Dental Hygienist

DENTAL HYGIENIST, MIT Health, to provide appropriate dental care and oral hygiene instruction to patients. Will perform preventive and therapeutic treatments according to a patientxe2x80x99s individual needs, including coronal polishing, supra- and sub gingival scaling, root planning, placing sealants, application of fluoride, exposing and developing radiographs, and soft tissue management regimens as described by law; and assist in obtaining and updating clerical and clinical information and documenting same. A detailed position description is available at Job Requirements REQUIRED: registered dental hygienist with a license that is valid in Massachusetts; current CPR certification; strong communication and problem-solving skills; initiative; ability to work cooperatively with other staff members in the Dental Service; good eyesight, hand/eye coordination, and manual dexterity; and ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Job #24052-8 Work conditions: working on one task for prolonged periods; long periods of sitting and/or standing; strict adherence to routine and repetitive tasks; and exposure to hazardous materials, including blood/body fluids, hazardous waste, radiation, chemicals, toxins/poisonous substances, ultraviolet light and sharp instruments.

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