The School of Dentistry shares the mission of the Oregon Health & Science University to provide educational programs, basic and clinical research, and high quality care and community programs. We strive to foster an environment of mutual respect where the free exchange of ideas can flourish. The dental school prepares graduates in general dentistry and the dental specialties to deliver compassionate and ethical oro-facial health care.
Read more about the School of Dentistry: http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/education/schools/school-of-dentistry
The teacher assistant (TA) will provide help teaching DS1s and DS2s in restorative dentistry courses. The TA will be guided by the course director and will teach along with faculty instructors to a group of designated students in the simulation clinic. They will provide feedback to students on dental procedures including but not limited to waxing, preparing teeth, restoration teeth, making provisionals, Axium, and treatment planning. They are expected to communicate with course director, show up on time, and follow course directors guidance. They will dedicate a maximum of one-half day a week for teaching. Teacher assistants will not be involved with student assessments. Monitor evening/Saturday Sim clinic practice sessions.
Provide feedback to students on dental procedures
Expected to communicate with course director
Show up on time
Follow course directors guidance
Dedicate a maximum of one-half day a week for teaching
Enrolled in or on vacation from or is otherwise registered in a Graduate Program with a minimum of 4.5 credit hours
Must have experience in a dental clinic environment
Must have great communication skills
Must be a team player
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As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and research. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide... many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm