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Adjunct Instructor for Dental Hygiene - Clinic Dentist

at Community College of Denver

Posted: 8/27/2019
Job Reference #: 742
Keywords: dental

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Community College of Denver is seeking individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and work environment. CCD values the ability to work effectively with students, families, faculty, instructors and staff of diverse backgrounds.

Title: Adjunct Instructor for Dental Hygiene – Clinic Dentist


Provide instruction and supervision to First and Second Year Dental Hygiene students and perform dental examinations for patients of the CCD Dental Hygiene Clinic.


In addition to instruction and supervision of CCD Dental Hygiene students, this position will respond to medical/dental emergencies, review medical consultations prior to dental/dental hygiene treatment, prescribe dental radiographs per ALARA guidelines, perform dental examinations, diagnose dental disease, and make referrals for dental care that is not provided at the CCD Dental Hygiene or Dental restorative clinic.

This position will also interpret and diagnose all radiographs taken on clinic patients, provide radiographic interpretation with student interaction, provide direct and indirect supervision according to the State of Colorado for the administration of local anesthesia by dental hygiene faculty and students, provide direct supervision according to the State of Colorado for the administration of nitrous oxide sedation by dental hygiene faculty and student hygienists, and place temporary restorations in the event of a permanent restoration (crown, etc.) becoming dislodged.



DDS or DMD from a dental school accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation.


Five (5) years of full-time or ten (10) years of part-time clinical dental experience.


  • Must have a current and unrestricted Dental license in the State of Colorado.
  • Must have or be eligible to obtain a National Provider Identifier (NPI).
  • Must have a current CTE credential or the ability to obtain one. For information on how to obtain a CTE credential, please visit this site:


  • Ability to serve as a site doctor for regional clinical board examinations.
  • Experience with dental charting software.
  • Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel.



  • Clinical and/or didactic teaching experience.


Interested applicants must submit a complete application packet at which includes:

  1. Electronic Application, Click ‘New Resume’ at the bottom of this page
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Resume
  4. References - Names, phone numbers, addresses, & email addresses of three professional references
  5. Copies of transcripts, unofficial preferred
  6. Copies of appropriate credentials, if applicable

**All included attachments should be saved with the following nomenclature: Last name, First name Document; for example Doe, John Resume; Doe, Jane Transcripts

***Your resume should clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications. Those applicants that do not meet the minimum qualifications will not be considered. Part-time experience is ½ the equivalent of full-time experience. Example: Four (4) years applicable part-time experience equals 2 years full-time equivalency.

You will only be able to upload five (5) documents. Please send any document for your application that is over the allotted amount to You will not be able to save your application and resume at another time. The system will time out after 45 minutes.

CCD is a Learning College where policies, programs and practices support learning as the major priority. The Community College of Denver is an Equal Employment Opportunity Educational Employer.

Background checks will be conducted on all finalists for employment consideration.

CCD recognizes that administration, faculty, instructors, and staff reflect the diversity of its students and community and prohibits employment and student discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

For information regarding Community College of Denver Security, including crime statistics for the campus and surrounding area, please see the CCD Campus Security website under “student’s right to know”: For a hard copy report please contact 303-352-3042.

Job Location
Denver, Colorado, United States
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