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Dental Hygienist 

Description

Are you a Hygienist looking for an amazing opportunity to "make a difference"??

Are you committed to providing excellent customer service in every interaction??

Then look no further…...

Community First Health Centers is currently looking for an exceptional Dental Hygienist to join our team!!

Under the supervision of the Dental Clinic Practice Manager, you'll perform assessments of oral health to recognize health and disease(s), provide treatment and assist patients in maintaining a healthy mouth in collaboration with the dental team.

This position will be located out of our New Haven medical facility located at 58144 Gratiot Avenue.

Daily responsibilities of our Dental Hygienist may include:

  • Ability to build rapport with patient(s), paying attention to detail and providing excellent customer service through positive, professional interaction
  • Review and document patient dental history accurately and in detail as well as any current issues/concerns in EMR
  • Evaluate overall oral health, examining oral cavity for signs of periodontal disease or possible cancers, including sores, recessed & bleeding gums and oral lesions
  • Follow through with oral hygiene procedures in accordance with treatment plans prescribed by the Dentist; procedures may include prophylaxis, periodontal scaling, root planning, debridement, application of fluoride treatment(s) and/or protective sealant(s)
  • Ability to apply anesthetics as needed and/or administer nitrous sedation
  • Knowledge and use of film and/or radiograph; ability to take impressions
  • Light general office assistance including unlocking doors, turning on equipment, stocking supplies and/or disinfecting treatment room(s)
  • Participation in quality improvement activities
  • Other duties as assigned

This is a full time; 40 hours per week opportunity

Hours will be gained Monday thru Friday; 830am - 5pm and will include a late night to 7pm and a rotating Saturday; 9am to 2pm.

Why work for Community First Health Centers?

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including;

  • Bi-Weekly Competitive Pay
  • Excellent Health Insurance through Blue Cross/Blue Shield of MI with no exposure to a deductible, copays or coinsurance with low premiums
  • Dental coverage provided through Delta Dental of Michigan
  • Vision coverage provided through VSP
  • 100% Company Paid Life & AD&D Insurance, Short Term Disability Coverage and Long Term Disability Coverage
  • 403(b) Thrift Savings Plan; 2% (up to 7%) annual salary employer contribution whether you participate or not!
  • Generous Holiday, Vacation and Personal time
  • Professional growth opportunities/cross training
  • Employee Recognition and Assistance Programs

Community First Health Centers: Improving the quality of life for our community!!

 
Position Requirements

  • Associates and/or Bachelors degree from a Dental Hygienist school/program
  • Active Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) license required
  • Current certification to administer Local Anesthetic & Nitrous Oxide Sedation
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in all matters at all times
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal guidance
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills, to effectively and tactfully deal with a diverse group of patients, staff, customers and community groups
  • Computer proficiency including experience with EMR system(s)
  • Must maintain Basic Life Support certification
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Location New Haven Dental  
About the Organization Community First Health Centers is a non-profit, Federal Qualified Community Health Center. We have been providing health care services through our nation's health center program since 1975. We service Macomb and St. Clair counties with offices in Algonac, New Haven & Port Huron. While our focus will always be on the underserved, our doors are open to the entire community in which we practice. Our mission is to provide high quality, patient centered health care that is respectful, compassionate and accessible to all members of our community. Our care is customized to each patient and offered in a 'patient first' atmosphere with exceptional customer service.  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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