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TRC - Dental - Dental Hygienist

880 E 2nd St, Jamestown, NY 14701, USA Req #4127
Friday, November 11, 2022
The Resource Center has been providing services to persons with disabilities in the Chautauqua County area since 1958. From our humble beginnings as a gathering of parents and concerned citizens who wanted to provide educational and training opportunities for persons with developmental and intellectual disabilities, The Resource Center has grown into a comprehensive agency providing services to thousands of persons with all types and levels of disabilities.

The Resource Center is the largest non-governmental employer in Chautauqua County with more than 1,300 employees on its payroll.

The mission of The Resource Center is to support individuals with disabilities and other challenges in achieving maximum independence, contributing to their community, experiencing lifelong growth, and enjoying quality of life.

DENTAL HYGIENIST JOB DESCRIPTION

RESPONSIBLE TO:Practice Manager

Dentist

FUNCTION:

To provide dental hygiene, prophylaxis and general dental education to all registered patients of the Diagnostic and Treatment Dental Office.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Technical knowledge of dental hygiene practices, the ability to work with a wide variety of people, the ability to self-initiate and self-direct, ability to develop and maintain services for a specified caseload in accordance with acceptable standard Dental Office practice. Physical condition or reasonable accommodation(s) commensurate with demands of the job.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Graduate of an accredited school of Dental Hygiene and New York State licensure or eligibility to practice as a Dental Hygienist. Current certification in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation.

IDENTIFIED KEY COMPETENCIES:Not yet identified

DUTIES:

SUPERVISORY:Not Applicable

OTHER DUTIES:Refer to Appendix

REQUIRED TOOLS:Refer to Appendix

Revision Date: 04.21.21

Health Services

THE RESOURCE CENTER

Grade 22; Exempt

PTO/CAT: 4

CFR: 390

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DENTAL HYGIENIST

JOB DESCRIPTION APPENDIX

OTHER DUTIES:

1. Assesses individuals to determine their current dental status.

2. Establishes patient chart and records necessary dental information.

3. Performs dental prophylaxis and other dental hygiene tasks as necessary.

4. Determines the number and necessity of dental prophylactic visits per year.

5. Provides instruction on home dental care and overall dental education.

6. Performs dental radiographs for initial and follow-up prophylactic appointments.

7. Assures the dental hygiene instruments and equipment are cleaned, disinfected, and sterilized and maintained in operating order.

8. Acts as dental assistant as necessary.

9. Performs any other related duties as requested

REQUIRED TOOLS:

1.Access to related electronic health record

2.Badge Access

3.E-mail (Internal and external account)

4.Internet

5.Laptop

6.Others as needed or requested

The Resource Center is an equal employment opportunity employer and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, citizenship status, military status, domestic violence status, predisposing genetic characteristics or genetic information, physical or mental disability, any other category protected by law, or any other non-job related characteristic. As needed, The Resource Center will provide reasonable accommodations for disabilities to employees and applicants whenever such accommodation would not create an undue hardship or a safety concern in the conduct of TRC’s operations.

Other details

  • Job Family TRC - Active - PFL/DBL Eligible
  • Pay Type Salary
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  • 880 E 2nd St, Jamestown, NY 14701, USA