Registered Dental Hygienist is responsible for ensuring that InterCare’s goals and performance expectations relative to dental hygiene services are consistently implemented and continuously improved, while providing quality dental treatment in accordance with InterCare’s clinical guidelines and Michigan’s Rules and Regulations.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Prepare dental operatories and labs daily for efficient and timely dental care
Advise and instruct patients regarding preventative dental care
Analyze and evaluate dental needs to determine changes and trends in patterns of dental disease
Apply fluoride and sealants to teeth
Educates patients about brushing, flossing and maintaining good dental health
Examine teeth, gums, and related tissues, using dental instruments, x-rays, and other diagnostic equipment, to evaluate dental health, diagnose diseases or abnormalities, and plan appropriate treatments
Improving your clinical skills and acumen through participation in continuing education and training opportunities
Possessing a strong work ethic, outgoing personality, good communication skills, and a personable chair-side manner.
Follow HIPAA guidelines and safety rules
Attends staff meetings
Participates in on-going required training
Performs other duties, as assigned
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCES:
Graduate of an accredited dental hygiene school
Current license in dental hygiene from the State of Michigan
Strong computer skills: experience with Electronic Health Records (NextGen preferred)
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
InterCare Community Heath Network provides a rewarding and challenging work environment, and a very competitive benefits package which includes: a generous paid time off package including paid holidays, competitive wages, tuition assistance program, medical, prescription, dental, and life insurance. InterCare Community Health Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
InterCare Community Health Network is a not-for-profit organization headquartered in Bangor, Michigan. We employ 400 medical and dental health professionals and support personnel at multiple locations. InterCare is a federally qualified health center dedicated to improving individual health and reducing health issues in communities that we serve. We pursue our vision through the delivery of a broad range of primary care services and by promoting open access for all. InterCare's main focus is on disease prevention, wellness, and regular and timely treatment of chronic conditions. We pride ourselves on excellent communications with our patients, and on a strong health education focus that helps our patients and their families become involved in their own health care.
From: InterCare Community Health Network
InterCare Community Health Network is a not-for-profit organization, headquartered in Bangor, Michigan with 400 medical and dental health...