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Technical Expert - Oral Health (On-call) (Santa Cruz County) (Multiple Positions)

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Position Details

Position Information

Title Technical Expert - Oral Health (On-call) (Santa Cruz County) (Multiple Positions)
Department Cochise County Office (1522)
Location County Extensions and Farms
Position Summary

The Technical Expert-Oral Health will teach oral hygiene and oral care to adults and children and provide oral health screenings, apply fluoride varnish and apply dental sealants to children. This position will prepare oral hygiene demonstrations and other workshops to encourage improvement of oral hygiene and health practices. This position will also create training programs and materials. There will be travel required throughout the greater-Santa Cruz County area.

This position is headquartered at: 489 N. Arroyo Ave., Nogales, AZ 85621.
A valid driver’s license and access to reliable transportation is required upon employment.

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Duties & Responsibilities
  • Conduct Oral Health screenings to children throughout Santa Cruz County.
  • Apply fluoride varnish and dental sealants to children throughout Santa Cruz County.
  • Educate children on healthy oral health habits for their family.
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Minimum Qualifications
  • Licensed oral health professional including Dentist, Oral Hygienist, Registered Nurse, Physician, Nurse Practitioner, or Physician’s Assistant.
  • A valid driver’s license and access to reliable transportation is required upon employment.
Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications
Preferred Qualifications
  • Use of Dental Technology, specifically fluoride varnish and dental sealants.
  • Ability to work effectively with children.
  • Ability to follow required technical materials.
  • Knowledge of teaching principles, practices, and procedures.
  • Knowledge of community health and social agencies and children’s programs.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish).
Full Time/Part Time On Call
Number of Hours Worked per Week .
Job Category Administrative and Professional
Benefits Eligible No
FLSA Non-Exempt
Posted Rate of Pay $35.00 Per Hour
Type of criminal background check required: Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to title or department)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S20922
Number of Vacancies Multiple
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

Evelyn Whitmer
520-458-8278 ext2178

Open Date 01/04/2016
Review Start Date 01/11/2016
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant
Quick Link for Internal Postings
Diversity Statement

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Can you perform the essential functions (job duties) of this position with or without accommodation?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Arizona Republic
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Jobing.Com
    • LinkedIn
    • Local Job Banks
    • Pima County One-Stop
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by UA Employee
    • Invited by Dept to Apply
    • UA Website
    • Other
  3. * Are you a licensed oral health professional including dentist, oral hygienist, registered nurse, physician, nurse practitioner, or physician’s assistant?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Will you possess a valid driver's license and have access to reliable transportation upon employment?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents