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White House Clinics
October 27, 2023
$5,000 SIGN-ON BONUS
At White House Clinics, we do health care differently. Our multi-disciplinary care teams incorporate the expertise of medical, dental, behavioral health, pharmacy, and care navigation professionals to provide patients with comprehensive care designed to help them achieve their health goals. While our work is fast-paced, our teams enjoy being able to work collaboratively to support patients.
Our Dental Hygienist’s basic function is to conduct oral examinations, serve as a preventative care specialist and provide educational, clinical and therapeutic services supporting total health through the promotion of optimal oral health.
In the need to protect our staff and patients, White House Clinics requires full vaccination against COVID-19 for all new hires prior to starting employment.
White House Clinics employees enjoy a competitive wage and robust benefit package including:
Employer-Paid Health, Life & Disability Insurance
4 Weeks of PTO
Retirement Plan With Employer Matching Contributions
8 Paid Holidays
Many employees work alternative work schedules, which allow them a day off during the week.
Dental Hygienist Responsibilities Include:
Reviews EDR, updates medical histories, and contacts physicians’ offices with the permission of the patient and dentist for information regarding the patient’s health.
Provides services according to guidelines set by the dentist and any instructions from the patient’s personal physician. Records treatment performed and treatment plan prescribed by the dentist after patient visit.
Examines the mouth to conduct initial soft tissue examination, including oral cancer screening, to identify dental problems such as periodontal disease or tooth decay. Exposes and processes dental x-rays and alerts the dentist to observations.
Performs oral prophylaxis on patients, scaling and polishing the teeth to remove stains, plaque, and calculus from tooth surfaces. Applies cavity prevention agents such as fluorides and pit and fissure sealants.
Maintains accurate dental records and documentation on each patient’s chart.
Educates patients on proper diet, proper brushing and flossing technique, and the use of special home care instruments such as dentures, flossing threaders, and interdental brushes. Demonstrates and explains the proper care of dentures and bridges and explains the causes of dental cavities and gum disease and its prevention. Clarifies health questions and summarizes the dental findings of the exam and explains the needed treatment.
7. As necessary, assists the Dental Assistant by seating patients, cleaning packaging, and sterilizing instruments, setting up trays for dental procedures, screening emergency patients, removing sutures, taking impressions, making models, and chair side assisting.
Dental Hygienist Requirements:
Possession of an Associate’s Degree in Dental Hygiene from a school accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA).
Ability to evaluate services, assess needs, and make recommendations regarding quality and efficient workflow patterns.
Willingness and desire to work as a productive member of health care team and ability to communicate effectively with team members and patients alike.
A flexible individual, willing to acknowledge and respect the cultural and social background of White House Clinics patients. Some knowledge of the operation of a primary care center is desirable.
Employees may be requested to provide coverage for another clinic on occasion. Must be willing to travel between Berea and Richmond.
(The above information is intended to describe the most important aspects of the job. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required in order to perform the work. The health center reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as the business need arises. Additionally, this job description is not intended as an employment contract, implied or otherwise, and the Center continues to maintain its status as an at-will employer.)
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