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Dental Hygienist - Dental Health Center - Full Time (1.0) - Days

Department:  DENTAL HEALTH CENTER (CC 2000098)

Position Summary: Deliver dental hygiene care as outlined by the dental hygienist license.

 

Major Responsibilities:

  • Prioritize activities and assignments as to their relative importance.
  • Exercise care in the completion of work assignments.
  • Be responsive to FSLHC needs.
  • Be creative and innovative in procedures and protocols.
  • Implement improvement measures and suggests ways to improve efficiency of operation and working conditions. Request direction when needed. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Education / Qualification:

  • Completed a New York State registered licensure qualifying or American Dental Association accredited dental hygiene program.
  • Coursework or training in the identification and reporting of child abuse.
  • Approved coursework or training appropriate to the professional's practice in infection control and barrier precautions

 

Skills:

  • Manual dexterity required
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Some computer knowledge
  • Ability to deal effectively with patients, physicians and employees
  • Ability to interpret, explain and implement policies and procedures
  • Must have strong leadership skills and the ability to motivate staff
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize effectively

 

Environmental / Physical Demands:

Requires light physical effort on a regular basis as in frequent standing, walking, bending, stooping or reaching and/or occasional lifting of light items (i.e., up to 20 lbs.). 

Concentration needed to assimilate information given from many sources at once.