Dental Hygienist

  • MISSOULA COUNTY, MONTANA
  • Missoula, Montana
  • Jun 04, 2022
Part Time Public Health

Job Description

Definition

TO APPLY :
  • Please complete all sections of the online application, even if a resume is submitted.
  • Please include with your completed application the following attachments: Cover Letter and Resume.
  • Incomplete applications will be disqualified.
  • Complete job description available upon request to the Department of Human Resources.
Located halfway between Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks and home to the University of Montana, Missoula is an academic center situated in an outdoor enthusiast's paradise. Depending on the season, you can hike, ski, fish, float rivers, ride mountain bikes, or just sit back and marvel at the surrounding scenery. Join us in scenic, sophisticated, and service-oriented Missoula!

Partnership Health Center (PHC), 2019 and 2022 winner of the Employer of Choice Award for Missoula, and 2022 winner of the Montana Employer of Choice Award, offers impeccable, integrated services to over 16,000 individuals and families. A 7-site, co-applicant Federally Qualified Health Center with Missoula County, PHC fulfills its mission through the provision of a full range of primary care services - medical, dental, behavioral health, and an on-site pharmacy with a dedication to attending to the social determinants of health. Please visit our website to see the amazing benefits you will receive by joining our team such as medical (no cost for employee), dental, and vision insurance, loan forgiveness, retirement plan contributions, and generous paid sick and vacation time.

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

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

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.

Remote-eligible (Remote work is a type of flexible working arrangement that allows an employee to work from remote location)

No

Job Address

Missoula, Montana United States View Map