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Dental Hygienist - Full Time - Days

Company: Mohawk Valley Health System
Location: Rome
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

Job SummaryMVHS is seeking a qualified Dental Hygienist to work at out Dental Health Clinic in New Hartford, NY. The Dental Hygienist will deliver a wide variety of dental services by performing preventive and therapeutic treatment procedures and by instructing individuals in oral self-care techniques.In this position, you will be working under the supervision of a licensed dentist in accordance with Article 133 of the Education Law. Additional responsibilities can be found below:Core Job Responsibilities

  • Under the general supervision of a licensed dentist, performs services which may include:
    • removing calcareous deposits, accretions and stains, including scaling and planing of exposed root surfaces indicated for a complete prophylaxis;
    • applying topical agents indicated for a complete dental prophylaxis;
    • removing excess cement from surfaces of the teeth;
    • providing patient education;
    • placing and exposing X-ray films;
    • performing topical anticariogenic agent applications, including but not limited to topical fluoride applications, and performing topical anesthetic applications;
    • polishing teeth, including existing restorations;
    • taking medical history including the measuring and recording of vital signs;
    • charting caries and periodontal conditions as an aid to diagnosis by the dentist;
    • applying pit and fissure sealants; and
    • applying desensitizing agents to the teeth.
    • Complies with applicable regulations, policies and procedures.
    • May perform other duties under the personal supervision of a licensed dentist.
    • Perform other duties as required.
      Education/Experience RequirementsRequired:
      • High school diploma
      • Completion of an American Dental Association accredited dental hygiene program. Licensure/Certification RequirementsRequired:
        • Valid NYS Dental Hygienist license DisclaimerQualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.Job Details
          Req Id 88427
          Department DENTAL HEALTH CENTER
          Shift Days
          Shift Hours Worked 7.50
          FTE 0.75
          Work Schedule HRLY NON-UNION-8 HR
          Employee Status A2 - Regular 60 Hours
          Union Non-Union
          Pay Range $28 - $50 Hourly

Keywords: Mohawk Valley Health System, Utica , Dental Hygienist - Full Time - Days, Healthcare , Rome, New York

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