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Dental Hygienist

All Care Health Center Council Bluffs, IA
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Dental Hygienist

Are you passionate about serving the Community? Do you see yourself working at a Health Center knowing that you get to make a difference in the life of another? Are you looking for a fun and drama-free work place? Do you have a positive attitude and desire to provide quality dental care to our patients?  If you answered yes to these questions, then All Care Health Center wants you on our team!

All Care Health Center is looking for qualified candidates who are eager and motivated to provide preventative periodontal treatment and patient education as a Dental Hygienist. 

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Collaborative
  • A Team Player
  • Accommodating
  • Analytical
  • Detail Oriented

All Care Health Center offers competitive wages and a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employer paid Life Insurance AND Employer paid Long Term Disability
  • 401(k) match and more!
     
    SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Take and record blood pressure, temperature, color, respiration and pulse. 
  • Complete medical and dental history.
  • Update medical history of patient, highlighting significant information for dentist’s review.
  • Evaluate patients’ teeth and gums, record the presence of disease, abnormalities or existing restorations.  When appropriate, may call in dentist for immediate consultation.
  • Make decisions in collaboration with dentist regarding the plan of care.
  • Take, develop, and mount x-rays.
  • Instruct patients in oral hygiene technique, answer patient questions and provide other educational information relevant to oral hygiene.
  • Administer prophylactic treatment by the scaling and polishing of teeth.  Also use chemical and mechanical curettage.
  • Ability to use rotary and ultrasonic instruments to clean teeth.
  • Ability to properly apply topical anesthetic.
  • Ability to administer fluoride treatment as needed.
  • Ability to properly place sealants.
  • Ability to remove sutures and periodontal dressings.
  • Practice universal precautions and other sterilization and infection control procedures, and maintain equipment.
  • Takes impression for night-guards and mouth-guards.
  • Prepare operatories for patient treatment.
  • Inventory supplies related to area of work.
  • Sterilize instruments.
  • Perform assisting, recall and clerical duties during hygiene downtime.
  • Complete charts with 48 hours of patient visit.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Have and maintain in good standing Dental Hygienist license by the State of Iowa.
  • Local Anesthetic Permit issued by the State of Iowa.
  • Current CPR.
  • Be responsible and dependable.
  • The ability to carry out the assigned duties of this position with minimal supervision.
  • The ability to relate effectively to providers, patients and co-workers.
  • Work effectively as a member of a team.

 

At All Care Health Center, we are committed to providing an environment of equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under applicable law.

 

If you need assistance or an accommodation in applying for this or other job postings, please contact the HR department at (712) 325-1990.

 

 

Job Details

Date Posted May 17, 2019
Date Closes June 16, 2019
Located In Council Bluffs, IA
Department Dental
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Salary, Varies
Shift Custom
Mon: 8 am to 5 pm
Tue: 8 am to 5 pm
Wed: 8 am to 5 pm
Thu: 8 am to 5 pm
Fri: 8 am to 5 pm
Hours 40 hours per week
Start Date 2019-05-20
SOC Category 29-2021.00 Dental Hygienists
Zipcode 51501
Name Anita Hall
Address 902 South 6th Street
City, State and Zip Council Bluffs, IA 51501
Phone 712-256-6572
FAX (712) 256-4432

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dental
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Medical
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Vision
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Doctor (On-site)
  • Free Parking
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Sick Leave

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