Aug 29, 2019
POSITION DESCRIPTION Company: Vighter Medic--al Group LLC Title: Dental Hygienist Position Type: Contract 13 Week Assignment or temp to perm or perm Location: Mancelona, MI Reports to: Project Manager Shift Type: Days, 8:00am-4:30pm, 8 hours, Monday-Friday during clinic hours, closed for all major holidays (part-time 24-hour guarantee), no weekend requirements, no on call requirements Job Summary: Vighter is recruiting a contract dental hygienist to assist the doctor in documenting the current clinical condition and recommending treatment to provide the appropriate level of clinical care at Dental Clinics North-Mancelona. The registered dental hygienist promotes dental health through the direct delivery of oral hygiene and appropriate preventative services. Principle Accountabilities: Performs prophylaxes. Perform root planning. Apply sealants. Update patient health history and all required information. Dental charting existing restorations and missing teeth. Periodontal charting annually as PSR indicates. Placement of sub gingival medicaments as available. Take patient's blood pressure. Take x-rays. Take impressions for diagnostic models. Presentation of initial findings and recommended periodontal treatment. Confidently answer patient questions regarding any necessary treatment, give oral hygiene instructions to patients. Enter treatment performed and treatment plans in the chart. Assist in recare scheduling. Disinfect operatory and sterilize instruments. Assist the Doctor, Dental Assistants and Front Desk Staff as needed. Polish dental restorations. Assist in the triage and treatment of emergency patients. Administer local anesthetic. Obtains baseline oral hygiene assessment data based upon accepted principles of oral hygiene and periodontal care. Develop preliminary treatment plans for clients prior to Drs exam. Review treatment plans with client and explain options available. Provides clinical oral hygiene services including dental x-rays, prophylaxis, scaling, sealant and/or fluoride application consistent with accepted professional practices and standards and in compliance with applicable state laws and agency protocols. Responsible for inventory control and ordering hygiene materials following established purchasing procedures. Insures the proper disposal of all contaminated or potentially contaminated materials in accordance with the Dental Department directives and agency policy as well as state and federal rules and regulations. Experience with Intra-oral camera, plasma arc curing light, electronic blood pressure cuff, ultrasonic scalers, autoclave, radiographic equipment. Credentialing Requirements: Current unrestricted Michigan state license to practice as a dental hygienist Required Bachelors degree Required Must be authorized to work for any employer in the USA Shall not have been convicted of a felony Shall be able to read, write, and speak English Shall be able to operate a personal computer utilizing Microsoft applications, such as Explorer, Outlook, Word, Excel, etc. so as to efficiently create and/or utilize an Electronic Medical Record Education: Evidence of graduation from baccalaureate Required Experience: New grads accepted Travel: None Physical Requirements/Working Environment Must be able to sit for more than 8 hours per day Must be willing to work overtime if necessary Must be able to use an elevator or walk up and down stairs Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds and carry up to 10 feet Must be able to routinely grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbows/knees and reach above and below shoulders Must be able to read and interpret handwritten and typewritten print Must be able to communicate by voice and detect sound by ear Must be able to pass a criminal background investigation Must be able to pass a 5-panel urine drug screen Benefits: General Liability, Professional Liability, and Medical Malpractice Insurance paid for by the company Full-time employees receive Health, Dental, Vision, Basic Life, Voluntary Life, Accidental Disability & Dismemberment, 4% retirement match 401K, Short-term and Long-term Disability, Critical Illness, and Accident Coverage .
Vighter Medical Group Mancelona, MI 49659, USA Full-Time