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Staff Dentist, Dental Hygiene

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Work type: Adjunct Faculty
Location: Overland Park Main Campus
Categories: Tutors and Lab Aides

Posting Job Title

Faculty, Dental Hygiene



Academic Affairs


Position Type

Adjunct Faculty


Number of openings



Job Summary

The Staff Dentist is a integral member of the Dental Hygiene Program who works in collaboration with the supervising dental hygiene faculty in treating patients scheduled for care in the JCCC dental hygiene on-site clinical facility. This current position is for Tuesdays/Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the spring semester. The Staff Dentist will supervise, mentor and assist students in evaluations for health records, restorative charting, caries risk, occlusion and radiographic surveys. Specifically, the dentist’s role includes:

• Performing an initial and periodic examination on patients presenting for periodontal maintenance
• Providing a dental diagnosis for each patient
• Making referrals for care beyond dental hygiene needs
• Consulting on complex medical histories
• Preparing prescriptions as needed
• Reviewing radiographs with students and discussing the patient’s caries risk assessment and dental needs
• Grading radiographs as indicated
• Utilization of an Electronic Record and Digital Imaging Systems
• Learning and following all JCCC clinical policies and procedures and the operation of the Eagle-Soft Management System


Required Qualifications

DDS license
Kansas dental license
Ability to mentor students with constructive feedback
Minimum of two years clinical practice experience


Preferred Qualifications

Previous teaching experience
Clinical teaching experience


Required application documents

Resume, cover letter, unofficial transcripts


Hours per Week



Work Hours/Days

One position is for Wednesdays, 8 a.m-5 p.m., and one is for Thursdays 8 a.m.-5 p.m.


Salary Grade Level




Competitive rate of pay



Overland Park Main Campus



Every employee of the college is expected to treat all members of the college community with dignity and respect demonstrating professional, courteous and respectful behavior and engage in constructive conflict resolution, when needed.

In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

Johnson County Community College welcomes the application of any qualified candidate and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other factors which cannot be lawfully considered, to the extent specified by applicable federal and state laws.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email

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