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Dental Hygienist - Journey - Spruce Pine

East Carolina University
Job Location:
Greenville, 27858
Health and Medical Services

Job Duties:

This position is located in the Community Service Learning Center in Spruce Pine, NC.

This position supports the clinical activities, as well as nurse training and support for CSLCs. This position is the consultant for all SOPs and regulations that pertain to infection control, medical emergencies and quality assurance that deals with clinical care. While many different dental procedures may be performed, the majority of procedures the nurse will support are surgical in nature: oral surgery including extractions of erupted and impacted teeth, periodontal surgery,
implant surgery, the use of a microscope of complex endodontic procedures, and intravenous conscious sedation. This position will ensure patient safety by monitoring pre-operative, intra-operative, and post-operative sedation and non-sedation patients, and will ensure the clinic is adequately supplied with emergency medical equipment, supplies and emergency and routine medications. This position will manage and track sedation and controlled substances. This position will also be responsible for assisting in the proper documentation of care and for providing information for quality assurance audits and other reports and in the maintenance and tracking of surgical instruments and equipment. At times, this position may be required to assist clinicians, provide ancillary support during procedures, work with clinicians in a proactive fashion to ensure complete preparation for scheduled procedures, and other tasks necessary to ensure safe and productive clinic operations.


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.

Special Instructions To Application:

  • 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.

Minimum Education/Experience:

Licensed to practice as a Dental Hygienist in the State of North Carolina.

Full time or Part time: Part Time

Position Location (city): Spruce Pine

Position Number: 002102

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.

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