Instructor Pool – Dentists

Lane Community College

AA/EEO Statement:

Lane Community College is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity / Veteran / Disabled Employer embracing equity, inclusion and accessibility. We encourage a safe and hospitable environment for historically marginalized populations including women, BIPOC, Latinx, LGBTQ+ individuals, veterans, and candidates and employees living with disabilities.

Veterans Statement

Lane Community College actively recruits veterans and those with disabilities for all positions. For accommodations and questions call 541-463-5586.

  • Veterans, please e-mail your documentation (DD214/DD215/letter of disability) to Human Resources; Jill Deneault [email protected]; fax 541-463-3196.
  • Lane Community College ensures that all veteran documentation submitted to HR will remain confidential.

Posting Number: 230056 Job Title: Instructor Pool – Dentists Applicant Notification:

Position Information

Our Dental Clinic is seeking to hire a part-time Dentists.

  • This is a non-faculty assignment.
  • Staff may work up to 40 hours a week indefinitely.

What does the clinic do differently?

  • The goal of the Lane Dental Clinic is to provide the public with patient-centered, comprehensive, preventive, and therapeutic dental care, while at the same time providing effective, practical, educational experiences for dental assisting students.
  • Encourage the love of learning and service.
  • Lane’s Clinic specializes in treating patients without recent access to dental care.
  • Clinic staff provide teeth cleaning and restorative services with affordable prices to community members, students and those in need with dental expertise, compassion and kindness.

The selected candidate will:

  • Have a passion for serving others in their work and willingly mentor and develop Lane students to gain employment.
  • Contribute to a positive atmosphere of individual caring, dedication and service in a fast-paced clinic.
  • Work with experienced Dentists who have committed to serving the community and training Lane students.

Search Information

  • The first review date of this applicant pool posting will be based on term needs.
  • Subsequent review dates will be based upon department needs. Lane Community College reserves the right to modify this information.
  • Your application will remain in the pool until a decision is made on your candidacy. In order to remain in the pool, year to year, you must reapply after July 1 each year.

Application Information

  • Provide all documents as requested.
  • A resume may not take the place of any section of the application.
  • Unofficial Transcripts and Certifications are required for this position at the time of application. See instructions below.

Location: Dental Clinic Classification: Non-Credit Extra Duty Position Type: Non-Credit / Extra Duty Anticipated Start Date: Upon hire Salary/Wage: Hourly Salary/Wage Range: Wage: $90.00 per hour Salary/Compensation Statement:

There are no health benefits available for these positions.

Grant Statement: Working Schedule:

Up to 40 hour shift available:

  • Perform opening and closing daily clinic procedures.
  • The clinic coordinator will work with you on hours and months scheduled based on your agreed upon commitment.
  • Monday-Friday clinic 7:30-5:30
  • Possible evening clinics and Saturday clinics
  • 12 CE per year for preceptoring students

FLSA: Non-Exempt Position Status: Temporary Full/Part: Part-Time Annual Schedule: 171 Day (Academic Year) Annual Schedule Details: Quicklink for Posting: Posting Date: 08/17/2023 Closing Date: 06/30/2024 Applicant Pool: Academic Year Open Until Filled: No Required Education:

The education required to be an Oregon Board-Certified Dentist.

Required Experience:

The experience required to be an Oregon Board-Certified Dentist.

Licensure or Certification Requirements

  • Drug Enforcement Agency License for scheduled medications (DEA)
  • Basic Life Support Certificate (BLS)

Conditions of Employment:

  • Successful applicants are required to complete a criminal background check. Infractions do not necessarily disqualify a candidate, and will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. See our FAQs for more detail.
  • Must work and reside in the state of Oregon at the time their work is being performed.
  • Dentists must carry their own malpractice liability insurance.

Preferred Education Preferred Experience

Community Dentistry

Language Statement

We welcome multilingual applicants who can support and welcome all students.

Bilingual/Multicultural Statement:

Inclusiveness, diversity, and equity are integral to Lane’s commitment to excellence in education and our commitment to student and community engagement. We welcome applicants who bring a diversity of identity, culture, experience, perspective, multilingual skills, and thought. We encourage applications from candidates that identify with groups that are historically underrepresented in higher education.

Equivalency Statement:

We want to find the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We encourage you to apply, even if you do not believe you meet every one of the qualifications described. You are also encouraged to address how your professional and lived experience, scholarship, teaching, mentorship, and/or service will contribute to the Lane mission of transforming lives through learning.

Position Purpose:

To provide dental services and training to students and community members in a training clinic.

Essential Functions:

  • Promote a positive working environment that is team oriented and works in a busy, fully-functioning teaching dental clinic, while also providing a safe, positive environment for patients.
  • Provide comprehensive public health-oriented dental services to eligible persons to include: diagnostic, consultation/referral.
  • Provide emergency services to include extractions, incisive and drain infections, prescribes medications as needed, treatment of oral trauma.
  • Initiate preventive clinical services: prophylaxis of teeth, periodontal scaling procedures, sealants, oral hygiene education, radiographs, and topical fluoride applications.
  • Provide restorative clinical services: amalgams, composites, crowns, prosthetics to include fixed, endodontics, prosthetic, periodontic, oral surgery services diagnosis of dental and oral disease.
  • Willingness to provide all general clinic services such as exams, determination of service as appropriate, oral hygiene instruction to include use of fluoride and periodontal assessment with emphasis on individualized home care instruction and other required dental duties.
  • Participate in specialty clinics collaboratively with other members in planning for dental patients’ health needs and complaints.
  • Assist and work with the Dental Director in maintaining strong communication relative to overall operation of the dental clinic.
  • Refer to specialists for treatment that cannot be provided within the clinic.
  • Proven reliability, trustworthiness, flexibility, and high ethical standards.
  • Familiarity with automated practice management and electronic dental record systems (Eaglesoft).
  • Problem solve and manage sensitive information with appropriate awareness of FERPA standards; maintain confidentiality and sensitivity to the privacy needs of students.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervision Statement:

This position is supervised by The Dean of Health Professions.

