Dental Hygienist

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Major/Essential Functions Professionally clean teeth including thorough scaling and polishing Presents instructions on proper personal oral hygiene using demonstrations on human teeth and models Take and develop radiographs Administers topical Fluoride at proper dose to prevent cavities Clean, package, and sterilizes dental instruments using proper technique Disinfect chairs, cabinets and machines after dental treatments Take inventory of instruments with proper documentation that it occurred Serve as Dental Assistant when needed Proper record keeping and maintenance both in manual and automated systems Ensure dental supplies are on hand and ordered in a timely manner Answer sick calls, screening and scheduling patients in a timely manner About Texas Tech Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Managed Care: Since 1989, TTUHSC Managed Care has been providing clinical and operational support to correctional facilities throughout West Texas and other regional areas. We serve approximately 30,000 patients utilizing a broad range of comprehensive medical and health services. TTUHSC Managed Care strives to positively impact the lives of our patients, to include many who had no previous access to quality health care. Learn more about TTUHSC Managed Care HERE This valuable team member shall perform work in a manner that reflects the Values of TTUHSC: ONE TEAM unite and include diverse perspectives to achieve our mission KINDHEARTED exceed expectations with a kind heart, helping hands, and a positive attitude INTEGRITY be honorable and trustworthy even when no one is looking VISIONARY nurture innovative ideas, bold explorations, and a pioneering spirit BEYOND SERVICE create and deliver positive defining moments Benefits Offered: Generous paid time off, sick leave, and holiday schedule 100% paid health insurance for full time employees, 50% paid for dependents Dental, vision, long-term, and short-term disability benefits. State of Texas pension plan that vests in 5 years. State Employee tuition forgiveness and tuition assistance for continuing education Medical liability insurance for all licensed health care employees. And much more. Occasional Duties Other duties as assigned. Required Qualifications Education: + A minimum of a High School diploma or equivalent. Completion of an approved dental hygiene training program. License/Certification: + Licensed to practice dental hygiene by the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners. Required Attachments Cover Letter, Resume / CV Pay Statement Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan website. EEO Statement All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran. Jeanne Clery Act The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal statute requiring colleges and universities participating in federal financial aid programs to maintain and disclose campus crime statistics and security information. By October 1 of each year, institutions must publish and distribute their Annual Campus Security Policy & Crime Statistics Report (ASR) to current and prospective students and employees. You can locate this report through our website at: Pay Basis Hourly Pay Grade Minimum Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual . Pay Grade Maximum Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual . Grant Funded? No Job Type Full Time Job Group Skilled Technicians Shift Day Travel Required Up to 25% Air Force Specialty Code 4Y0X1 Army Military Occupational Specialty Code 68E Navy Enlisted Classification Code HM

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