Dental Hygienist 70%

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Introduction The Department of Corrections is focused on public safety through the custody and supervision of those in our care. Corrections employees have the opportunity to positively impact the lives of others through careers in a variety of fields. Using cutting-edge research and evidence-based approaches, employees implement lasting change with a positive impact for the people of Wisconsin. The Department of Corrections is recruiting to fill a 70% Dental Hygienist position. This position is based out of Waupun Correctional Institution (Waupun, Dodge County) . DOC is a great place to work! In addition to meaningful and rewarding work, we offer a competitive benefits package featuring: Substantial leave time including (for full-time employees) a minimum of 3.5 weeks of combined vacation and personal holiday per year, 9 paid legal holidays, and up to 16.25 days of accrued sick time that can roll over from year to year. Insurance : Excellent and affordable health, vision, life, and dental insurance. An exceptional pension plan including a lifetime retirement payment. An optional tax-advantaged 457 retirement savings plan . DOC is a qualifying employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program. The Well Wisconsin Program helps participants set health and well-being goals, track progress, stay motivated, and earn incentives. Employee Assistance Program : A free and confidential EAP offering employees and their immediate family/dependents a variety of tools, resources, and professional consultation services to support their health, goals, and overall well-being. Please click here for a quick downloadable summary of State of Wisconsin employment benefits or click here to explore State of Wisconsin employment benefits on the website. Part-time employees will receive some of the benefits listed above on a prorated basis. Candidates hired into positions that are less than 60% of a full-time position may not be eligible for all benefits. Position Summary This position is responsible for performing all aspects of dental hygiene practice, including: dental prophylaxis, scaling, root planning, oral screenings, topical fluoride applications, and making radiographs. This position will also provide dental health education on an individual or group basis and perform the care and maintenance of dental equipment, provision of infection control procedures, proper disposal of biohazards within the dental operatory, documenting services provided in the patient’s dental record, and assistance in completion and submission of monthly and annual dental activity reports. This position may be responsible to serve more than one correctional facility. Salary Information This position is in pay schedule and range 06-63 and offers pay starting from $35.00/hour – $41.54/hour . Pay rates on appointment for current state employees may vary according to the applicable pay transaction provisions of the Compensation Plan and Wisconsin Administrative Code. Remote work options not available for these positions. This position is FLSA Non-Exempt. A twelve-month probationary period is required. Some schedule flexibility available. Job Details Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the U.S., a lawful permanent resident, or an alien authorized to work in the U.S. without DOC sponsorship) at the time of application. The Department of Corrections will conduct criminal background checks on applicants prior to selection. Upon hire, all new DOC employees are subject to fingerprinting. The Department of Corrections may conduct pre-employment drug screens. Any applicant who is offered employment in a position which requires a pre-employment drug screen must pass the screen as a contingency of employment. For more in-depth information on employment with the State of Wisconsin, please see the State Employee Handbook . Qualifications SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must possess current Wisconsin licensure as a Dental Hygienist or be licensed in another state and be eligible to obtain Wisconsin licensure by time of appointment. Must maintain CPR (Cardiopulmonary resuscitation) & AED (Automated External Defibrillator) certification during employment and have the ability to perform CPR and/or first aid to prevent loss of life and relieve suffering until appropriate care arrives. Candidates will also benefit from: Current knowledge of the theory, principles and practice of dental hygiene. Current knowledge of OSHA regulations and CDC guidelines as related to the practice of dental hygiene. Skill and ability in performing the required dental hygiene procedures. Ability to function effectively in a correctional health setting and with inmate patients. Knowledge of ethical standards of dental hygiene practice. Knowledge of dental hygiene materials, instruments and equipment. General knowledge of dental business office procedures related to dental hygiene. How To Apply The initial screening prior to interview is based on a review of your license(s)/credential(s). You will affirm your possession of the required credential and enter your credential number into a text box. You will be asked to upload a resume or complete the work history. This step is required by law, but the resume submitted will not be assessed as part of the screening process. Applicants that interview will provide a final resume for review at that time. To apply: Click on xe2x80x9cApply for Jobxe2x80x9d to start the application process. Follow the steps outlined in the application process to submit your application. Submitted information will be evaluated and qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. You will be asked about your license in the application process, and there will be a field for you to enter your license number. Please enter it as it appears on the DSPS website as this is how we will verify your license. This is the License # that ends in xe2x80x9c-16xe2x80x9d. If your license is listed under a former name, please include your former name in the same text box after you enter your license number. If you have an out of state license, make sure to include the state. Permanent classified employees who are eligible for consideration as a transfer or voluntary demotion must complete this application process in order to be considered. Current State of Wisconsin (non-UW) Employees: If you arrived at this posting through the Wisc.Jobs site, you will need to go to your Employee Self Services portal and apply through the xe2x80x9cCareersxe2x80x9d tile on the front page. The State of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer seeking a diverse and talented workforce. Please find more on the Department of Correctionsxe2x80x99 Equity and Inclusion initiative. Questions can be directed to Athena Foster, HR Specialist – Senior, at . Deadline to Apply Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the needs of the department are met. Applications are processed every week, usually on Thursdays . After your application is processed, you will receive an eligibility designation. If you are found ineligible due to lacking the required credential , you may e-mail the contact above when your credential is current on the DSPS website. If your credential is found acceptable and we are still seeking to fill this vacancy, we will reassess your application. 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