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Registered Dental Hygienist / Part-time / New Pay Scale!

Posted: 11/07/2021

Job details

Job Type
Part-time
Number of hires for this role
1

Qualifications

    • Registered Dental Hygienist license (Required)

 

Benefits
Pulled from the full job description
Health insurance
Dental insurance
401(k)
Employee assistance program

Full Job Description

This part-time, less than 23 hours a week position!

HealthFirst Bluegrass Inc., a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), provides a myriad of high-quality culturally and linguistically appropriate services to diverse populations throughout Lexington KY. We provide medical, dental, pharmaceutical, mental health, integrated health services, family and social services, and health education for all age groups. We are committed to ensuring the human right of accessible primary medical care through advocacy and community empowerment. We are currently looking for a Dental Hygienist.

HealthFirst Bluegrass Inc. is committed to maintaining a work environment that is "employee friendly" to assure the organization's ability to recruit and maintain excellent employees. Currently, the organization offers competitive salaries for positions as well as a very good benefit package.

JOB SUMMARY

To provide care to patients by performing those functions compatible with Dental Hygiene education. To deliver therapeutic and preventive clinical procedures as well as the clerical and maintenance tasks necessary to insure efficient services. To assist the dentist in Phase I Dentistry, assist the Dentist with oral surgery.

  • One (1) year experience!
  • Bilingual skills a plus!
  • Part-time, less than 23 hours a week

ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES

· Performs proper administration of local anesthesia.

· Performs scaling, root-planning, and full mouth debridement

· Performs proper recording of probing and charting.

· Uses proper technique while taking radiographs, including exposing and developing radiographs.

· Performs the application of topical fluoride.

· Performs oral hygiene instructions and patient education.

· Performs instrument sterilization, instrument conditioning, operatory disinfections, and operatory inventory.

· May assist the Dentist with oral surgery.

· May assists the Dentist in Phase I Dentistry.

· Performs functions related to clerical duties, progress notes, encounter forms, appointment schedule, referrals, and internal reports

· Follows laws and statues related to the practice of Dental Hygiene in the state of KY.

JOB REQUIREMENTS and QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Graduate of an accredited Dental Hygiene program and one (1) year experience.

Maintain a current Kentucky Dental Hygienist license.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Dental Hygienist License in the state of KY. Current CPR certificate,

Local Anesthesia permit.

Job Type: Part-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Employee assistance program

Medical Specialty:

  • Primary Care

Experience:

  • Dental Hygienist: 1 year (Required)

License/Certification:

  • Registered Dental Hygienist license (Required)

Work Location: One location

Apply here Healthfirst Bluegrass Jobs, Employment in Lexington, KY | Indeed.com

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