Job Description - Coordinator, Dental Hygiene Clinic
Description View created on 11/26/2014

Coordinator, Dental Hygiene Clinic

FLSA Status: Exempt
Pay Grade: 17
Job Title ID: 202006
Job Series/Job Family: Workforce Education & Business Development Series / Exec Dean Health Sciences Family

Reports To

Department Chair, Dental Hygiene

Job Purpose

To coordinate services and activities of the on-site ambulatory care dental hygiene clinic.

Description of Duties and Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Coordinates the day-to-day activities and services of assigned lab and clinical areas including support scheduling, clinic set up, and management of lab and clinic equipment and supplies. 
  2. Provides assistance to instructors and/or students in the clinical setting; trains faculty, staff and students on the use of clinic, lab and sterilization equipment. 
  3. Ensures that the materials lab, support areas and clinic are clean, safe, and organized; promotes safe clinical practices. 
  4. Coordinates the ordering and re-supply of lab and clinic expendables, clinic prescription products and medical glasses. 
  5. Repairs or coordinates the repair, servicing and replacement of lab and clinic equipment as required. 
  6. Maintains and coordinates an accurate inventory of departmental technology, clinic and lab equipment, and chemicals. 
  7. Assures regulatory compliance to meet local, state and nationals requirements; provides and tracks required compliance training to students, faculty and staff. 
  8. Serves as the key administrator of the patient management database (EagleSoft software) to include coordination of software upgrades, serving as the liaison with the software vendor, and providing associated training to students, faculty and staff. 
  9. Researches, evaluates and recommends new lab materials, clinic equipment and instructional technologies. 
  10. Acts as the liaison between lab personnel, clinical faculty, the Department Chair, the Health Professions Institute, and the Department of Environmental Health & Safety. 
  11. Responds to inquiries inside and outside Austin Community College regarding the Dental Hygiene Clinic. 
  12. May tutor or supervise students and/or coordinate the work of other personnel. 
  13. May work in other Health Sciences Departments when patient care is not occurring. 

Knowledge

Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Required

Skills

Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Required

Computer Skills

Required

Physical Requirements

Work Experience

Required

Preferred

Education

Required

Licenses/Certifications

Required

Other

Required

Safety