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Dental Assistant Job in Tacoma, WA (206983)

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Job Details
Job Id/Status: 206983 / EXPIRED
Job Posted/Updated:03/15/2018
Position:Dental Assistant
Specialty:General
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:None Specified
Location: Tacoma, WA 98405
 
Description
JOB TITLE: Dental Assistant Instructor Vandelay Education is seeking dynamic dental assistants with the passion, experience, and drive to train the next generation. Positions are PART-TIME with classes held on SATURDAYS from 7:30AM to 6PM. ***PLEASE NOTE: This position is at a brand new campus located in Tacoma, WA. The campus is expected to open in late summer of xxxx. MINIMUM STATE REQUIREMENTS: A high school diploma or GED 2+ YEARS (including months) of recent, chair-side experience Current experience in GENERAL DENTISTRY skills and procedures An industry-recognized dental certification (CDA, EDDA, etc.) OUR PROGRAM: Our intense, 12-week program is designed to provide accessible, hands-on education to students from all walks of life. Classes take place directly in a dental office rather than in a traditional classroom -- allowing students to learn in the very same environment they will eventually work in. You can learn more about Vandelay Education here: www.vandelayeducation.com. JOB SUMMARY: Instructors will use their chair-side experience and training to teach our students the skills they need to succeed as entry-level dental assistants. PRIMARY DUTIES: Prepare for each class by reviewing the curriculum, lab stations, and Powerpoint presentations provided. Deliver Powerpoint-based lectures, supplementing with real-life work experience as needed. Demonstrate dental skills/procedures and assist students as they practice them hands-on in the lab. Evaluate individual/group performance and make any necessary adjustments to meet student learning needs. Monitor student attendance and coordinate with our Administrative Office when absences occur. Maintain student grades and submit them to our Administrative Office as required. Enforce classroom management (i.e. students are expected to be respectful, professional, and well-behaved; office work spaces and common areas are expected to be kept clean) and ensure that safety precautions are adhered to. SALARY: Competitive and based on experience MUST-HAVES: Knowledge of the subjects covered in our curriculum, as well as the ability to convey them via lecture and hands-on demonstration. Strong communication skills. Basic computer skills such as emailing, printing, scanning, Microsoft Office proficiency, troubleshooting, connecting to WiFi, etc. A passion for helping others achieve their personal goals. Prior teaching experience, knowledge of Dentrix, and IPAD APPS are a PLUS! If you’re interested, please apply today! SERIOUS AND QUALIFIED CANDIDATES ONLY.