Dental Hygienist/Marshall County

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Posting Details Job Title Dental Hygienist/Marshall County Requisition Number RE44773 Working Title Department Name 7A880:Division of Public Health Dent Work Location Benton, KY Grade Level 44 Salary Range $20.85-33.36/hour Type of Position Staff Position Time Status Full-Time Required Education AS Click here for more information about equivalencies: Required Related Experience No experience required. Required License/Registration/Certification Hygienist License Physical Requirements Constant repetitive motion. Shift Monday xe2x80x93 Thursday day shift 4 xc3x97 10 hour shifts Job Summary This Position is for the Marshall County Clinic in Benton, KY. The person in this position will provide direct patient care, including performing prophylaxis, polishing, periodontal maintenance, scaling and root planning, patient assessment of hard and soft tissues and periodontal exams. Apply fluoride foam and varnish and sealants as ordered by dentist. Provides home care assessment and oral health instructions. Provide clinical support through disinfection, set-up and breakdown of clinical operator, instrument sharpening and equipment maintenance. Prepares and transports instruments for sterilization. Update patientxe2x80x99s medical history and medications. Records vital signs at each visit. Documents treatment performed and enters procedures in the clinical patient management software. Schedules patient for return appointments. Skills / Knowledge / Abilities Must have excellent clinical dental hygiene skills, and ability to work with mentally, medically and physically complex patients. MS Office, Dental Hygienist License, Attention to Detail, Team-Oriented, Knowledge of Medicaid Insurance, proficient in health records. Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No Preferred Education/Experience Licensed Dental Hygienist in Kentucky. Hygienist with pediatric experience preferred. Must be good with children. Deadline to Apply 04/18/2024 University Community of Inclusion The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities. Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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