Dental Hygienist

Promise Community Health Center View Company Profile

If you are interested in this position, please apply and submit your resume through: Those who submit their resume and complete the application through are given priority in the hiring process. If you choose to submit your resume through Indeed, please make sure your preferred email and contact phone number are included. Thank you. DENTAL HYGIENIST: $5,000 SIGN-ON BONUS Job Summary: Promise Dental Hygienist will provide preventive, screening, and diagnostic dental health services to the Promise target population with a goal of reducing barriers and improving the oral health of the patients/families served by Promise. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide patient screening procedures, conduct assessment of oral health conditions; review medical history to include oral cancer screening and head and neck inspection. Complete dental charting/documentation of all procedures and assessments. Complete and develop dental radiographs. Perform removal of hard and soft deposits on surfaces of teeth and apply preventative materials, including sealants and fluoride varnishes. Teach and counsel patients on oral hygiene, good nutrition, and other measures to maintain good oral health. Makes dental impressions of patientxe2x80x99s teeth if indicated/required. Ensure completion of a risk assessment on all newly eligible Medicaid-enrolled children under age 18; work with child health coordinators to develop protocols for informing newly-eligible Medicaid enrollees about dental services. Assist with office management activities as required for a dental/oral health service and order/stock dental supplies and educational materials. Assist Dental Director in developing Promise oral health policies, providing reports to Promise Board, and providing training and oversight for other staff involved with oral health services. Performs other job duties as assigned. REQUIRED SKILLS: Exceptional verbal and written communication skills. Ability to multi-task efficiently. Excellent interpersonal skills. Excellent computer and typing skills. Must be able to work well with a diverse population of persons, as well as individuals with low income. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Current licensure as a Dental Hygienist in the State of Iowa. Professional dental hygiene experience in public health services preferred. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: While performing the duties of this job the employee is required to stand for long periods of time. Manual Dexterity Job Type: Full-time Pay: From $38.00 per hour Expected hours: 36 per week Benefits: 401(k) 401(k) matching Dental insurance Employee discount Flexible schedule Flexible spending account Health insurance Health savings account Paid time off Vision insurance Schedule: Monday to Friday No weekends Work Location: In person

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