Job Location: Fayetteville, AR Job Type: PRN Department:
Mobile Dental Unit Shift:
As needed (PRN)
Job Posting:Dental Hygienist (PRN) Employment Type:PRN Location:Mobile Dental Unit - Fayetteville, AR Department:Mobile Dental Unit Shift:As needed (PRN) FTE: Job Number:JO-1709-34436 Date Posted:9/27/2017 Categories:Licensed Professional
POSITION SUMMARY The dental hygienist performs routine treatment procedures, such as cleaning and polishing teeth. The dental hygienist assesses the dental needs of each patient and documents the presence of abnormalities and disease. The dental hygienist may offer dental education to patients such as how to brush and floss teeth. Dental hygienists often take oral X-rays; Dental hygiene services may include but are not limited to: removing calculus and plaque from all surfaces of the teeth; applying preventive materials (e.g. Sealants and fluorides); making impressions of patients teeth for study casts; performing documentation and office management activities. Work is performed from within a mobile unit similar to a recreational vehicle. The incumbent will be exposed to body fluids and potentially communicable diseases.LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS REQUIREDLicensed/Registered by the Arkansas State Board of Dental Examiners to practice dental hygiene SPECIFIC EDUCATIONAL AND SKILL COMPETENCIES REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION.Graduated from a dental hygiene program which is accredited by the American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation and approved by the Arkansas State Board of Dental Examiners for training dental hygienists. The incumbent must be willing to attain a Commercial Drivers License.