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Hunter Health Clinic Registered Dental Hygienist in Wichita, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/ada/r/jobs/11372619 Registered Dental HygienistJob LocationUS-KS-Wichita# of Openings 1OverviewRegisterd Dental Hygenist employment opportunitie available!Are you looking for something new and exciting? Are you wanting to be apart of a team that their mission is to serve the public?We have immediate position open for Full Time Registered Dental Hygenist in our NEW Clinic!!! We are a medium-sized, fast-paced, multi-doctor practice located on the East of Wichita. The right candidate for us would be someone passionate about public health, energetic, motivated, professional, and teachable. We offer great hours, competitive pay, outstanding PTO and a competitive benefits package. We provide patient-centered services, meaning we care about each of our patients individually, and offer a tailored treatment plan that best fits their lifestyle and goals.ResponsibilitiesThe Dental Hygienist is responsible for the direct provision of oral hygiene and appropriate preventive services to dental patients of Hunter Health Clinic. In addition, he/she will also be responsible for providing appropriate oral health information to individuals and groups. The Dental Hygienist supports the Dental Director and Dental Clinic Manager and provides quality dental care to all Hunter Health Clinic patients while maintaining compliance with all federal grants, OSHA, Dental Board, and Hunter Health Clinic policies and procedures. Job Responsibilities:Assists in the oral health management of all clinic patients.Obtains baseline oral hygiene assessment data based on accepted principles of oral hygiene and periodontal care.Records patient-RDH transactions as they occur in the patient's dental record so that the dental record accurately and completely reflects the nature of the encounter, the condition of the patient and the treatment and care provided.Provides oral hygiene education and appropriate individual counseling for all Hunter Health Clinic (HHC) dental patients.Provides clinical oral hygiene services including dental prophylaxis, scaling and root planning, sealant application and fluoride application consistent with the accepted professional practices and standards and in compliance with applicable state law and HHC's clinical protocols.Integration of appropriate patient dental hygiene care with other health care professionals involved in the patient's health care management.Organizes and performs preventative oral health presentations at on-site and off-site locations.Assists in the provision of technical assistance and health education in the community as requested.Participates in the PI program of the HHC Dental Department.Performs independent procedures as delegated and directed by a dentist in accordance with state regulations and law as well as HHC Dental Department protocol and directive.Assists in the maintenance of all Dental Department areas in compliance with Dental Department directive and policies as well as HHC policies and procedures relative to infection control, clinic business, and patient care of the Dental Department. QualificationsEducation/Training:Graduation from an accredited school of dental hygiene.Ability to establish and maintain effective professional relationships with fellow healthcare providers.Excellent interpersonal and written communications skills required.Ability to maintain appropriate clinical privileges requiredLicensure/Credentials:Unrestricted license to practice oral hygiene in the state of Kansas.Current CPR (BLS) certification.Must have ECP-IA familiarity or interest in Community and Public Health is a plus.

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