Dental Assistant Instructor

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Education - Excluding Post Secondary



Description

Nevada Career Institute is part of a stable and growing system of nine campuses in California which is a leader in Medical Career Training since 1966.

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Our everyday mission is to train students in short term programs for gainful employment

POSITION SUMMARY:

Responsible for the development, implementation, management, and teaching of a curriculum that will qualify persons for employment in a dental office setting. The instructor will also provide all classroom/laboratory instruction. The instructor will be responsible for training site acquisition, student placement, and supervision.

JOB DUTIES:

  • Provides related instruction and supervises student training in dental offices
  • Prepares and submits a program budget and is responsible for making requests for materials and supplies not to exceed the amount and type of expenditures set forth in the approved budget
  • At the completion or termination of a student’s training, submits a report of the total number of hours of training the student received and the related skills achieved
  • Assists in student placement activities
  • Accurately and punctually submits to the director all forms and information needed for attendance accounting and grade reporting
  • Establishes an advisory committee to include representations from dental care providers and agencies
  • Holds a minimum of one meeting of this committee during each school year
  • Attends staff meetings and other meetings as shall be required by director
  • Performs other duties related to this position
  • Observes and abides by the administrative policies for credentialed personnel set forth by the College
  • Prepares and submits a course of study including program objectives, student performance objectives and daily lesson plans
  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of dental practices and procedures including practical ethics and confidentiality
  • Basic dental records, charts, and forms; dental terminology; knowledge of instructional methods and techniques which are used in assisting persons to gain the skills needed for entry level positions in dental assisting
  • Knowledge of sources of instructional materials appropriate to such training; specific skills, knowledge, and attitudes needed for achieving employment as a dental assistant
  • Knowledge of employment trends in dental office occupations
  • Ability to follow instructions and work independently without constant supervision
  • Skill to develop program goals and student performance objectives
  • Analyze and evaluate abilities and aptitudes and prescribe instructional techniques and methods to assist persons in reading outlined performance objectives
  • Interpersonal skills to gain the interest, respect, and cooperation of students
  • Problem solving skills to analyze instructional situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action to obtain maximum learning
  • Ability to implement behavior modification techniques into practical situations
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Skill to effectively use and operate audio-visual and other equipment normally used for instructing this occupation.
  • Qualifications

    MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum of three years in the field as a Dental Assistant.
  • Graduated from a Dental Assistant Program from a accredited institution
  • Is currently certified or a Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) or a licensed dentist, and is proficient in handed and/or six-handed dentistry principle
  • Success Education Colleges is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, SEC will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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