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Dental Assisting Externship Coordinator

Company: American Career College
Location: Ontario
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Job Description:

SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Director, Career Services and with an indirect reporting relationship to the Program Director, is responsible for coordinating, facilitating, and supervising the externship training. This includes student transition from class work to externship to graduate in preparation for placements. Locates, maintains, and acquires new externship sites and contracts; schedules and supervises students externship assignments; advises students and provides classroom instruction in accordance with the program s objectives. Assists students in gaining meaningful employment in jobs applicable to their field of study. Guides students with the job search process, including teaching workshops and critiquing resumes. Provides excellent customer service to current and graduating students in accordance with the mission and purpose of the college. Coordinates and assists graduates with job interviews and obtaining entry-level healthcare career opportunities. KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE: Understands the principles, theories, and concepts of the professional discipline through practical experience. Two or more years of relevant experience general required. Two (2) to three (3) years of experience working with or in extern sites, placing student, and coordinating related documents preferred. Experience with MS Office. LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS: Must hold a valid, active, current license as a Certified or Registered Dental Assistant (CDA or RDA) and have been licensed for a minimum of two (2) years. Must possess a Certificate of Completion of a course in teaching methodology of at least 30 hours or must be obtained within six (6) months. If licensed prior to July 1, 2009 must provide certificates from board-approved course in the application of Pit and Fissure Sealant, Coronal Polishing, Radiation Safety and Infection Control. Current CPR Card. Current CPR Certified Instructor Card preferred. EDUCATION: High School Graduate or equivalent. Must be a graduate from a program accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) in the specialty field or subject area preferred. Must have a minimum of three (3) years of experience in the practice setting or area of expertise for which they are training students. Must demonstrate training in educational methods, testing and evaluation and evidence of strength in instructional methodology, delivery, and techniques as indicated by evaluation by supervisory personnel within 30 days of beginning instruction. ABOUT US
American Career College s commitment to quality education for over 40 years has provided students excellence in hands-on healthcare training at our campuses in Ontario, Los Angeles, and Orange County. American Career College is dedicated to the belief that all students have the right to succeed and reach their full potential. To meet this challenge in postsecondary education, American Career College s mission is to provide adult learners with the skills and technical knowledge needed for initial employment in entry-level positions. With more than 50,000 graduates, you will have the opportunity to contribute to the support of our communities by educating quality healthcare professionals, collaborating with incredible people, and grow in your own profession.Our benefited faculty and associates are offered a comprehensive benefit package including:

  • Health & Wellness
  • Financial & Retirement
  • Family & Parenting
  • Vacation & Time Off
  • Perks & Discount
  • Professional Development American Career College is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we seek candidates who desire to work in and serve an ethnically-diverse population. Campus: ACC Ontario
    Function: Professional

Keywords: American Career College, Ontario , Dental Assisting Externship Coordinator, Healthcare , Ontario, California

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