Dental Hygienist-Advanced General Dentistry-School of Dentistry-Part-Time

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Hello, Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Please review the following instructions prior to submitting your job application: Provide all of your employment history, education, and licenses/certifications/registrations. You will be unable to modify your application after you have submitted it. You must meet all of the job requirements at the time of submitting the application. You can only apply one time to a job requisition. Once you start the application process you cannot save your work. Please ensure you have all required attachment(s) available to complete your application before you begin the process. Applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment. Once recruitment has closed, applications will no longer be accepted. After you apply, we will review your qualifications and contact you if your application is among the most highly qualified. Due to the large volume of applications, we are unable to individually respond to all applicants. You may check the status of your application via your Candidate Profile. Thank you, Human Resources Important Applications Instructions: Please complete this application in entirety by providing all of your work experience, education and certifications/ license. You will be unable to edit/add/change your application once it is submitted. Job Requisition ID: R00035359 Job Category: Allied Health Organization: SOD-Ambulatory Operations Manager-DA Location/s: Main Campus Jackson Job Title: Dental Hygienist-Advanced General Dentistry-School of Dentistry-Part-Time Job Summary: To document patient needs, deliver direct dental care, provide patient education, and develop individualized dental care plans. To participate in clinical laboratory studies and assist in the education of UMMC students. Education & Experience Graduate of an accredited Dental Hygiene School. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Certifications, Licenses or Registration Required: Mississippi licensure, current CPR certification. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Knowledge of dental procedures, terminology, and techniques. Knowledge of patient screening, charting, and medical history procedures and documentation. Verbal and written communication skills. Interpersonal skills. Responsibilities Assesses dental condition and patient needs using established dental procedures such as medical history review, dental charting, and perio charting; takes patient vital signs. Delivers direct dental care to patients to include cleaning, polishing, x-rays, application of sealants and fluorides and related procedures. Develops individualized care plans and performs patient education in consultation with a qualified dentist. Performs general dental administrative duties such as developing x-rays, scheduling appointments and greeting patients. Documents dental history or primary complaint and relays information to the dentist. Participates in clinical and laboratory studies; mentors dental students. Performs other duties as assigned. Physical and Environmental Demands Requires occasional exposure to unpleasant or disagreeable physical environment such as high noise level and exposure to heat and cold, frequent handling or working with potentially dangerous equipment, frequent exposure to biohazardous conditions such as risk of radiation exposure, blood borne pathogens, fumes or airborne particles, and/or toxic or caustic chemicals which mandate attention to safety considerations, occasional working hours significantly beyond regularly scheduled hours, occasional travelling to offsite locations, frequent work produced subject to precise measures of quantity and quality, occasional bending, occasional lifting and carrying up to 75 pounds, occasional crouching/stooping, occasional kneeling, occasional pushing/pulling, occasional reaching, frequent sitting, frequent standing, frequent twisting, and frequent walking. (occasional-up to 20%, frequent-from 21% to 50%, constant-51% or more) Time Type: Part time FLSA Designation/Job Exempt: No Pay Class: Hourly FTE %: 0 Work Shift: Day Benefits Eligibility: Benefits Eligible Grant Funded: No Job Posting Date: 03/25/2024 Job Closing Date (open until filled if no date specified):

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