DENTAL HYGIENIST

  • Willmar, MN
  • Carris Health
  • Dental Clinic
  • Part-time, Day
  • Monday-Friday
  • Professional/ Technical - Patient Care
  • Req #: 201906778-49821
  • Posted: December 11, 2019

Summary

JOB SUMMARY: Under the direction of a licensed dentist, promotes dental health by performing dental prophylaxis or periodontal therapy, providing oral cancer screening and radiographic studies, conduct oral assessments, conduct patient education and explain how to practice good oral hygiene, provide.  Provide back-up support for instruction, supervision and evaluation of Dental Hygiene students, Dual Licensed Dental Therapy students and Dental students to work with patients to perform oral prophylaxis, conduct patient education and explain how to practice good oral hygiene, provide dental hygiene services to patients, provide other duties related to preservation of dental health and prevention of dental disease. 

EDUCATION AND TRAINING:  Graduate of accredited Dental Hygiene school, BS degree and licensed by the state of Minnesota. 

EXPERIENCE:  Previous 3 years dental experience required.  Previous supervisory/instructor experience preferred.  

NOTE: The dental clinic follows the academic schedule of the UMN School of Dentistry. As a result, the dental clinic is closed during school breaks (Spring break, Summer break, Winter break, etc.) Staff do not accrue enough PTO to cover all clinic closings, resulting in unpaid time off each year. The amount of unpaid time off varies each year, and is dependant on the academic schedule of the UMN School of Dentistry.

CentraCare Health and Carris Health have made a commitment to diversity in its workforce. All individuals including, but not limited to, individuals with disabilities, are encouraged to apply. CentraCare Health and Carris Health are EEO/AA employers.
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