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Sioux Land Community Health DENTAL HYGIENIST in Sioux City, Iowa

Description

Siouxland Community Health Center has 1 Full-time opening for:

DENTAL HYGIENIST

1 – Full-time

36 hours per week

3- (12- hour days) with hours being negotiable

Successful candidate must have solid experience & advanced knowledge of:

  • Graduate from an accredited college in the field of dental hygiene

  • Maintain valid dental hygienist license in the State of Iowa

  • Basic computer and data entry skills

  • Current certification in dental radiography.

  • Current BCLS & Mandatory Reporter certifications.

  • Local Anesthesia certificate preferred.

  • Proficient in multiple task management.

  • Strong ability to work independently and quickly between patients.

  • Bi-lingual a definite plus

    Successful candidate must be able to perform primary functions of position:

  • Assist Dentist with procedures, suture removal, post-operative procedures for root planning and scaling.

  • Administer dental prophylaxis, preventative treatment, flossing, placement of sealants, topical fluoride and fluoride varnish.

  • Educate patients on proper dental care, oral hygiene, and proper diet for good oral health, including review and recommendations with patients and reinforcing treatment plan needs.

  • Prepare operatory/clinic areas for treatment activities.

  • Maintain & replenish supplies.

  • Maintain & complete patient records.

  • These functions are not all inclusive.

Background check & drug screen required. SCHC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. SCHC participates in E-Verify.

Qualifications

Behaviors

Preferred

  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

Motivations

Preferred

  • Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

Licenses & Certifications

Required

  • MANREP

  • BLS

  • RDH

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