Dental Hygienist in Clinton, MO at Compass Health

Date Posted: 9/6/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Compensation: 30.00

1) Assist in Education/Promote oral health through presentations in local schools, civic organizations, community programs and various others entities 2) Assist with promote and implementation of the Preventive Services Program(PSP) in local schools CLINICAL 1) Perform patient screenings 2) Assess oral health conditions 3) Review of health history 4) Perform oral cancer screening 5) Perform head and neck inspection 6) Dental charting 7) Take blood pressure and pulse 8) Take dental radiographs 9) Remove calculus and plaque from all surfaces of patients teeth 10) Applying preventive materials to patients teeth (sealants, fluoride) 11) Educate patients about appropriate oral hygiene strategies to maintain oral health; (tooth brushing, flossing   and nutritional counseling) 12) Counsel patients about nutrition and its impact on oral health 13) Make impressions of patients teeth for study casts 14) Other duties as assigned


Job Requirements

Licensed as a Dental Hygienist in the State of Missouri. Demonstrated professional commitment to providing services to underserved persons. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Computer literate in electronic mail, word processing, and office management system software Has a commitment to service and personal excellence. Is team oriented and values diversity. CPR certified                   Although driving is not an essential function of the position, a valid license and agency established minimum automobile coverage are required in the event the employee drives during the course of employment.