of specialty area.
  • Implement and communicate feedback to Didactic Instructor, Clinical Director, and Program Director regarding individual student learning and needs.
  • Maintain all records on student performance, testing, progression, and written assignments in conjunction with the course instructor and ensure files are kept confidential.
  • Demonstrate and maintain familiarity with program and course objectives.
  • Maintain familiarity with all clinical skills, equipment, and operation.
  • Participate in faculty in services and professional organizations.
  • Advise students regarding academic performance.
  • Assist in grading student homework and quizzes based on instructor keys.
  • Assist instructor at the end of each module and ensures all check-off sheets are complete, signed, and turned into Administration promptly.
  • Check supplies and prepare requests for the Faculty Coordinator or Office Assistant.
  • May assist with preparing and copying class materials.

 The list of essential functions is not exhaustive and may be supplemented.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduation from an accredited Dental Assistant program recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or a graduate of an otherwise recognized training entity (e.g., hospital-based program) in Dental Assisting or an institution located outside of the United States and its territories in Dental Assisting OR
  • A minimum of four (4) years of job-related training and experience for those instructors who are not graduates from an accredited Dental Assistant program.
  • Three (3) years of occupational (i.e., practical) experience in Dental Assisting.
  • Certified or Registered Dental Assistant (CDA or RDA) or a licensed dentist. Dentists are not required to hold the CDA or RDA credential. 
  • Current license, certification, or another credential required by local, state, or federal laws to work in the Dental Assistant field.
  • Proficient in didactic and clinical four-handed and six-handed dentistry principles.
  • Aware of state requirements governing dental assisting programs.
  • Knowledge of Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and proficiency with computer skills.

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS

  • $19.50 - $27.30 per hour
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) & Sick Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Health & Wellness Program

 

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