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Crescent Community Health Center
December 27, 2022
Role: Provides oral hygiene services and treatment to patients of all ages. Participates in assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of oral health care. Provides professional dental hygiene leadership through compliance with established routines, policies and procedures.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Provides clinical services including but not limited to: oral prophylaxis, instruction for proper home care techniques for oral hygiene including tooth brushing, flossing, nutrition and need for professional care; apply topical fluorides and sealants; screen and evaluate clients regarding caries detection, periodontal pathology; assess medical history; operate digital radiography equipment; supra and sub gingival scaling and curettage; root planning; procedures involving team periodontal techniques; administration of local anesthetics; gross debridement in treatment of acute periodontal conditions.
Provides dental education and instruction to clients individually and/or in groups.
Assists dentist as required in treatment of teeth and gums.
Uses all available resources in diagnosis and treatment in an appropriate and cost efficient manner.
Maintains electronic clinical records and maintains other records regarding services provided, supplies and materials used.
Participates in development of dental policies, procedures, dental record, and quality improvement plan.
Maintains, uses, processes, and stores instruments, supplies, and equipment according to established standards.
Participates in ensuring professional education for self and staff to maintain the highest level of expertise.
Maintains positive relationships with other professionals within the community.
Completes all other assigned projects and duties.
Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of general dental hygiene.
Practice within scope of license and experience.
Maintain infection control and safety guidelines.
Maintain a friendly, respectful, and professional environment for all patient contacts.
Maintain a cooperative, helpful work environment within the clinic.
Maintain confidentiality regarding CCHC, its clients, and employees.
Follow CCHC policies, procedures, and guidelines.
Experience: Three years' experience required
Education: Graduate of accredited school of dental hygiene. Licensed to practice in Iowa.
Requirements: Current State of Iowa dental hygiene license/registration. Certified for anesthesia and Nitrous.
Days of Week: Successful Applicant would be available two (2) to three (3) days of the week which would be Tuesdays, Thursdays and/or Friday, with potential full-time position in the future.
Pre-employment drug testing, physical, review of required immunizations including COVID Vaccination and background check required.
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