Dental Hygiene Lab Assistant
Vaccination and Testing Mandate
See Illinois Governor J.B Pritzker’s mandate regarding vaccination/testing requirements for Higher Education and Harper’s implementation.
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Work type: Part time
Location: Harper College Main Campus (Palatine)
Categories: Professional/ Technical
Salary: $21.02 - $26.06
Department: Health Careers
Schedule will vary Schedule Information:
Hours will vary for a total of 24 hours per week Hours per Week:
Prorated Sick & Vacation; Holiday Pay; and 2 Harper Tuition Waivers per Benefits:
Primarily indoors in a clinic or laboratory setting. Requires moving around the lab and organizing light supplies. Occasional lifting of up to 50lbs. Work Conditions:
Assists with operations of the dental hygiene clinic. Duties of Position:
Participates in opening or closing of dental hygiene clinic.
Uses autoclave equipment to sterilize instruments.
Stores sterilized instruments, cleans, and replenishes ultrasonic baths.
Completes regular maintenance of sterilizers.
Implements infection control practices, environmental sanitation, waste management and procedures.
Dispenses departmental instruments, small equipment and supplies to students and faculty as needed.
Monitors the check-out and return of borrowed department instruments and small equipment.
Maintains on-going inventory of supplies, instruments, small equipment, forms, and patient recruitment materials. Adheres to equipment maintenance schedules.
Communicates with program coordinator regarding purchasing, inventory needs,
Stocks supplies in mobile carts, sterilization room and other auxiliary areas.
Organizes x-ray holders, sealant, and dental materials bins.
In collaboration with the program coordinator, schedules maintenance and repair of clinical equipment as indicated.
Assists student and faculty as needed.
Performs other duties as assigned.
High school graduate or equivalent, with basic computer skills training. Some college desirable. Educational Requirements:
Experience in a health-related facility including familiarity with infection control procedures. Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel) a plus. Experience Requirements:
Application Review Date: Applications are accepted until the position is filled though priority will be given to applications received on or before Feb. 1, 2022
Requir ed Documents: ***A resume and cover letter are required to complete the application process***
* Official transcripts required upon hire * Employment is contingent upon Criminal Background Check. * Employment sponsorship is not available.
Harper College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to create an inclusive learning and working environment where individual differences and identities are respected, valued and embraced. We encourage women, people from historically underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply.
Advertised: Central Standard Time January 07, 2022
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