Dental Hygienist
Milwaukee, WI 
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Job Description
Join our team who is committed to the delivery of the highest quality health care service. We are seeking a full-time Dental Hygienist that is self-motivated, energetic, and a take charge individual. 
  
Responsibilities:
Perform as a dental hygienist consistent with professional standards as set by the State of Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services and Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers policies and procedures, performs screenings and assessments as expected of a dental hygienist seeing Pediatric and Adult patients, design and implement an ongoing patient recall system for maintenance of teeth, clean and polish teeth, remove calcareous deposits, accretions and stains from teeth and beneath gums; apply topical fluoride treatments, including silver diamine fluoride, perform scaling and root planning if needed under the direction of a consultative dentist.

Tuition reimbursement available

 
Qualifications:
  1. Licensed to practice as Dental Hygienist in State of Wisconsin
  2. Graduate of an accredited Dental Hygiene program
  3. Minimum 3 years’ experience as a licensed Registered Dental Hygienist working a full scope of practice license
  4. Thorough skill in using dental instruments for oral prophylaxis
  5. Licensed to administer local anesthetic in the state of Wisconsin preferred
  6. Ability to perform routine dental laboratory and dental patient care tasks
  7. Ability to place dental sealants and temporary restorations
  8. Must be able to perform all dental hygiene responsibilities without a dental assistant
  9. Ability to communicate effectively and educate patients on proper oral hygiene procedures
  10. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, officials, the public, patients, and other private and public organizational representative, dental care personnel and community groups and organizations
  11. Must be able to work in a clinic environment that allows for whatever flexibility is needed to meet the immediate patient needs which will include providing care in the medical exam room
  12. Ability to work under pressure, maintain personal composure, evaluate situations and act/react appropriately, and use tact in dealing with visitors, patients, and difficult situations.
  13. BLS Health Care Provider Certification
  14. Experience in Public Health and with multi-cultural populations preferred
  15. Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred

 

Contact Information
No Phone Calls Please. Qualified applicants may send resume to Sue Raymond, Vice President of Human Resources, Sixteenth Street Community Health Center, 1337 S. 16th St., Milwaukee, WI 53204 or fax to 414-672-0413.Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers is an equal employment opportunity employer.
Job Summary
Start Date
Immediately
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
40
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
1st Shift
Required Education
Associate Degree
Required Experience
3+ years
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