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Dental Hygienist – Journey – Davidson

East Carolina University

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Job Title Dental Hygienist – Journey – Davidson
Position Number 002101
Vacancy Open to All Candidates
Time-Limited No
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Advertising Department DENTAL MEDICINE, SCHOOL OF
Division Academic Affairs
Classification Title 14202 Dental Hygienist
Competency Level 2 – Journey
Working Title Dental Hygienist – Journey – Davidson
Number of Vacancies 1
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1.0
Full Time or Part Time Full Time
Recruitment Range $37,128 – $62,122
Anticipated Hiring Range $37,128 – $55,966
Salary Grade Equivalency GN10
Work Schedule M-F
Work Hours 8-5
Position Location (City) Davidson
Job Category Staff – Medical
Organizational Unit Overview The School of Dental Medicine is composed of ten administrative offices and four academic departments. The Administrative units include the Offices of the Dean, Vice Dean, Associate Dean for Student Affairs, Associate Dean for Research, Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, Associate Dean for Extramural Clinical Practices, Assistant Dean for Dental Education and Informatics, Assistant Dean for Educational Support and Faculty Development, Assistant Dean for Academic Success and the Assistant Dean for Business Operations and Financial Affairs. The four academic departments are Surgical Sciences, Pediatric Dentistry, Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, General Dentistry and Foundational Sciences.
Included in the mission of the School of Dental Medicine is to educate dental care providers (both dental students and dental residents) and to address the oral health care needs of the underserved population of North Carolina. The School of Dental Medicine meets these missions by operating dental clinics that provide both educational experiences for the dental students and residents and provides dental care to the residents of North Carolina. These clinics occur in both Ross Hall in Greenville, North Carolina, as well as Community Service Learning Centers located throughout North Carolina. In order to operate these clinics, appropriate dental auxiliaries and clinical staff are needed.
Job Duties The purpose of this position is to function as a dental hygienist in the School of Dental Medicine clinics and Community Service Learning Centers.
Technical: This position will be under the direct supervision of a qualified dentist to perform the following: 1) Review and revise patient histories and to record patient’s vital signs; 2) Help to acquaint patients with preventive oriented practice philosophy; 3) Chart existing restorations on new patients, as well as the existence of clinical, present disease; 4) Perform thorough oral prophylaxes (cleanings) on scheduled patients which include proper use of ultrasonic cleaning devises, scaling instruments, polishing and flossing; 5) Educate, motivate, and reinforce proper rationale and methods of plaque removal and control, with appropriate nutritional guidance as well; 6) Apply topical fluorides and occlusal sealants on indicated patients; 7) Make appropriate study models on indicated patients; 8) Explain treatment alternatives to patients; 9) Record specific treatment performed on patient chart, as well as other patient information as needed; 10) Expose, process, and mount necessary x-rays; 11) Aid in chairside assisting as necessary; 12) Handle sharpening, sterilizations, and maintenance of all instruments and equipment; and 13) Help to reconfirm and appoint patients.
Escort patients to and from operatories; Clean and disinfect operatories between patient visits; keep operatories well supplied with necessary materials; help to maintain and manage patient recall system; aid with front desk duties if necessary; and participate in all staff meetings.
Educate, motivate, and reinforce all patients in the proper rationale and methods of plaque removal and control. Advise individual patients or groups of patients concerning proper nutritional guidance.
Participates in the education of dental students and dental residents.
Employment in this position provides eligibility to participate in the UNC Optional Retirement Program (ORP) which offers matching employer contributions and employee control of investment choices, along with eligibility to participate in various Voluntary Supplemental Retirement Plans (401k, 403b. 457).  This position is not eligible to participate in the NC Teachers’ and State Employees’ Retirement System (TSERS). Additionally, this position offers multiple voluntary options for Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance as well as various supplemental plans including Critical Illness, Flexible Spending Accounts, Cancer, and Disability.
Minimum Education/Experience Licensed to practice as a Dental Hygienist in the State of North Carolina.
License or Certification required by statute or regulation Licensed to practice as a Dental Hygienist in the State of North Carolina.
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education
License or Certification required by the Department Licensed to practice as a Dental Hygienist in the State of North Carolina.
Special Instructions to Applicant
  • Please ensure your full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, experience and education are listed on your application. Do not write ‘see resume’ on your application when completing the job duties section.
  • If you answer the questions at the end of the application, please ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences to support your answers (see job duties section of previous employment).
  • Failure to answer the questions at the end of the application will not preclude your application from being considered but may result in your application not receiving full consideration of your knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
Job Open Date 08/31/2023
Job Close Date – Positions will be posted until 11:59 p.m. EST on this date; If no closing date is indicated, the position will be posted until filled and may close at any time after the recruitment has been completed.
Open Until Filled Yes
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Alternate option If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.
AA/EOE East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.
Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or ADA[email protected] .
Eligibility for Employment Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. If highest degree earned is from an institution outside of the U.S. and its territories, final candidates are required to have their degree validated as equivalent to the degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S.
Office of Human Resources Contact Information If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to [email protected]. Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.

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