Specialist I, Dental Hygiene (Jordan Campus) (Work Study)

Position Information

Position Information

Position Title Specialist I, Dental Hygiene (Jordan Campus) (Work Study)
Open Internally or Externally External
If faculty, tenure track status Not Applicable
Reports to (title) Specialist 3, Dental Clinic
Department Dental Hygiene (School of Health Sciences)-2H3
Requisition Number W17052
Position Type One Year Temporary
Job Category Work Study - Variable
FT/PT Part-time
Initial Work Location Jordan Campus
Starting Salary $10.86 - $11.93
Job Open Date 08/22/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Priority Review Date
Job Summary

Under general supervision will perform receptionist duties for the front desk; answer phones, take messages, assist patients and students with paperwork and digital records, confirm and schedule appointments, direct calls from incoming clinic lines and take messages, update, file and scan patient and clinic records, resolve when appropriate patient or student related problems, assisting hygiene students and staff in daily clinic needs.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties

This job will offer students the opportunity to demonstrate and/or acquire the six OCSE competencies: Knowledge acquisition through learning our phone and computer systems and determining the most efficient ways to direct patients both in and outside the clinic; Problem solving through dealing with high and often unexpected patient flow and identifying possible issues; Communication by learning and demonstrating oral, written and listening skills in assisting students and patients in understanding one another and the services provided in the clinic; Collaboration through working with the dental hygiene department, outside staff and students in patient care and quality student education; Attendance and punctuality will be monitored and is of high importance in a clinic with set appointment times, employee will be given feedback as needed; Professional and attention to details.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties Continued

Requesting two work study individuals who can work on alternate days and hours, by providing adequate coverage to the department, while working around their demanding college schedules.
Times: Between 7:30 am to 4:30 pm
(Individual schedules will be set with clinic manager).

Preferred Qualifications

Bilingual English/Spanish

Minimum Qualifications

Must be Work-Study approved.
Knowledge of Microsoft Word; typing 25 wpm; able to learn database software; works well with a diverse population; some experience with customer service.
Basic office procedures; good written and oral communication skills.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of diverse people, ability, culture, ethnic background, to maintain good working relationships across the College. Ability to work with all groups in a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic background of community college students, faculty and staff, including those with disabilities and special needs.

Non-Essential Responsibilities and Duties
Special Instructions

Work-study is awarded to SLCC students through the Federal College Work-Study program, which requires establishing financial need through the FAFSA application from the Financial Aid Office. If you do not have work-study awarded to you, you will not be eligible for work under work-study positions.

Salt Lake Community College may complete a criminal background check on the finalist.

FLSA Non-Exempt

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you first learn about this position?
    • Newspaper
    • Ethnic Media
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Professional Organization
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • SLCC Website
    • Referral Agency
    • Workforce Services
    • College Placement Center
    • Friend
    • Employee
    • SLCC Email
    • SLCC HR Office
    • Other (please specify below)
  2. If other referral source, please specify:

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have a Work-Study award from SLCC's Financial Aid Office?
    • Yes
    • No
    • I don't know what work-study is

Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume / Curr. Vitae
  3. Letters of Reference
  4. Other Doc