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Dental Hygiene Clinical, Adjunct Faculty

Community College of Baltimore County
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Oct 31, 2023

Class Description

This position is an adjunct dental hygiene clinical instructor with dental hygiene students during clinical rotations on campus. Under the supervision of the Dental Hygiene Program Director and working directly with the dental hygiene clinic coordinator, clinical dental hygiene instructors will be responsible for the dental hygiene clinical instruction in the areas of dental hygiene care process including clinical skills and evaluation of clinical procedures. In addition to these responsibilities, dental hygiene clinical instructors will find themselves performing as role models for students and public relations with patients. On occasion, an instructor will need to give direct patient care, such as removing a difficult area of calculus, as part of a teaching-learning situation.

Minimum Requirements

1. Baccalaureate degree or higher from an accredited institution and three years clinical dental hygiene practice.
2. Licensed to practice Dental Hygiene in the State of Maryland, or be eligible for licensure.
3. Licensed to provide local anesthesia and monitor nitrous oxide as outline in the Maryland State Dental Practice Act.
4. Knowledgeable of current technologies in clinic and appropriate to the area of instruction.
5. Possess knowledge of, and demonstrates proficiency in, current concepts in dental hygiene, dental hygiene education, clinical instruction, general dentistry, and clinical practice.

Class Specific Essential Duties

1. Fulfills department and College responsibilities as directed by the program director and/or Dean of the School of Health Professions and abides by College and department policies and philosophies.
2. Ensures that instruction meets or exceeds standards established by the ADA Commission on Dental Accreditation.
3. Upholds expected standards of professionalism, quality, and ethics and in so doing serves as a role model for students.
4. Remains in clinic for the duration of all clinical sessions.
5. Employs a variety of teaching methods in order to meet the varied learning styles of students.
6. Supervises all care/treatment plans developed by students and approved by clinic faculty as outlined in the Maryland State Dental Practice Act.
7. Supervises and grades clinical monitor duties performed by students.
8. Administers and grades clinical skills in accordance with course objectives identified in the course syllabus.
9. Monitors student performance on a periodic basis and provides feedback to students in a reasonable amount of time.
10. Follow the dental hygiene student clinic handbook policies and procedures and works in partnership with faculty and program director to update as needed.
11. Provide consultation on medical histories of new and recall clients.
12. Supervises students during the administration of local anesthesia and monitoring of nitrous oxide for clinic patients.
13. Work in partnership with dental hygiene supervising dentist to authorize radiographs to meet patient's needs.
14. Evaluate and grade dental radiographs, adjunctive oral clinical skills in accordance with course objectives.
15. Respond to emergency situations and implements emergency procedures.
16. Share information about students' needs, attendance and achievements with the director and other faculty members.
17. Assume responsibility for own continuing education by participation in workshops, seminars, regional and/or national meetings.
18. Attend regularly scheduled department meetings.
19. Participate in trainings, orientations and college required activities.
20. Assist in dental hygiene program accreditation process.
21. Perform other duties delegated by the Faculty Program Director of Dental Hygiene.
22. Supports the College and Dental Hygiene mission and initiatives.

CCBC Part Time Benefits At A Glance

Supplemental (Retirement Annuities) 403(b) and 457(b)
  • Tax-sheltered annuities – 403(b). Payroll salary reduction authorization is needed. The form is available on SharePoint Forms/Human Resources Forms.
    The 403(b) supplemental retirement plan is available to all CCBC employees (Adjunct Faculty, Part Time Associates and Full Time employees).
  • Roth 403(b) is a savings feature that is available when you open a 403(b) account. The Roth 403(b) savings feature allows employees to contribute after-tax dollars and then withdraw tax-free dollars from their account upon retirement. The Roth 403(b) savings feature is only offered by the following vendors: TIAA-CREF and VOYA Financial Advisors, Inc. Adjunct Faculty, Part Time Associates and Full Time employees are eligible to save for retirement using the Roth 403(b) savings feature. Employees may contribute traditional pre-tax 403(b) dollars and Roth 403(b) post-tax dollars simultaneously. The savings limits are combined for the Traditional 403(b) and the Roth 403(b) contributions.
  • Deferred Compensation Plan — 457(b) offered through VOYA Financial Advisors, Inc. The 457(b) salary reduction authorization form is needed. The form is available on SharePoint Forms/Human Resources Forms.
Free. Must obtain a parking permit from the Department of Public Safety to use on all campuses.

Sick and Safe Leave
CCBC is pleased to offer paid sick and safe leave for part-time employees. Paid sick and safe leave is earned by all part-time employees including credit and non-credit adjunct faculty, part-time associates and other part-time employees.

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