MOSDOH - Dental Hygienist - Instructor (.5 FTE)

A.T. Still University
Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jan 31, 2022

A.T. Still University's Missouri School of Dentistry & Oral Health (ATSU-MOSDOH) is seeking an exempt Dental Hygienist - Instructor at the St. Louis Dental Center. The position reports to the Vice Dean of Clinical Education, Operations and Community Partnerships and the SCU Director. The Dental Hygienist directly supervises dental students who are performing non-surgical periodontal procedures, is involved in the direct supervision and instruction of dental students in the techniques of non-surgical periodontal procedures, provides clinical hygiene services with direct patient periodontal maintenance and prevention as needed, and facilitates the clinical Quality Assurance program.

Major Job Duties
  • Participate in instruction and grading of non-surgical periodontal procedures.
  • Participate in instruction and grading of clinical experiences, related to dental hygiene.
  • Participate in faculty calibration meetings and professional development activities.
  • Contribute to the clinical program as directed by the Vice Dean of Clinical Education, Operations and Community Partnerships.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Dental hygiene degree or an associate degree in dental hygiene with a bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • Knowledge of periodontal anatomy and physiology, parameters for periodontal surgical referral
  • Experience in designing and implementing NSPT Programs
  • Current Missouri Dental Hygiene licensure/Local Anesthesia Certification and Nitrous Analgesia Certification required or the ability to obtain a Missouri Dental Hygiene license and certification
  • Current AHA CPR BLS or equivalent training approved by MO Dental Board
  • Highly skilled in dental hygiene
  • Objectivity is a must in grading competency-based education
  • Team oriented
  • Personable
  • Ability to remain calm and defuse situations
  • Attention to detail

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