Dental Hygienist – Full or Part-time – Forest Home

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At Childrenxe2x80x99s Wisconsin, we believe kids deserve the best. Childrenxe2x80x99s Wisconsin is a nationally recognized health system dedicated solely to the health and well-being of children. We provide primary care, specialty care, urgent care, emergency care, community health services, foster and adoption services, child and family counseling, child advocacy services and family resource centers. Our reputation draws patients and families from around the country. We offer a wide variety of rewarding career opportunities and are seeking individuals dedicated to helping us achieve our vision of the healthiest kids in the country. If you want to work for an organization that makes a difference for children and families, and encourages you to be at your best every day, please apply today. Please follow this link for a closer look at what itxe2x80x99s like to work at Childrenxe2x80x99s Wisconsin: Under direction of a licensed dentist, provides oral health care to patients by cleaning, scaling and polishing teeth, taking x-rays, applying fluoride, applying preventative sealants and identifying patients in need of corrective dental care. Provides oral hygiene instructions to patients and families. Completes charting in the electronic health record. Responsibilities and Requirements Knowledge of principles and procedures of dental hygiene acquired through completion of an accredited program in Dental Hygiene. Must possess and maintain current State of Wisconsin licensure as a Dental Hygienist. A minimum of one year of experience as a Dental Hygienist is preferred. Requires excellent customer service, communication and interpersonal skills necessary to interact courteously and respectfully with patients, parents/families and members of the health care team. Knowledge of computer and keyboard, word processing skills and the ability to troubleshoot basic PC issues. Ability to stand/walk/move a moderate amount of time, sit frequently, reach moderately, bend/squat/kneel occasionally, push/pull 50 pounds occasionally, and lift/carry items weighing up to 30 pounds frequently and 50 pounds occasionally. Ability to work flexible hours to meet patient care needs. CPR certification obtained within 90 days of hire – Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers through American Heart or American Red Cross is required. Spanish speaking preferred. We are flexible with full or part-time employment and specific days of the week but the hours would be 8am-4:30pm on the day(s) of work. This position is located at: 1432 W Forest Home Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53204 Children’s Wisconsin is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for all employees. We treat everyone with dignity, respect, and fairness. We do not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by the law. Certifications/Licenses: BLS-Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider – American Heart Association/American Red Cross, License Dental Hygienist (16) – State of Wisconsin

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