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  • Registered Dental Hygienist Freeport
  • MyCHN in Freeport, TX, United States
  • jobs
  • 3 weeks ago

jobs description

Are you a person-centered and compassionate individual that believes in providing quality care that has positive effect on our communities? At Community Health Network, we are driven to create extraordinary experiences for our patients and employees. Our objective is to provide opportunities that develop and grow careers in a team-oriented environment focused on patient care.

Tuition... Reimbursement:
• This position may be eligible for HRSA NHSC Tuition Repayment for up to $75,000. Please visit nhsc.hrsa.gov for more information.

Benefits:

MyCHN offers comprehensive and competitive coverage to eligible MyCHN employees. We believe that health and financial wellness is key to a successful employee.
• PTO up to 128 hours starting off
• Sick Time up to 40 hours
• Continuing Education of 40 hours with a stipend of $1500
• Conference Training Hours
• Health Insurance with employer paid premiums for employees
• Dental Insurance with employer paid premiums for employees
• 401(k) with up to 4% company matching
• Basic Group Life Insurance with employer paid coverage of $15,000
• Vision, STD, LTD, Supplemental Life, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity, etc.

Job Summary:

The Dental Hygienist is responsible to provide health care to all people without prejudice, in a caring manner. The dental hygienist is responsible for providing excellent oral hygiene, appropriate preventative, and educational preventative information to the patients CHN dental clinic. The vision of CHN is to be the leader in providing quality services and programs which meet or exceed the expectations of our customers. The values of the Center are transparency, empathy, quality, and value.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Provides clinical oral hygiene services including dental prophylaxis, scaling, sealant application, fluoride application, and exposing radiographs consistent with accepted professional practices and standards in compliance with applicable state law and clinic protocols
• Obtains baselines oral hygiene assessment data based upon accepted principles of oral hygiene and periodontal care
• Records patient hygienist transactions as they occur in the patient’s dental record so that the dental record accurately and completely reflects the nature
• Provides oral health education, conducts oral hygiene classes, and appropriate individual counseling for all clinic patients
• Oversees the activities of dental or hygiene student oral health education presentations
• Performs independent procedures as delegated and directed by the Dental Director in accordance with state regulations and law as well as Dental Department protocols and directives
• Assists in the maintenance of all Dental Departments areas in compliance with Dental Department directives and policies
• as well as center policies and procedures relative to infection control, exposures control, and safety issues
• Responsible for personal compliance with all applicable federal, state, local and center rules, regulations, protocols and
• procedures governing the practice of dental hygiene and the clinical provision of dental hygiene services as well as those relating to, but no limited to,
• personal issues, workplace safety, public health and confidentiality
• Coordinates the day-to-day work functions of SFACHN
• Other duties as assigned within scope

Required Skills/Abilities:
• Ability to communicate clearly and effectively
• Ability to work with people of all socioeconomic levels
• Strong team player with a focus on collaboration
• Highly capable and knowledgeable to pre-assess and treatment plan
• Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints
• Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and have a creative approach
• Consumer advocate for quality health care and services
• Ability to be adaptable to change, flexibility

Preferred Skills/Abilities:
• Bilingual ability in Spanish
• Open dental knowledge

Required Education and Experience:
• High school diploma or GED
• Graduation from an accredited dental hygiene school, Associate’s degree, or Bachelor’s degree
• Valid and current Registered Dental Hygienist license
• CPR/BLS

Preferred Education and Experience:
• None

Supervision Responsibilities:
• None

Physical Requirements
• Occasionally required to sit
• Frequently required to talk and stand
• Frequently required to utilize hand and finger dexterity
• The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
• Specific frequently vision abilities required by this job include: Close vision, Color vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception, and Ability to adjust focus

Work Environment:
• BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS EXPOSURE LEVEL: 1 (HIGH)
• Noise Level: Moderate
Freeport TX United States

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