Clinical Examiner, School of Dental Medicine, Health Policy/Health Services Research

Boston University
BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States
14 May 2018
End of advertisement period
11 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The Clinical Examiner will be a licensed dental hygienist who serves as a member of the research team for the multisite NIH funded project, Integrating Interactive Parent Text Messaging and Oral Health Guidelines into Pediatric Community Health Centers to Reduce Early Childhood Caries The primary responsibility of the Clinical Examiner (CE) is to review medical histories and perform oral health assessments to collect clinical caries data (primary research outcome) for children aged 0 to 8 years who are participating in the study. The CE is responsible for devising a written report indicating each childs oral health status and need for dental treatment. Clinical exams will be performed at participating study sites, as well as at participants place of residence. The CE may assist with study recruitment as needed. The CE position requires flexible hours, dictated by the demands of the project.

Required Skills

Required Education: Registered Dental Hygienist with an Associates degree Preferred Education: Registered Dental Hygienist with a Bachelors degree Additional information (such as specific degree, licensure, certifications, valid Drivers License, etc): Management Information Systems; Computer Sciences:

•Active license as Registered Dental Hygienist, Commonwealth of Massachusetts or eligible for a Commonwealth of Massachusetts license

•Certification for BASIC Life Support (BLS), Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), and Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) for Healthcare Providers

•Active drivers license, Commonwealth of Massachusetts

•Ability to successfully pass annual calibration for caries assessment

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.