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DENTAL HYGIENIST

Company: Long Island FQHC
Location: Hempstead
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

OUR VISION

To continue as an eminent healthcare provider on Long Island, dedicating ourselves to providing exceptional health care for all our patients and to transform both the lives of the individual, and the community, for the better, one person at a time.

OUR MISSION

To provide access to equitable, optimal healthcare by improving the overall wellness of all individuals in our communities and delivering high quality comprehensive patient centered care.

OUR VALUE PROPOSITION

To provide whole person care that will ensure that all patients have access to primary, specialty and social health care to achieve and maintain optimal wellness at a transparent and affordable cost.

JOB TITLE: Dental Hygienist

REPORTS TO: Dental Director

The following statements reflect the general duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job and should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of this position.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

- Perform oral inspections and examinations

- Order and take dental x-rays

- Perform supra and subgingival scaling

- Place temporary restorations and recement crowns

- Remove structures

- Perform oral prophylaxis and polishing

- Assist in teaching dental employees relating to in-service programs and training

- Participate in dental health education, including preventative care, and nutrition

- Assist in the planning and development of programs for oral preventative care and coordinate the dental treatment for patients or clients of community agencies

- Assist in oral health education activities at community agencies

- Participate in community oral health screening activities

- Assist in the maintenance of dental supplies

- Perform other duties as assigned or when necessary

QUALIFICATIONS:

- Certificate or Diploma from accredited Dental Hygiene School or College required

- New York State License required

- Minimum of three years experience

- Bilingual in English and Spanish/Creole preferred.

SALARY: Commensurate with experience

MORE INFORMATION: This is an exempt position.

Keywords: Long Island FQHC, Hempstead , DENTAL HYGIENIST, Healthcare , Hempstead, New York

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