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Dental Hygienist Practitioner (Coudersport, PA)

  • Job ID: 934247672
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Cole Care
  • Department: RHC Dental Services
  • Location: 1001 E. Second Street, Coudersport PA 16915
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $20.01 to $33.17 / hour

Description

Purpose:
 

Responsibilities:

 

Perform dental procedures such as cleaning teeth, examining gums for signs of disease, and application of fluoride and sealants without the supervision of a dentist

Adheres to infection control procedures and the sterilization and care of instruments

Instructs children/adolescents/parents in the proper care of teeth and gums.

Explains procedures to be performed; collects and records patient health histories

Prepares and maintains dental instruments, supplies and equipment; prepares operatory for the patient visit.

Provides charges to appropriate staff for billing purposes based on care given.

Contact departments, as needed, to review various charge scenarios

Documentation and maintenance of accurate records for oral health patients

Perform all other job duties as assigned.


 

Qualifications

Certified by the Pennsylvania State Board of Dentistry as a Public Health Dental Hygiene Practitioner.
One year of dental hygiene experience in a dental practice or clinic.
Preferred education of an associates degree or work experience equivalent to be certified.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Dental Hygienist
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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