Dental Hygienist - Hialeah
University of Florida - Hialeah, FL

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PLEASE READ: ONLY APPLICANTS THAT APPLY THROUGH http://jobs.ufl.edu WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR HIRE. REQUISITION NUMBER 0902987. MUST APPLY BY May 21, 2013

This position will work 24 hours per week.

The part-time Dental Hygienist position is located at the University of Florida Hialeah Dental Clinic and works under the direction of the dental faculty to provide oral hygiene instruction, dental cleanings and other procedures, as directed.

Performs oral prophylaxis, periodontal maintenance procedures, scaling and root planing procedures for patients of the Hialeah Dental Clinic, as permitted by Florida law. Instructs, evaluates and supervises patients in oral hygiene education and preventive dental techniques.

Keeps dental faculty advised of patient appointments and coordinates scheduling between doctors and patients.

Completes appropriate extra- and intra-oral exam, including probing and charting, and maintains current medical and dental history, blood pressure, radiographs, progress notes and charge entry.

Create, maintain and support the patient recall system and scheduling in cooperation with the front office staff to assure timely care and scheduling of patients.

Participates in dental in-service training and lectures. Attends meetings as required. Required to maintain current CPR certification and RDH licensure. Performs other related duties as necessary.

Hours may vary due to workload.
$20.00 – $35.00 per hour, commensurate with education and experience.