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30 Jan 2024

Full-Time Dental Programs Floor Coordinator, Clinic Operations

Lake Washington Institute of Technology – Posted by LWTechHR Kirkland, Washington, United States

Job Description

Dental Programs Floor Coordinator, Clinic Operations

Lake Washington Institute of Technology

Salary: $4,655.00 Monthly

Job Type: Full-Time Permanent

Job Number: 23A011

Location: Kirkland, WA


Closing: Continuous


Located just outside of Seattle, WA, Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech) was founded in 1949, and is the only public institute of technology in Washington State, that provides students with the latest cutting edge skills relevant to today’s workplace. LWTech offers ten applied bachelor’s degrees, more than 40 associate degrees and 93 professional certificates, in 43 areas of study, including STEM-focused programs in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. LWTech serves the Eastside and is located within the city of Kirkland, which is situated on the eastern shore of Lake Washington. Kirkland is home to companies such as GoDaddy, Google, Astronics and EvergreenHealth, and the college is within minutes from Microsoft and Nintendo.https://www.lwtech.edu/about/our-story/mission/LWTech is committed to increasing its cultural diversity with an emphasis on equity and inclusion among its staff and faculty. We serve a student population of 6,500 that come from a variety of backgrounds. We strongly value diversity and are working to improve access and successful educational outcomes for all students. We are actively seeking applicants that will help to balance our employee workforce to align with our students and community. Questions regarding the College’s commitment to diversity and our campus culture may be directed to Human Resources. For more information on our Equity, Diversity, Inclusion Council, please click on the https://www.lwtech.edu/about/diversity/edi-council/.

Scope of Responsibility

The coordinator of clinic operations is responsible for the operations of the dental clinic floor and supports the faculty, dental students, and program needs to ensure quality patient care and maintenance of a safe, orderly and secure environment. Monitors and maintains all equipment, supplies, inventory, sterilization center, and provides chair side assistance to dentists as needed. This is an exempt position reporting to the program Associate Dean


• Coordinate the operations of the dental clinic consistent with the needs of the instructional program.

• Ensure proper utilization of equipment and supplies, implementation of approved procedures, and maintain inventory, order supplies, and equipment repair, perform chair-side assistance when needed.

• Maintain safety and infection control records and provide instructional assistance to faculty and students

• Coordinate the clinic to ensure clinic operations comply with all proper safety and infection control standards; maintain currency on WISHA and CDC standards for blood-borne pathogens, and SDS controls for safe handling and disposing of all materials and supplies used in clinic /laboratory .

• Ensure clinic equipment is operational and regularly maintained ; perform minor repairs on equipment; arrange for repairs.

• Coordinate the procurement of all supplies, equipment , and services and quality products at minimum cost and assures that procurement laws, rules, and regulations are observed ; re search and recommend product s, vendors, and cooperative purchasing arrangements as appropriate .

• Coordinate and maintain an up-to-date inventory of clinical/ dispensary /lab supplies and equipment; maintain an orderly and secure clinical /lab /dispensary. Maintain supply inventory using spreadsheets like excel, smartsheets etc. Real time tracking of inventory through using excel/smartsheets.

• Provide, demonstrate, and ensure proper sterilization of dental equipment and usage of other dental equipment.

• Dispense clinical /lab equipment to students , demonstrate procedures for correct use and ensure return and proper maintenance ; implement procedures and standards of performance to ensure a safe and well-run clinic.

• Assist in supervising and evaluating, laboratory and clini cal experiences .

• Perform dental assisting and set up duties when needed.

• Advise and inform college staff on clinic operations; identify potential problem areas and make appropriate recommendations ; prepare and supervise the preparation of reports for internal and external sources.

• Represent the college at professional and community organizations; participate in college system professional conferences and in-service activities.

• Provide assistance during WREB examinations

• Assist the associate dean and other college administrators as necessary; assume and effectively discharge other duties as assigned.


• High school graduate or equivalent

• RDA with minimum two-year dental chair side experience in expanded functions dental assisting procedures

• Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) strongly preferred

• Clinic experience in a large clinic environment preferred

• Proficient in basic office equipment skills and Microsoft Office 365


Compensation & Work Schedule

Monthly salary is $4,655. This is a full-time, 40 hours per week position. Hours are generally 7:30am – 4:30pm with flexibility based on the quarter. BenefitsMedical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability and other insurance benefits are provided as currently administered under Public Employees Benefits Board, State Retirement Plan and a Deferred Compensation Plan; sick leave accrues at 1 day effective upon employment and vacation accrues at 25 days per year. We also offer 13 paid holidays and 4 paid personal days effective upon employment. Full time, exempt employees have access to bereavement leave, employee assistance program, free tuition, reduced childcare costs at our Early Learning Center, reduced Bus Fare, professional development opportunities and more! For further details on the benefits offered at LWTech, please visit: https://www.lwtech.edu/about/human-resources/benefits/ Required Online Application Materials

• Online application

• Current resume

• Cover letter

• Responses to the supplemental questions included in the online application process

To be considered for a position you MUST submit a complete online application form, resume, cover letter, responses to the supplemental questions included in the online application process.

Conditions of Employment

• Official transcripts/certifications will be required upon employment

• Other conditions that may apply will be detailed upon the offer of employment

• Job offers are contingent upon successful completion of background/reference checksPhysical RequirementsAbility to perform range of physical motions; lifting and carrying; standing, walking, sitting for long periods of time, kneeling, squatting, and stooping; and traversing up and down stairs.

Disability Accommodation

LWTech follows the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and provides the following information as a guideline for applicants:

• Ability to operate office equipment

• Ability to read and verify data and prepare various materials

• Ability to exchange information on the phone or in person

Eligibility to Work

If you are hired, you will need proof of identity, and documentation of U.S. citizenship or legal authorization to work

EEO Statement

Lake Washington Institute of Technology is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Lake Washington Institute of Technology does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, creed, disabled veteran status, marital status or Vietnam-era veteran status in is programs and activities. Questions regarding the College’s Affirmative Action Policy may be directed to the Meena Park, Vice President of Human Resources, Affirmative Action Office/Title IX Coordinator, (425) 739-8212.

Jeanne Clery Statement:Notice of Availability of Annual Security and Fire Safety Report: In compliance with the 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, Lake Washington Institute of Technology(LWTech) reports the mandated information about current campus policies concerning safety and security issues, the required statistics, and other related information for the past three (3) calendar years. LWTech’s Annual Safety Report (ASR) is available online at https://www.lwtech.edu/about/campus-safety/.

To obtain a paper copy of the report, please visit the LWTech Safety Department located in the East Building at 11605 132nd Avenue NE Kirkland, WA 98034.

Sexual Misconduct

Pursuant to RCW 28B.112.080, applicants must declare whether they are the subject of any substantiated findings of sexual misconduct in any current or former employment or is currently being investigated for, or have left a position during an investigation into, a violation of any sexual misconduct policy at the applicant’s current or past employers. By law, post-secondary education institutions cannot hire an applicant who does not complete this form. CORRECTIONS OR EXTENDED NOTICES

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