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Dental Hygienist (3) - PART-TIME & FLEXIBLE OPTIONS AVAILABLE

Company: InterCare Community Health Network
Location: Benton Harbor
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Description: InterCare is a Federally Qualified Health Center which MAY qualify employed Dental Hygienists for National Health Service Corps student loan repayment programs! * Eligibility may vary based on personal loan information * Become part of a Migrant and Community Health Center, where you will: Have a passionate purpose.
Do worthwhile work.
Make a difference in people's lives. InterCare is searching for a Dental Hygienist to join our team in Benton Harbor! The Dental Hygienist is responsible for assisting the dental providers with the provision of high quality, preventive patient centered primary oral health care to InterCare's target populations. At InterCare, you'll find a rewarding and challenging work environment and an attractive total rewards package including competitive benefits, paid time off, 10 paid holidays and competitive wages. At InterCare Community Health Network, we believe all people have the right to equal access to quality health care. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm, Ideally seeking candidate to staff clinic Monday - Friday however may be able to support some flexibility Pay Range: Entry Level (just out of school) - $32.64/hr. 2 years - $35.75/hr. 3+ years - DOE Requirements: Primary Accountability Responsible for assisting the dental providers with the provision of high quality, preventive patient centered primary oral health care to InterCare's target populations. Description of Primary Duties & Responsibilities Provides efficient and effective patient preventive care according to the adopted clinical standards.
Seats the patient, and prepares patients for treatment, including blood pressures, pulse, and patient identification.
Provides preventative treatment, including caries risk assessment, periodontal assessment, prophylaxis, applying sealants and fluoride treatments and taking radiographs under supervision of the dentist
Provides understandable and complete instructions for procedures done, using diverse learning techniques, and documentation of the patient's understanding.
Regularly attends site, and assigned meetings
Returns phone messages, and e-mails in a timely manner. Professional and Technical Knowledge Possesses a thorough understanding of theory and practices of dentistry, acquired through graduating from an accredited four year Bachelor of Dental Hygiene program or a two year Associates in Dental Hygiene program.
Maintains active license through State of Michigan to practice dental hygiene . Communication Skills Possesses a professional level of written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to communicate complex concept in a clear effective manner.
Possesses excellent cross cultural communication skills and the ability to communicate to staff members at all levels. Physical Demands Job duties are performed in the typical office environment of the organization, which requires ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations. The environmental factors and/or physical requirements of this position include the following: Ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, frequently sit, and lift up to 25 lbs
Requires good hand-eye coordination, reach with arms & hands, and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and manipulate (using keyboard, office equipment, dental equipment)
Visual acuity to use keyboard, operate office equipment, and read printed material and regularly required to talk and hear InterCare Community Health Network requires all employees to receive the Flu Vaccine and the COVID-19 Vaccine. You can get vaccinated at any of our clinics.

Keywords: InterCare Community Health Network, South Bend , Dental Hygienist (3) - PART-TIME & FLEXIBLE OPTIONS AVAILABLE, Healthcare , Benton Harbor, Indiana

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