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Dental Hygienist Job in Chicago, IL 60621
(Job ID: 327459)



Chicago, IL 60621



Apr 08, 2021




Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri


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Why Howard Brown Health A mission-driven organization for purpose-driven people. Howard Brown exists to eliminate the disparities in healthcare experienced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people through research, education and the provision of services that promote health and wellness Community-based health clinics in some of Chicago’s most underserved neighborhoods The largest LGBTQ health provider in the Midwest What is in it for you: A commitment to work-life balance with: 3-weeks paid vacation and 1-week of personal time 12 accrued sick days per year  9 paid holidays, including Juneteenth PTO Exchange allows employees to turn unused PTO into liquid assets Employer-sponsored health, dental, vision insurance with two PPO plans and an HMO plan. BCBS HMO, PPO and PPO Select Plans HMO premium = $27/month BCBS Dental premium = $7.50/month EyeMed Vision premium = $3.26/month 401k program with up to 5% employer match after 90 days = $1,700+ Employer-paid basic life insurance valued at one times the annual salary up to $100K Voluntary Life and ADandD, and Short-term and Long-term disability Up to $720 pre-tax commuter and parking benefit account Flexible Spending Accounts for healthcare and dependent care Tuition Reimbursement and Student Loan Forgiveness Programs; NHSC and PSLF Employee Assistance Program with 5 employer-paid counseling sessions 50% off at Brown Elephant Resale Shops and discounts at local businesses What you can expect: As a full-time, registered dental hygienist, you are committed to patient care and excellence. You will play a critical role to our core values and mission of better serving our patients. How you will make an impact: Provide competent nonsurgical periodontal therapy Maintain an active Periodontal Maintenance Program Prepare patient for dental hygiene treatment by welcoming, soothing, seating, and draping patient Take and develop dental x-rays Help dentist manage dental and medical emergencies by maintaining CPR certification, emergency drug and oxygen supply, and emergency telephone directory Educate patients by giving oral hygiene, plaque control, and postoperative instructions Generate patient referrals to specialists as ordered by Dentist Ensure operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements Maintain dental supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops Safeguards confidentiality of the medical charts/records and complies with all local, state, and federal laws pertaining to medical records Minimum Qualifications: State Licensure/Certification as required to work as a dental hygienist High School diploma or equivalency Previous dental experience Active CPR certification Preferred Qualifications: Current Certification to Administer Anesthetic