Dental Clinic Coordinator

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Salary $60,440.00 – $77,757.00 Annually Location 3000 NE 4th Street Renton, WA Job Type Classified Job Number 24-P0010 Department Allied Health Opening Date 05/10/2024 Closing Date 5/31/2024 11:59 PM Pacific Position Join us at RTC as a Dental Clinic Coordinator, where you’ll play a key role in preparing students for rewarding careers while embracing cultural diversity and inclusive practices. This full-time, classified and overtime eligible position is part of the Allied Health team and reports to the Dean of Allied Health. The Dental Clinic Coordinator will support multiple faculty with the operation and management of the dental clinic, ensuring the proper, efficient and effective operation of the clinic as a training site for students. The incumbent works with the instructors during student learning/practice activities in the lab, pre-clinical, radiographic and clinical portions of the dental assistant program. The monthly range is $5,037 – $6,408 and salary placement is based on applicable past work experience. New hires may not be placed above step 10 ($6,179). Prof Tech Union employees receive a yearly degree stipend if they have an Associates degree $150, Bachelors $250, or a Masters $350. Other benefits are listed on our benefits page and in the Collective Bargaining Agreement (Download PDF reader). The priority consideration date will be May 31, 2024. Renton Technical College (RTC), is located southeast of Seattle, provides career training, retraining, academic education, basic studies preparation and continuing education courses for those seeking marketable job skills or personal enrichment. RTC was recently identified as one of the Top 10 Community Colleges in the Country, by the Aspen Institute’s College Excellence Program. Designated as a Leader College by Achieving the Dream, Inc., RTC is also proud to be a Military Friendly School, with a goal of serving those who chose to serve. As an Achieving the Dream and an Aspen Institute top 10 finalist in Community College Excellence, RTC is also proud to be a Military Friendly School, serving those who chose to serve. Renton Technical College is committed to increasing its cultural diversity with an emphasis on equity and inclusion among its faculty and staff. The students that we serve come from a variety of backgrounds and are over 60% of color. We strongly encourage members of historically minoritized groups, veterans, and bi- or multi-lingual individuals to apply for this position to help meet the needs of our diverse students and service district. Key Responsibilities / Essential Functions Include Demonstrate multicultural competence (including an awareness and understanding of historically disadvantaged populations) and create an educational and work environment that affirms commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. Provide leadership in working to improve access and successful education outcomes from diverse student populations especially underrepresented and underserved student populations. As a team member of two (2) instructors; performs clinic operations, including patient scheduling, reception office activities and chair side functions. Supervises and directs the students in the proper maintenance and operation of the equipment and the facility. Direct students in the receipt of money from patients, ensuring that all money collected is accounted for and submitted to the business office daily. Assists students in meeting pre-clinical, clinical and lab competencies. Supports student/faculty ratio during lab, pre-clinical and clinical activities. Establishes the abatement budget for the clinic and monitors the revenues and expenditures against the budget. Assists students and instructors in resolving patient complaints and related issues. Participates in recruiting Clinic Dentists and Hygienists as needed. Maintains the lab and clinic supplies and equipment inventory, ordering items as needed. Provides input into the development of the instructional program budget. Manage the Safety Data Sheets (SDS) files for the dental clinic. Assist and help student maintain patient records. Assist and help students and faculty in preparing pre-clinic, clinic and lab procedures. Organize and manage student rotations in clinical procedures. Supervise and facilitate facility clean up, stocking and organizing for two cohorts. Substitute for courses periodically. Perform other related tasks as assigned. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Demonstrated experience or participation with persons from diverse backgrounds such as sexual orientation, racial, ethnic, religious, linguistic, gender, age, socio-economic, physical and learning abilities, and a commitment to an inclusive and equitable working / learning environment. Completion of a nine (9) to twelve (12) month dental assistant training program; preferred to have or be working on a baccalaureate degree. Three (3) or more years of recent successful work experience as a dental assistant. Demonstrated successful dental office management experience. Experience in expanded functions as a registered dental assistant. Experience ordering supplies and maintaining appropriate inventory for school dental clinic. Proficiency with Dentrix and Dexus software is preferred. Ability to maintain confidentiality, think critically and exercise independent judgment required. Proficient experience with Microsoft Office 2010, specifically experience creating & editing documents, spreadsheets and presentations. Previous success learning new computer software programs/platforms required. Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively as part of a team. Successful experience using tact, discretion and courtesy while interacting with all persons. Demonstrated attention to detail required as well as previous experience maintaining accurate records, managing multiple tasks and planning and organizing work in order to meet changing priorities and deadlines. Successful experience with diverse populations of varied ethnicity, ages, backgrounds and abilities and a commitment to a culturally diverse environment. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS, LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS: Dental Assistant National Board (DANB) certification. Current first aid/CPR card is required. Registered Dental Assistant WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is sedentary in nature and is performed in an office environment which is adequately heated and ventilated. Frequent use of computer and exposure to terminal screens in performing work assignments required. Terms of Employment In the interest of providing a healthy, safe and secure educational and work environment, and in order to meet the requirements of federal legislation, it is the policy of Renton Technical College to maintain an alcohol and drug-free workplace for our employees and students. The person hired is required to provide authorization for employment in the United States. All offers of employment are contingent to background checks, including employment and required degree/credential verification. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform successfully in the position. Finalists are required to complete the Sexual Misconduct Disclosure form as required under RCW 288.112.080. Post offer, pre-employment criminal background checks are also required. For questions regarding this position contact Nia Williams ______________________________________________________________________ EEO STATEMENT: Renton Technical College provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color national origin, age, perceived or actual physical or mental disability, pregnancy, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, creed, religion, honorably discharged veterans or military status, or use of a trained guide dog or service animal, as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Sections 504 and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act and ADA Amendment Act, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the Violence Against Women Re-authorization Act and Washington State Law Against Discrimination, Chapter 49.60 RCW and their implementing regulations. Please see policy at The following college official has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Title IX / EEO Coordinator, Vice President of Human Resources 3000 NE 4th Street Renton, WA 98056 (425)235-7873, Jeanne Clery statement: Notice of Availability of Annual Security and Fire Safety Report: In compliance with Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act of 1998, and as a part of the College’s commitment to safety and security on campus, Renton Technical College reports the mandate information about current campus policies concerning safety and security issues, the required statistics, and other related information for the past three (3) calendar years. Renton Technical College’s Annual Safety and Fire Report is available online at: For information on how to access the RTC Daily Crime Log follow this link: We acknowledge that RTC sits uninvited on the ancestral land of the Puget Salish people, including the Duwamish, Suquamish, Snoqualmie, Tulalip, and Muckleshoot Nations. We are grateful to the original inhabitants of this land, upon which we gather and dialogue. We also acknowledge our increasingly virtual world, in which RTCxe2x80x99s work is done across multiple indigenous lands, in some cases, away from Puget Salish territories. We thank the original caretakers of our local lands and waters, who are still here. Beyond acknowledgment, we each have an obligation to learn about and support our local tribes. Find out how on our resources page, which includes scholarships for Indigenous students.

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