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Promise Community Health Center

IA

July 5, 2023

Posted  

Sioux Center

Job Summary: Responsible for providing dental services to the target population of Promise  in accordance with the Iowa Dental Practice Act and Iowa Department of Public Health Dental Supervision requirements.  


Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Diagnoses and treats problems with teeth and tissues in the mouth, along with giving 

        advice and administering care to help prevent future problems. 

2. Develops dental hygiene treatment plans and sequences treatment to enable patients 

       with diverse back grounds to receive comprehensive dental hygiene services.

3. Provides comprehensive dental services.

4. Provides education to the patient and family regarding assessment data, treatment plan 

        pre- and post-therapy instructions, and prevention of future disease and as appropriate 

        for the patient’s age, educational level, physical and mental condition and cultural 

        background. 

5. Develops and maintains patient education material for use at chair side and for office 

       display. 

6. Provides instruction on diet, brushing, flossing, the use of fluorides, and other aspects 

       of dental care.

7. Maintains and completes records of dental patients, consistent with clinic policy.

8. Assists the program director with implementation of the dental community outreach 

        program.

9. Assists with business office procedures, as needed and as patient schedule permits.

10. Attends continuing education programs as required by license and to maintain skills.

11. Attends and participates in staff meetings, in-service programs and Promise events 

        regularly.


Performance Standards:

1. Demonstrates ability to consistently perform job duties as outlined in the job 

        description.

2. Demonstrates and supports service excellence standards outlined in the Employee 

        Handbook.

3. Demonstrates commitment to professional growth and competence.

4. Completes classes and certifications 100% of the time. Patient confidentiality is 

        respected 100% of the time. 

5. Handwriting is legible 100% of the time.

6. Improve knowledge and skills to provide superior patient care and additional education 

        as recommended by Promise.


Qualifications, Education and Experience:

1.    Must have the ability to work as a team member, establishing effective relationships 

        with patients and staff. 

2.     Must be able to work well with low income populations in a respectful manner.


Physical Demands:

1. The work environment characteristics are representative of those that must be met by 

        an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable 

        accommodations may be made to persons with disabilities to perform the essential 

        functions.

2. While performing the duties of this job the employee is required to sit for long periods 

        of time, is required to use routine office equipment to talk, hear, write, read small print, 

        reach the top of a five drawer filing cabinet and to lift boxes of no more than 30 pounds.


Work Environment:

Possible exposure to airborne and blood borne pathogens & hazardous materials.

All Promise facilities are smoke free environments.


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HR Specialist

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