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Dental Hygienist Job in Kannapolis, North Carolina

(Job ID: 504880)

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Kannapolis, North Carolina 28081



Jun 11, 2024




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Please apply at: Hiring Range: part-time (20-29 hours per week) $35.00/hour / full-time (30-40 hours per week), or school year to coincide with mobile program Hours: Flexible schedule available: part-time, full time or school year The Public Health Hygienist provides dental health education and quality services in the area of patient care, laboratory duties and administrative support. Hygienists maintain independent professional responsibility for patient care while working to meet agency goals within department guidelines as administered by the Dental Program Director. The Hygienist affects the efficiency and productivity of patient flow through timely, accurate and professional preparation of patients and patient information, including taking and processing x-rays. The Hygienist in this position may provide services in a fixed clinic, mobile dental facility or in a community-based setting. Primary Responsibilities: * Directly affect improvements in patient well-being through delivery of high quality preventative dental treatment * Ensure the delivery of competent, accurate dental care, and treatment as assigned * Provide personalized dental health education * Performance of expanded duties where qualified, including treatment on a mobile dental unit * Ensure accuracy, efficiency and appropriate confidentiality with patient charting, and related recordkeeping * Calibrated annually to perform community screenings Education/Experience: Graduation from an accredited dental hygiene program. North Carolina Dental Hygiene License. Current CPR certification. Two years of experience preferred. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: * Ability to organize and prioritize workload while meeting deadlines * Possess ability to work as an effective team member, and exercise sound judgement * Must be flexible enough to shift priorities * Possess basic computer and word processing skills * Ability to establish and maintain effective interpersonal work relationships Benefits: The benefits package includes excellent employer paid health insurance with low out of pocket cost, retirement pension (NC Local Government Retirement System), 401(k) with match, dental, vision, life, disability, paid vacation, paid sick, 13 paid holidays, paid parental leave, paid volunteer hours, employee assistance program, tuition reimbursement, longevity pay, wellness allowance and more. (Benefits differ for part time employees). Prior local and state government years of service count toward calculating vacation accrual rate! CHA does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, clients, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, and clients.

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