Dental Hygiene Facilities Coordinator

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Work type: Staff
Location: Big Rapids, MI 49307
Categories: Administrative

Position Title: Dental Hygiene Facilities Coordinator  
Location: Big Rapids (Main Campus)  

32406 - Dental Hygiene

Advertised Salary: $42,000 - $53,000 plus comprehensive benefit package (health care, vacation, etc.)  
FLSA: Non-Exempt  
Temporary/Continuing:  Continuing  
Part-Time/Full-Time: Full-Time  
Union Group: N/A  
Term of Position: 10 Month  
At Will/Just Cause: Just Cause  
Summary of Position: Coordinate the operational functions of all program, clinic, and laboratory facilities. Maintain adequate clinic and laboratory supplies and functional equipment. Oversee operations of the sterilization room and of assigned student employees. The anticipated start date for this position is August 2023. However, this is an estimated date and can be revised if needed.  
Position Type: Staff  
Required Education: High School Diploma or GED

Required Work Experience: Two years full-time work experience in a dental or healthcare setting.  
Required Licenses and Certifications:    
Physical Demands:
  • Office environment
  • Bending
  • Carrying
  • Moving
  • Reaching
  • Sitting
  • Twisting
  • Lifting
  • Repetitive Movement
  • Standing
Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered: Associates Degree in health-related field
Experience in managing sterilization duties and/or infection control practices, inventory and ordering experience.
Work experience in a dental or healthcare setting.
Essential Duties/Responsibilities: Purchase dental supplies and lab materials for community dentistry classes and dental radiology
Order and manage inventory of clinic supplies and student supplies
Direct and supervise the preventative maintenance of sterilization equipment and disposal of sharp containers and other medical waste
Monitor weekly autoclaves (spore tests) and the inventory and exchange of radiation monitoring badges
Exchange broken or defective hand equipment from student hygiene kits
Receive Gifts in Kind and maintain appropriate records
Hire, supervise, direct, instruct student employees, assuring that proper procedures are followed
Serve as support person for CDCA exams
Keep records, maintain logs, perform a variety of office related duties
Performs all duties in compliance with applicable University policies and procedures and state and federal requirements
Reports directly to the Clinic Operations Supervisor
Responsible for discharge duties in accordance with the established policies and procedures of Ferris State University and the College of Allied Health Sciences as well as provisions of the relevant collective bargaining agreements
Responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of designated information
Any other duties assigned within the position classification area
Demonstrates an understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion, especially in working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and community members
Marginal Duties/Responsibilities: Perform routine functions normally accomplished by other staff in their absence

Skills and Abilities: Ability to plan, organize, and make sound independent judgments and decisions
Assist others effectively in practices and procedures in dental hygiene
Be knowledgeable in and be able to operate autoclave and related dental hygiene equipment
Demonstrate and operate a microcomputer using various software applications, word-processing, spreadsheets, etc.
Excellent interpersonal skills
Knowledge of OSHA/MIOSHA regulations
Knowledge of sterile technique and infection control
Demonstrated commitment, experience and understanding for diversity, equity, and inclusion
Required Documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
Optional Documents:    
Special Instructions to Applicants:    
Initial Application Review Date:
March 20th, 2023  
Open Until Position is Filled?: True  
Posting Close Date:
EEO Statement: Ferris State University, an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, is committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity within its community. Ferris offers employment opportunities to qualified candidates seeking careers in a student-focused environment that values opportunity, collaboration, diversity and educational excellence.  Learn more about the Ferris Mission and community at The University actively seeks applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups. For more information on the University’s Policy on Non-Discrimination, visit: Ferris Non-Discrimination Statement.  

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