Dental Hygienist

  • MISSOULA COUNTY, MONTANA
  • Missoula, Montana
  • Nov 28, 2021
Part Time Public Health

Job Description

Definition

TO APPLY: Please attach the following documents to your completed online application: Cover Letter and Resume.

Provides Dental Hygienist services in the PHC Dental Clinic.

Representative Examples of Work

Provides direct patient care in accordance with state dental laws.
  • Provides oral health education to patients.
  • Maintains patient charts, clinic progress notes, and PHC clinic records.
  • Works with PHC Dental Director and Coordinator to order supplies.
  • Serves as dental assistant upon request, including chair-side assisting, sterilization of equipment and radiograph processing.
  • Participates in PHC staff meetings.
Performs related work as required or directed.

Minimum Qualifications

EDUCATION: Requires graduation from an accredited Dental Hygiene Program. Requires a current license to practice dental hygiene in the state of Montana.

EXPERIENCE: Work-related experience is desirable, but not required. Experience working with a multi-disciplinary health care team desirable.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Requires immunizations or proof of immunity to certain infectious diseases and a TB test. New employees will be asked to volunteer vaccination status for required vaccines upon hire and will be offered assistance during hiring to receive necessary immunizations. Employees who have not received the vaccines required for their positions or who are unwilling to voluntarily provide vaccination status for required vaccines will receive a reasonable accommodation where such accommodation does not require an undue hardship or endanger the health or safely of any person.

Physical/Environmental Demands

The work requires lifting of supply boxes in the medium range (up to 30 lbs); requires exposure to x-ray equipment. The employee may risk exposure to biohazards (ex. blood and disinfectant chemicals), and communicable diseases. Work is performed walking or standing much of the time.

Job Address

Missoula, Montana United States View Map