Dental Hygienist

Website Community Health Service, Inc.

We are on the search for a part-time Dental Hygienist to join our Moorhead, MN team. As a Dental Hygienist, your role is to

  • Provide superior patient care and service; exhibit outstanding customer service and hospitality as well as chair side manner.
  • Take radiographs of patients using standard dental radiographic equipment
  • Stay on schedule as much as possible to create no patient wait time; help manage patient flow; maintain time flexibility for patients; be present, engaged, and ready to work at all assigned shift times. Educate patient on oral hygiene, health, disease as well as procedures and services; establish/communicate continued care.
  • Applying preventive materials to the teeth such as fluorides and sealants
  • Verify patient health history and document appropriately in patient’s chart.
  • Maintain patient confidentiality through HIPAA compliance • Perform the following duties as applicable by practice and/or state laws:
  • Screen for Oral Cancer
  • Take and record patients’ blood pressure accurately
  • Take alginate impressions and fabricate whitening trays
  • Maintain accurate and legible notes in patients’ charts
  • Assist with other office duties as requested or needed

ARE YOU A GOOD FIT?

In addition to being a wonderful team member and advocate for patients, we are seeking an individual with the below qualifications:

PHYSICAL ABILITIES

  • Ability to bend and crouch occasionally, sit continuously, and stand or walk frequently.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally.
  • Ability to use hands/arms, feet/legs for repetitive fine to large motor skill movements.

EDUCATION & SKILLS

  • Valid Dental Hygienist License and Minimum of an associate degree in Dental Hygiene
  • Certification for other duties as required by the state practice act
  • Maintain annual OSHA, HIPAA, and Infection Control training as required by law
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Versed in Eagle Soft is highly preferred
  • Strong multi-tasking and organizational skills
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of all company policies and rules

WORK VALUES

  • Cooperation: pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
  • Attention to Detail: being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
  • Integrity: Being honest and ethical.
  • Dependability: reliable, responsible, dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
  • Self-Control: maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.

WHAT ARE THE PERKS, YOU ASK?

CHSI promotes a healthy work/life balance for employees through a generous time off program. Those eligible are offered:

  • Paid Time Off (PTO): Starts at 14 days per year and jumps to 19 days by year two!
  • Personal Days Off (PDO): In addition to PTO, we offer 4 paid personal days each year.
  • Paid Holidays: CHSI offers 8.5 days of holiday pay.

CHSI also provides retirement, medical, and insurance plans to employees. Those eligible may enroll in:

  • 401K Retirement Plan, with a 4% company match!
  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • HSA Health Savings Account and/or Flexible Spending Account
  • Life & Disability Insurance (Short Term Disability premiums paid by CHSI)
  • Pet Insurance
  • Supplemental Voluntary Benefits

Loan Reimbursement Options: Our employees who work in clinical positions may be eligible for loan reimbursement of up to $145,000 through the National Health Service Corps! Visit http://www.nhsc.hrsa.gov for more information.

READY TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE?

If this role is a great fit for your skills & personality, please complete our quick online application on the right side of the page.

PLEASE NOTE:

CHSI is an EEO/Affirmative Action/Veteran-friendly employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

CHSI facilities are deemed under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA).

To apply for this job email your details to brittney.dahlin@mnachc.org