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Dental Hygienist - Full Time

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Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa


Tama, IA

Skills And Qualifications:


-         Must be a Registered Dental Hygienist in good standing with licensure board.

-         Must have at least 2 years of experience after clinical rotation.

-         Prefer employment as clinical dental hygienist in 12 of the last 36 months.

-         Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision.

-         Must possess CPR Certification.

-         Must submit and pass a federal background check.

-         Requires Hepatitis B series vaccinations.

-         Prefer experience working with Native American populations.

-         Prefer experience working with Electronic Dental Health records.

-         Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.

-         Have good manual dexterity.

-         Must be creative in approach to patient management and oral health education.

-         Must adhere to confidentiality guidelines.

-         Must possess strong computer skills in Microsoft Office programs and other healthcare software as needed.

Duties And Responsibilities:

-         Complete patient screening procedures such as assessment of oral health conditions, reviewing health history, oral cancer screening, head and neck inspection, dental charting and taking blood pressure and pulse.

-         Taking and uploading dental radiography.

-         Removing calculus and plaque from all surfaces of the teeth.

-         Applying preventive materials to the teeth such as sealants and fluoride.

-         Instructing patients on appropriate oral hygiene strategies to maintain oral health such as tooth brushing and flossing.

-         Counsel patients about good nutrition and the impact on oral health.

-         Make impressions of patient’s teeth for study cast models.

-         Documentation and office management activities with Nextgen Software.

-         Administer local anesthetic agents.

-         Other duties as assigned.



Salary And Benefits:

Annual Salary Range: DOQ

Contact Info:

Questions: Dana Davenport, HR Specialist Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa 349 Meskwaki Rd Tama, Iowa 52339 641-484-4678 Ext. 9237

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