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Dental Hygienist Job in Chicago, IL 60617
(Job ID: 407205)



Chicago, IL 60617



May 23, 2023




Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, Sat


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Chicago Family Health Center


About Us Chicago Family Health Center is actively seeking a passionate and motivated Dental Hygienist to join our rapidly growing dental practice. This exciting opportunity calls for a dynamic Dentist who is motivated and committed to providing quality care. Apply today and discover the many benefits of sharing your expertise with our valued patients. Position Summary Responsible for direct provision of teeth cleaning, periodontal services, oral hygiene and appropriate preventive services to dental patients of the center. The Registered Dental Hygienist will also be responsible for educating individuals and groups on proper oral health prevention and maintenance. Essential Functions Practices and maintains proper infectious disease prevention procedures, including cleaning and sterilization of dental instruments and disinfection of dental equipment. Provides oral health education and appropriate individual counseling for all dental patients in home care with proper brushing and flossing techniques either in the mouth or using dental models. Provides dental services including taking dental x-rays (panoramic, bitewings, complete series), teeth cleaning, scaling and root planning (using instruments manually, rotary equipment for polishing and ultrasonic equipment), sealant application and fluoride application consistent with accepted professional practices and standards and in compliance with the center’s clinical protocols. Organizes and performs preventive oral health presentations at on-site and off-site locations. Assists in the provision of health education in the community as requested. Participates in the QI program of the Dental Department as requested. Performs procedures as delegated and directed by a dentist in accordance with Dental Department protocol and directives. Comply with Dental Department directives and policies as well as center policies and procedures relative to infection control, exposure control and safety issues. Education, Experience and Skills Graduation from an accredited school of dental hygiene. Ability to establish and maintain effective professional relationships with other healthcare providers. Ability to be clinically fluent in Spanish preferred. Excellent interpersonal and written communications skills required. Ability to maintain appropriate clinical privileges required. Licensure and Credentials Unrestricted license to practice Dental Hygiene in the State of Illinois. Current CPR (BLS) certification. Benefits Great teamwork and support staff (amazing dental assistants, outstanding patient coordinators) Medical, Dental, Vision (Employee/Employer Contribution) Company Paid Life Insurance and Short-term andamp; Long-term Disability Plus Supplemental Life Insurance Continuing Dental Education (CDE) time/Allowance 401 (k) Vacation/Sick Time Developmental Support Tuition Reimbursement Equal Opportunity: Chicago Family Health Center is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer who is committed to cultivating diversity, equity and inclusion within all aspects of our organizations. We stand against and prohibit discrimination in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected status.

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