Clinic work will be led by Primary Dental Assistants and Certified Clinic Dentists.

The Clinic Coordinator leads the work of the clinic, sets schedules, oversees daily operations, workflow, establishes procedures, gives input for clinic functions and develops organizational procedures.

Physical Demands/Working Environment:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Sitting / Mobility: Approximately 25% of time is spent working at a desk. Balance of time (approximately 75%) is spent moving around work area chairside dental care. OSHA Classification I: Normal work routine involves potential for mucous membrane or skin contact with blood and/or body fluids; use of appropriate protective means. Work safely.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of & Skill in:

  • Principles, standard practice methods, and techniques of dentistry.
  • The diagnosis and treatment of dental and oral diseases.
  • Effective public health dental care methods for treating patient populations.
  • Promote teamwork and cooperative effort among employees.
  • Maintaining safe practices.
  • Abide by the Division Policies and Procedures.
  • Documenting accurately Treatment Consent Forms, Patient Route Slips, and Referral paperwork.
  • Document comprehensively in digital chart notes.
  • Follow HIPAA guidelines for written and verbal information.
  • Follow computer security regulations.

Ability to:

  • Support and work collaboratively with clinicians and administrators to oversee clinical performance measures and business plan.
  • Provide consultation to dentist team, dental assistants and hygienists and dental program students.
  • Provide in-services training to staff and students.
  • Treat all patients and staff with respect, empathy, and compassion.
  • Document treatment.
  • Advise, motivate, encourage, explain options, and guide students in the learning process.
  • Plan, implement, and evaluate professional-technical courses.
  • Maintain a classroom atmosphere conducive to student learning.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relations with faculty, students, and staff.
  • Communicate effectively.
  • Demonstrate organizational abilities.
  • Understanding of time management
  • Well-rounded leadership skills.
  • Strong communication abilities.
  • Computer skills, including word processing.
  • Analyze and problems solve.
  • Write clearly and present information in concise summary reports.
  • Prioritize and set long and short-term goals.
  • Understand the role of the community college and the diversity of the community college student body.
  • Understand and carry out Lane Community College’s commitment to student success, lifelong learning, and the needs of students, staff and the public.
  • Understand and carry out Lane Community College’s mission and strategic agendas including college learning outcomes, cultural competency, and diversity.

Applicant Instructions:

Applicant Instructions

  • Incomplete applications will not be considered. All fields in the application must be completed, including employment dates, work hours, and detailed job duties.
  • The CV/Resume may not take the place of any one section in the application.

To be considered a candidate for this position, all of the following must be included in the application package:

Required Documents

  1. Online Application – Complete and submit online via the applicant portal.
  2. Resume/CV – Comprehensive of experience, education, and accomplishments due at time of hire.
  3. Certifications – Copies of BLS, DEA, Oregon License due at time of hire.
  4. Two (2) Professional References are due for OHSU Preceptorship.

If applicable: DD214 – Veterans, please fax, email, mail or deliver your documentation (DD214/DD215/letter of disability) to Human Resources; Jill Deneault [email protected]; fax 541-463-3970.


  1. For assistance with the online application call Human Resources at 541-463-5586
  2. For position questions contact Melanie Davis, [email protected], 541-463-5717

How to monitor your application

  1. Enter [email protected] into your Safe Senders list. Notifications will be sent toward the end of the search process.
  2. Visit your Employment Opportunities account. The main page will show your status in the search.

Posting closes at 9pm on closing date.

Transcript Instructions:

Certifications will be requested at hire.

College and Division Information:

College Information

The goal of Lane Community College is to help students achieve their dreams and transform lives through learning. The faculty and staff are dedicated to helping students succeed. Lane partners with businesses in the community to help shape the current and future workforce.

Lane is a learning-centered community college that provides affordable, quality, lifelong educational opportunities.


Lane was founded in 1964 by a vote of local citizens, and the main campus opened in 1968. The college was a successor to the Eugene Technical-Vocational School that was founded in 1938. Lane has received many awards and accolades for its innovative programs and high quality instruction. The college is a member of the League for Innovation in the Community College.

One of the advantages of working Lane is living in the area. Lane’s main campus is in Eugene, a city known for its quality of life and for being the home of the University of Oregon. Eugene is home to more than 153,000 people and neighboring Springfield has more than 57,000 residents comprise the second largest population center in the state. Eugene and Springfield are nestled in the Willamette Valley between the Pacific Ocean and the Cascade Mountains. Some peaks in the Cascade Range can be seen from main campus. The area’s scenic mountains, forests, rivers, lakes, and coastline offer many opportunities for outdoor adventures or for just sitting back and enjoying the view. See what’s new at Eugene, Cascades & Oregon Coast (link is external).

Union Association: Non-Credit / Extra Duty

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