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Purpose of Job:
Improve the overall health of the communities we serve by providing oral health care to adults and children as follows:
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Education/Experience: Graduation from an accredited dental hygiene program required. Previous experience in a community dental clinic preferred. Valid hygienist licensure in Washington State required. Must be able to secure credentialing through identified agencies (Medicaid, etc.).

Skills: Effective oral and written communication skills required. Computer skills required.
Performs scaling, cleaning, polishing of teeth as required.
Administers local anesthesia.
Places amalgams and composite restorations.
Performs x-rays as needed.
Records evaluations of oral condition on dental charts.
Gives oral hygiene instructions, dietary advice and provides information about necessary dental care.
Participates in the development and implementation of provider productivity standards.
Participates in staff meetings and in-service training as directed by Dental Director.
Represents CHAS at conferences, meetings, and continuing education programs.
Treats patients with highest respect in all functions of job and maintains patient confidentiality.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Physical Demands:
Hygienists are required to stand under one-third of the day; while sitting and being mobile are required one-third to two-thirds of the time. They are required to use hands to finger, handle or feel over two-thirds of the time, as well as reach with hands and arms. Climbing, kneeling or crouching occurs less than one-third of the time; while balancing, stooping and crouching occur between one-third and two-thirds of the day. Communicating by talking / hearing occurs over two-thirds of the day. Smelling occurs between one-third and two-thirds of the day. Amount of time spent lifting or exerting force is about 30% for up to 10 pounds. Rarely is there a need to lift more than 11 pounds.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Spokane, WA
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Posted March 06, 2018

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