*Two positions to be filled.* *This position is Open Until Filled. Review of applications will begin August 17, 2020.* Thomas Nelson Community College changes lives, empowers students to succeed, and enhances the civic and economic vitality of the Peninsula community through high quality education and workforce training, excellent service, and innovative partnerships. Under general supervision of a Dentist and/or Dental Hygienist this position will perform and/or provide instructional support to the Dental Assistant and/or Dental Hygiene education program faculty. *Essential Functions:* * Helps faculty with set up of pre-clinic and dental materials labs. * Helps in the sterilization area when students need additional instruction. * Evaluates student performance during front desk and sterilization rotations. * Guarantees confidentiality of all program sensitive information. * Organizes office records and confidential medical information. * Serves as the Dental Department Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification maintenance coordinator. * Monitors equipment and ensures proper sterilization and disinfection techniques. * Schedules collection of contaminated waste materials for the Public Safety, Allied and Human Services Division. * Manages equipment maintenance daily and monitors extended service needs. * Helps to maintain cleanliness of lab. * Participates in student instruction to help with proper disinfection and sterilization. * Ensures clinic area is ready for patient treatment and student instruction. * Assists students with clinic and patient scheduling. * Maintains a high level of confidentiality (patient records, etc.). * Receives all student and visitors to the dental clinic in a friendly, helpful and professional manner. * Answers incoming telephone calls and accurately and professionally responds to questions regarding routine division and instructional matters. * Responds to inquiries regarding scheduling and patient records. * Completes patient check-in and check-out procedures. * Participates in clinic/community outreach initiatives oriented at enhancing oral health (e.g. Dental Dazzle and Give Kids a Smile). * Oversees the timely and appropriate collection of fees for clinic services. * Requests supplies (printer cartridges, stationery, etc.).
Internal Number: 188423
About Thomas Nelson Community College
Thomas Nelson Community College is a two-year institution of higher education established as a part of a statewide system of community colleges. It primarily serves the residents of the cities of Hampton, Newport News, Poquoson, and Williamsburg, and the counties of James City and York.