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Lakeshore Community Health Care

WI

February 12, 2024

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Manitowoc & Sheboygan

Dental Hygienist:


Working alongside our hard-working dental team, you can expect to help educate patients on their dental health, address dental issues, create relationships with patients, and provide thorough cleanings that have our patients smiling! The ideal candidate for this role will possess a strong team dynamic and have the willingness to assist in all areas of the dental clinic.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES, TASKS, & FUNCTIONS


· Provides dental treatment to patients by cleaning calcareous deposits, accretions, and stains from teeth and beneath the gum margins using dental instruments.


· Examines lymph nodes under patients chin to detect swelling or tenderness and examines gums for sores and signs of disease.


· Prepares the patient, sterilizes and disinfects instruments, sets up instrument trays, prepares materials, and assists the dentist during dental procedures as needed.


· Assists the dentist in the management of medical and dental emergencies.


· Takes and records the medical and dental histories of each patient.


· Provides clinical services and health education to improve and maintain the oral health of patients.


· Prepares exam rooms with equipment and supplies as needed for examination procedures and cleans and restocks examining rooms as necessary.


· Performs all other duties as assigned.


KEY COMPETENCIES & ABILITIES


· Knowledge of dental hygiene theory and practice to give and record patient care.


· Knowledge and demonstration of dental hygiene concepts, practices, and procedures to effectively manage and treat patients.


· Ability to instruct patients in oral hygiene and plaque control programs while recommending treatment programs as needed.


· Demonstrates dental hygiene theory and concepts.


· Ability to effectively communicate with staff and patients.


· Ability to proficiently use the AED machine.


Education & Training Requirements


Must possess a current WI State Dental Hygienist licensure.

Requires an associates degree in dental Hygiene.

Bilingual is a perk, but not required.

Current CPR/Basic Life Support Certification upon hire or willing to obtain & renew as needed.

Job Type: Full-time


Salary: $37.45 - $44.33 per hour


Benefits:


401(k)

401(k) matching

Dental insurance

Employee assistance program

Flexible spending account

Health insurance

Health savings account

Life insurance

Paid time off

Retirement plan

Tuition reimbursement

Vision insurance

Schedule:


10 hour shift

Day shift

License/Certification:


WI State Dental Hygienist licensure (Preferred)

Work Location: In person


Apply on Indeed or email Mlarkin@lakeshorechc.org 

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$37.45 - $44.33 per hour

Dental Hygienist

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