Company: Community Health Connections
Posted on: January 11, 2022
Essential Duties and Major Responsibilities: Prepare operatory
for patient care by cleaning, sanitizing and maintaining equipment,
sterilizing and sharpening equipment. Greet the patient, making
them feel at-ease and comfortable. Take and record medical and
dental histories and updated personal information in patient's
chart. Expose and develop x-ray film. Make intra oral impressions
for study casts. Pour study models, trim, make bleaching trays.
Dispense bleach and inform proper usage to patient. Perform full
mouth periodontal probing or PSR on initial and appropriate
subsequent visits. Record findings; note bleeding mobility, furcae
involvement and tissue tone in patient's chart. Clean calcareous
deposits, accretions, and stains from teeth supra and
sub-gingivally. Scaling Root Planning and Periodontic maintenance
cleanings, determine whether patient needs 3, 4 or 6-month recall.
Apply fluorides and other decay preventing agents to arrest dental
decay. Polish and floss teeth Remove excess cement from coronal
surfaces of teeth. Provide clinical services and health education
to improve and maintain oral health such as brushing, flossing, and
other plaque control methods. Apply sealant to the surfaces of
teeth per diagnosis of dentist. Prioritize activities and
assignments as to their relative importance. Exercise care in the
completion of work assignments and request direction when needed.
Implement improvement measures and suggests ways to improve
efficiency of operation and working conditions. Attend all
mandatory office and health center meetings. Works as part of team
and works at the Fitchburg Community Health Center as required.
Demonstrate understanding and commitment of the health center
mission Demonstrate understanding and commitment to the established
CHC Values and Standards Other duties may be assigned. Minimum
Qualifications: Graduate from an accredited Dental Hygiene School
Successful completion of the National and State examination with
Certification One (1) similar work, internship or volunteer
experience year experience required Proficient reading, writing,
and speaking in English. Employment Type: Full Time Years
Experience: 1 - 3 years Salary: $64,000 - $78,000 Annual
Keywords: Community Health Connections, Nashua , Dental Hygienist, Healthcare , Fitchburg, New Hampshire
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