Dental Hygienist - Four Corners

A career at Community Health Centers offers a unique opportunity to join a team that makes a real impact in our community every day, by improving individuals' health while enhancing their quality of life. 

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Job Summary:

Responsible for delivering dental hygiene services in accordance with Florida Statute 466 and Administrative Rule 64B5. Delivers care at CHC sites and other off-site centers as needed, with an emphasis on prevention of and patient education about oral disease.

Primary Responsibilities and Specific Duties:

  • Deliver dental hygiene services as defined by Florida Statute 466 and Administrative Rule 64B5. Delivers care at any CHC site assignments or other off-site areas, as needed.
  • Make detailed patient record entries after treatment.
  • Screen and triage emergency patients.
  • Maintain recall records and coordinate hygiene appointments with dental front desk specialist
  • Deliver patient education on site and within the community as needed. 
  • Maintain dental hygiene instruments and equipment.
  • Order and maintain inventory of dental hygiene supplies.
  • Remove expired items from the clinical areas
  • Maintain patient confidentiality at all times.
  • May be required to travel to other CHC locations. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned or necessary.

Qualifications:

Education:     

  • Graduate of CODA accredited dental hygiene program
  • Certification can be obtained within the dental hygiene program or post graduate continuing education.

Experience:     

  • One year of practice experience preferred

Certification/Licensure: 

  • Must have passed National Dental Hygiene Boards and possess and maintain a current, active Florida State Dental Hygiene Licenses; (Department of Health / Division of Medical Quality Assurance); no license revocations or suspensions in any other state.
  • Must possess and maintain current BLS Certification.

Special Skills: 

  • Bilingual English/Spanish helpful. 

Other requirements:

  • Able to work flexible hours as needed; must be able to work at least one late night per week