Dental Hygienist – Head & Neck Center

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The mission of The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation, and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention, and through education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public. SUMMARY Impacts dental care of the patient by applying the methods and techniques used in cleaning and caring for human teeth and for teaching proper care of teeth and gums. JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES Dental Hygiene Removes accumulated tartar deposits, accreditations, or stains from natural or restored surfaces of teeth Preventive Management Performs preventive treatments, such as topical applications of drugs to surface tissue and to exposed surfaces of teeth. advises and instructs patients on proper home care and treatment of teeth and gums. Schedule Maintenance Maintains records of services rendered under supervision of dentist Communication Ability to effectively communicate with all team members of the oral oncology team regarding treatment plan through verbal and written documentation. Demonstrates acceptable productivity and practices cost containment safely and effectively. Prioritizes and completes all work in an effective and efficient manner. Demonstrates initiative, resourcefulness and flexibility. Effectively and efficiently uses time, equipment and supplies. Functions as an interdependent and supportive team member for fostering constructive relationships with co-workers, managers and other. Provides support and assistance, as appropriate. With direction, remains calm and purposeful and responds in an appropriate, professional manner in emergent or chaotic situations. Participates in clinic meetings/activities and supports the clinical, departmental and organizational philosophy and goals. Values differences by listening to and appreciate other points of view. Helps team members to serve our patient population. Accepts responsibility for own growth/development. Participates in in-services and ongoing education programs. Remains current on all in-service/education/certification requirements for position as appropriate. Exchanges constructive feedback with peers and other. Demonstrates initiative in developing and implementing personal action plan for performance improvement Other duties as assigned Education Required: High school diploma or equivalent. Completion of an approved dental hygienist training program. Certification Registered Dental Hygienist with the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners. It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. Additional Information Requisition ID: 166429 Employment Status: Full-Time Employee Status: Regular Work Week: Day/Evening Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 75,000 Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 93,500 Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 112,000 FLSA: non-exempt and eligible for overtime pay Fund Type: Hard Work Location: Onsite Pivotal Position: No Referral Bonus Available?: No Relocation Assistance Available?: No Science Jobs: No #LI-Onsite

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