Registered Dental Hygienist

Job ID: 11571

Posted: 9 Days Ago

Base: Camp Lejeune

FLSA: Hourly Non-Exempt

Job Type: Permanent

Location: North Carolina (NC)

Gross Pay: $35.30

DENTAL HYGIENIST

“We encourage Military Veterans and Military Spouses to apply"

SITE OF SERVICE

·        Naval Dental Center, Camp Lejeune, NC, including all associated clinics

POSITION QUALIFICATION/REQUIREMENTS:

·        Degree: Associates Degree or Bachelor’s Degree

·        Education: Successful completion of a dental hygiene program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) of the American Dental Association (ADA).

·        Certification: Certified in radiography as required by 42 CFR Part 75.

·        Experience: As required to meet clinical competency requirements specified in the Service-specific credentialing instructions.

·        License: Current, full, active, and unrestricted license as a Dental Hygienist.

·        Other Certification: Maintain a current Hands-on BLS through AHA or ARC

·        English Language Requirement: The Contractor shall ensure that all HCWs providing services under this contract are able to read, write, and speak English well enough to effectively communicate.

·        HCW Physical Capability: HCWs shall be physically capable of standing and/or sitting for extended periods of time and physically capable of performing all services.

 

SPECIFIC DUTIES:

·        Must be able to navigate and utilize Corporate Dental Application (CDA)/Corporate Dental System (CDS), i.e. check/review patient schedule, check-in patients, make appointments, pull-up x-rays, Record/Chart daily dental treatment and time involved in patient care and non-patient functions.

OR

·        Must learn how to navigate and utilize Corporate Dental Application (CDA)/Corporate Dental System (CDS) within 90 days of onboarding. The HCW will be expected to check/review patient schedule, check-in patients, make appointments, pull-up x-rays, Record/Chart daily dental treatment and time involved in patient care and non-patient functions. 

 

GENERAL DUTIES:

·        Examine patient's oral cavity to include mouth, throat, and pharynx, and record conditions of teeth and surrounding tissues. Refer patients to dentist who have abnormalities to include cavities, defective fillings, suspicious growths, or periodontal disease.

·        Apply desensitizing and other topical agents to treat abnormalities to include caries prevention, gingivitis and oral ulceration.

·        Instruct patients, individually and in groups, in proper oral hygiene care using materials to include teeth models, displays, slides, toothbrushes, dental floss, disclosing tablets and mirrors.

·        Demonstrate proper techniques of brushing, flossing, and use of necessary periodontal aids. Explain the common causes of tooth decay and its relationship to general diet.

·        Take impressions and construct sports/safety mouth guards and soft night guards for vital bleaching.

·        Polish restorations and apply pit and fissure sealants.

HOURS:

·        Services shall be provided between the hours of 0600 and 1800, Monday through Friday.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS/SKILLS

Must be comfortable in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. Must be able and willing to reprioritize on short notice and work on multiple simultaneous projects. Flexible and able to work with various personalities. Team work skills required. Time management skills required. The ability to meet deadlines in a deadline intensive environment is essential. High level of adaptability and willingness to embrace change in a fast-paced, demanding environment.

 

LUKE is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration from employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age or any other characteristic protected by law.

Links:

To learn more about LUKE please visit our website at:

http://www.lukestaffing.com

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