Closing Date: 2/20/xxxx
Salary Range: $21.72- $30.44 hourly
This position exists to provide maximum oral hygiene to the patients of the
Department of Human Services Dental Clinic. The principal clientele are those with
developmental disabilities, traumatic brain injuries and severe and persistent
Job Responsibilities Include:
• Perform all services permitted by the state Board of Dentistry pursuant to the
provisions of Section xxx-A, subdivision 5 of the Minnesota Dental Practices Act of
xxxx so that maximum oral hygiene may be maintained to the patients of State
Operated Services Dental Clinics.
• Design and implement a preventive dentistry program, in consultation with the
dentist, so that optimal levels of all clients' oral hygiene can be maintained.
• Hygienist will insure that infection control policies and procedures will be
followed to maintain a safe environment for staff and patients.
• Assist with clinic duties so that patient services and clinic communications and
operations run effectively and efficiently.
• Work cooperatively with all dental staff, Consultants, Contractors, supporting
staff, and patients in order to effectively address the health needs of patients we
Licensed as a Registered Dental Hygienist with the Board of Dentistry
Ability to effectively communicate with the team and also with people with
intellectual disabilities and their staff.
Have compassion for people with disabilities.
Positive attitude with great work ethic.
Willingness to work independently.
To facilitate proper crediting, please ensure that your resume clearly describes
your experience in the areas listed and indicates the beginning and ending month
and year for each job held.
REFERENCE/BACKGROUND CHECKS - The Department of Human Services will conduct
reference checks to verify job-related credentials and criminal background check
prior to appointment.
EDUCATION VERIFICATION - Applicants will be required to provide a copy of their
high school diploma at time of interview OR copies of their college transcript or
college degree/diploma at time of interview. Copies of the college degree/diploma
are acceptable ONLY if it clearly identifies the field in which it was earned.
Why Work For Us
GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits
package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life
insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts,
retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and
11 paid holidays each year.
Our mission as an employer is to actively recruit, welcome and support a workforce,
which is diverse and inclusive of people who are underrepresented in the
development of state policies, programs and practices, so that we can support the
success and growth of all people who call Minnesota home.
How to Apply
Applicants must apply to the MN Careers website http://www.mn.gov/careers Job ID xxxx5.
If you are unable to apply online, please contact the job information line at
If you have questions about the position, contact Krista Gilpin at
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AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Apply Here: https://mn.gov/mmb/careers/