Registered Dental Hygienist
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Multiple Locations - Saint Paul, MN
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Description

This position is a flexible FTE up to 1.0. Benefits are eligible at a .5 and above. Travel between 3 St. Paul locations is required. 

Summary/Objective 

Responsible for patient management and the practice of dental hygiene in accordance with the rules and regulations of the Minnesota Board of Dentistry for a Registered Dental Hygienist and the principles of practice.

Essential Functions

This position requires one to work cooperatively and collaboratively with other job families to provide an excellent patient experience.

Provides hygiene services in accordance with the rules and regulations of the Board of Dentistry.

Most common:

  • Dental imaging
  • Prophylaxis, scaling and root planning
  • Fluoride application
  • Sealant application
  • Dental charting
  • Administer local anesthetic
  • Monitor nitrous oxide
  • Patient education
  • Assists in maintaining and ordering the hygiene inventory.

As Minnesota's largest Federally Qualified Health Center, Minnesota Community Care Services ensures that the communities we serve have access to high quality and affordable health care. Approximately 86% of our patients in the 2016 calendar year were people of color from Asian, African American, American Indian or Latino communities, and 98% of our patients had incomes below 200% of federal poverty guidelines.  

Qualifications

Required Education and Experience

  • Graduation from an accredited dental hygiene school.
  • Valid Minnesota license to practice dental hygiene.
  • Maintenance of continuing education, especially pertaining to general and public health dentistry.
  • CPR certification.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Experience preferred in the practice of general and public health dentistry.
  • Public health interest/experience preferred.
  • Bilingual Spanish/English preferred.
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