Dental Hygiene Clinic Coordinator06132012 by 6681D3


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                                         POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
POSITION:                                                     Dental Hygiene Clinic Coordinator
Job Duties:                    Primary responsibility is the coordinating and teaching of Dental Hygiene students in
                               didactic and clinical courses including supervising students in the clinical and rotation
                               settings. Teaching requires utilizing techniques and knowledge that facilitates adult
                               learning styles and demonstrates the use of appropriate teaching techniques.
                               Collaborates with the additional program faculty regarding admissions policies,
                               curriculum issues, clinical policies, teaching-learning techniques, student advising,
                               remediation, and accreditation policies and procedures. Maintains current knowledge in
                               subject area, specifically clinical dental hygiene, dental technology, and dental
                               radiology. Participates in course and curriculum development, program review,
                               professional development activities and serves on college committees as assigned to
                               maintain and improve the instructional program. Demonstrates the use of appropriate
                               testing and grading procedures, including proper maintenance of grade books and any
                               other appropriate record-keeping requirements. Demonstrates the effective use of oral
                               and written communication skills and knowledge of current procedures in the Dental
                               Hygiene field. Follows approved curriculum standards and course syllabi. Monitors
                               student use of supplies, materials, and equipment. Manages and organizes dental
                               hygiene clinic program as relates to student delivery of clinical care and supply
                               maintenance, etc. Advises and counsels students and maintains appropriate
                               advisement records on each student. Maintains classrooms and laboratories in
                               accordance with approved classroom and lab management plans. Attends meetings as
                               required. Observes and enforces the institution’s policies and regulations. Serves on
                               committees and assumes other professional and community assignments as required
                               or assigned. Assists with student recruitment and job placement Maintains
                               qualifications for employment as described by the Technical College System of Georgia
                               Policy Manual and accreditation standards. Follows rules and regulations as described
                               by the Technical College System of Georgia Policy Manual and other policies and
                               procedures established by the institution.
MINIMUM                         A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene or related program. Degree must
QUALIFICATIONS:                be from an accredited private or public postsecondary college or completion of an
                               equivalent military, medical/hospital based, or company-sponsored training program.
                               Three (3) years paid work experience in dental hygiene within the past seven years in a
                               clinical environment. Work experience must include the competencies, skills and
                               knowledge levels that the instructor will be expected to teach. Must demonstrate
                               excellent written and verbal communication skills. Experience with Microsoft office
                               package, Banner and Learning Management systems a plus. Ability to lift and carry files
                               and materials. Clinical Courses in the Dental Hygiene curriculum are scheduled for a
                               minimum of a 4 hour time period and requires instructor to supervise students in a ratio
                               of 4-6 students per instructor. In order to perform the clinical responsibilities an
                               instructor must be able to: Demonstrate clinical instrumentation techniques with both
                               the dominant and non-dominant hand at the same time. Demonstrate physical mobility
                               and stamina to demonstrate and supervise students during a 4 hour time period.
                               Demonstrate gross and fine-motor skills and dexterity with both hands to perform in a
                               safe and effective manner. Demonstrate adequate strength and endurance in both
                               hands/arms to carry out job responsibilities in a safe and effective manner. Be able to
                               demonstrate tactile sensitivity with the hands and fingers to perform job duties in a safe
                               and effective manner. Demonstrate critical thinking, knowledge, judgment, awareness,
                               understanding, memory, and the ability to process information in a clear and effective
                               manner. Demonstrate adequate hearing and communication skills to provide critical
                               knowledge, skills and evaluation information to students and faculty. Occupational
                               experience must meet the current requirements of the appropriate licensing boards for
                               the area of instruction. Eligible or Licensed in the state of Georgia –RDH and/or state
                               licensure as faculty, National Board Competency, CPR certified.
                                Master’s degree. Minimum of 5 years’ experience in dental hygiene and/or higher
PREFERRED                       education. Applicable knowledge of dental hygiene theory, principals and clinical
QUALIFICATIONS:                 application. Knowledgeable in effective instructional practices to Support students with
                                integration of their didactic learning with comprehensive patient care. The successful
                                candidate must have a positive attitude, excellent oral and written communication skills;
                                well-developed interpersonal and organizational skills. Computer experience with word
                                processing, analog and digital radiography, intraoral photography, and knowledge and
                                experience with computer clinical management Systems. Ability to work with Culturally
                                and economically diverse backgrounds in a team spirited environment. Current
                                Georgia Dental Hygiene License or Current Dental Hygiene license in any state with
                                Ability to obtain a Georgia Dental Hygiene license and/or Teaching license within 4
                                months of hiring date. Current Health Professionals CPR Certification. Experience
                                implementing OSHA clinical standards.
WORK SCHEDULE:                  Monday thru Friday
SALARY:                         Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
BENEFITS:                       Regular State of Georgia benefits
DATE POSTED:                    6/13/2012
TO APPLY:                        Atlanta Technical College only accepts electronic application from the following:
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                                Background screenings are conducted prior to employment.
CLOSING DATE:                   Open Until filled
Atlanta Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic
origin, gender, religion, disability, age, political affiliation or belief, veteran status, or citizenship status (except in those
special circumstances permitted or mandated by law). For further information regarding these laws (Title Vl, lX and
Section 504/ADA) contact Sylvie Moses, equity officer/career, planner/special needs, Atlanta Technical College,
Cleveland Dennard Building, Student Affairs Division, Suite D173, 404.225.4434. Email:
To request reasonable accommodations upon enrollment, contact Mattie Goss, equity officer/career, planner/special
needs, Student Affairs Division, Cleveland Dennard Building, Suite D174, 404.225.4446. Email: Atlanta Technical College, 1560 Metropolitan Parkway, SW, Atlanta, GA 30310.

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