About Cape Cod Community College:
Cape Cod Community
is a place of personal discovery, enrichment, and
professional development for those just beginning the quest and for
those at many points along the path of higher education throughout
life. It is a caring, comprehensive institution that belongs to the
people it serves and responds to their individual and community
needs. Students attending Cape Cod Community College are striving
for personal excellence, and are finding it, day after day.
Graduates of the College can be found in all levels of private
business, the professions, and public service, and they excel at
what they do.
For students seeking to lay a foundation for further study, there
is no better place to begin than at Cape Cod Community College. In
today's highly competitive market place, the well prepared transfer
student is the most aggressively recruited person in higher
education. For many Cape Cod Community College graduates, that
Associate Degree opens the door to institutions that were just not
an option after high school. And, when you consider the savings in
the overall cost of a four-year degree at either a public or a
private university, starting at Cape Cod Community College becomes
an incredible bargain that blends quality with unmatched
The students' education is the first priority at Cape Cod Community
College. As a learning-centered community, we value the
contributions of a diverse population, welcome open inquiry, and
promote mutual respect. The College offers a strong educational
foundation of critical and creative thinking, communication
competency, and a global, multicultural perspective that prepares
students for life and work in the 21st century. Our liberal arts,
sciences, and career programs provide educational pathways that
serve the varied social, economic, and demographic characteristics
of our community with a distinctive focus on sustainability. We
honor our past, celebrate our present and imagine our future.
GENERAL STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Dental Hygiene Technical Assistant is responsible for the
maintenance, disinfection, and sterilization of the dental hygiene
clinic, radiology lab, dental materials lab, and surrounding areas
during the 2021/22 Academic Year (September through later December
and mid-January through early June).
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
- Disinfect clinic and laboratory surfaces.
- Perform weekly / monthly / quarterly maintenance of automatic
- Flush all eyewash stations weekly; monitor documentation of
maintenance / flushing.
- Process and sterilize student instruments.
- Perform daily / weekly maintenance of autoclaves; monitor
documentation of autoclave cleaning and spore testing.
- Maintain deionization unit / change filters.
- Inventory / restock supplies.
- Purge water lines once per semester.
- Inspect dental units weekly for problems or repairs; perform
simple repairs of units; maintain schedule of equipment maintenance
- Monitor labeling in clinic.
- Maintain MSDS binders.
- Monitor documentation of O2 tank maintenance.
- Provide technical support for dental management software.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Completed dental assisting program or equivalent
- One year of full-time or equivalent part-time experience
working in a dental office.
- Excellent infection prevention knowledge and skills.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Strong computer skills.
- Excellent organization skills.
- Excellent interpersonal skills with experience working as part
of a team.
Applicants who do not meet the qualifications as noted above are
encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and
experience has prepared them with the equivalent combination of
education, training, and experience required for the
responsibilities of this position.
: $18 per hour for up to 12 hours per week;
Part-time, non-benefited Non-unit position.
Immediate need; applications reviewed
Please visit our website at www.capecod.edu
for information on
Cape Cod Community College.
This appointment is subject to the FY2022 budget
Appointment subject to SORI (Sex Offender Registry
Information), publicly-accessible Massachusetts CORI (Criminal
Offender Record Information) and national background
The College does not provide any measure of assistance for
applicants who do not have the ability to work in the United
Cape Cod Community College is an affirmative action/equal
opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of
race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age,
veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual
orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX
of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with
Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of
1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other
applicable statues and College policies. The College prohibits
sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or
complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or
sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative
Action/Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission Against
Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or
the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil
**ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS MUST BE SUBMITTED ELECTRONICALLY IN
ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED.**
Begin the online application process by going to the APPLY
link. During the process you will be given an opportunity
to upload required documents
: a cover
addressing how you meet the minimum requirements of the
position and resume (failure to submit requested
documents may result in disqualification)
. Please note that
finalist candidates will be asked to provide three current
professional letters of reference and transcripts.
See the FAQ
for using our online system. Please
if you need assistance applying
through this website.
to your Cape Cod Community College Careers
Account to check your completed application.