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Dental Hygienist

Crescent Community Health Center, Dubuque, IA

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Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides clinical services including but not limited to: oral prophylaxis, instruction for proper home care techniques for oral hygiene including tooth brushing, flossing, nutrition and need for professional care; apply topical fluorides and sealants; screen and evaluate clients regarding caries detection, periodontal pathology; assess medical history; operate digital radiography equipment; supra and sub gingival scaling and curettage; root planning; procedures involving team periodontal techniques;  administration of local anesthetics; gross debridement in treatment of acute periodontal conditions.
  • Provides dental education and instruction to clients individually and/or in groups.
  • Assists dentist as required in treatment of teeth and gums.
  • Uses all available resources in diagnosis and treatment in an appropriate and cost efficient manner.
  • Maintains electronic clinical records and maintains other records regarding services provided, supplies and materials used.
  • Participates in development of dental policies, procedures, dental record, and quality improvement plan.
  • Maintains, uses, processes, and stores instruments, supplies, and equipment according to established standards.
  • Participates in ensuring professional education for self and staff to maintain the highest level of expertise.
  • Maintains positive relationships with other professionals within the community.

Position Schedule:  Wed. and Thurs. 8:00 am - 1:00 pm and Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Experience:  Five years’ hygienist experience required

Education:   Graduate of accredited school of dental hygiene.  Licensed to practice in Iowa.

Requirements: Current State of Iowa dental hygiene license/registration. Certified for anesthesia and Nitrous.

Must be qualified to become an authorized driver in accordance with driver authorization guidelines.

Pre-employment drug screening and background check required.

Crescent offers competitive salary and excellent benefits. If you are interested in joining a mission driven non-profit that truly makes a difference in people’s lives, submit a resume with salary expectations to mkenneally@crescentchc.org .  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.






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Req Num --
ID 396839
Dubuque, IA
Positions 1
Part Time
Pay --
Health Care
First Shift
Retirement Plan

Preferred Candidates

Years of Experience 2-5 Years
Education Associates

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