MIWAUKEE HEALTH SERVICES INC. Dental Hygienist in MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Performs moderately complex dental hygienist work. Work involves cleaning, scaling, and polishing teeth; and conducting educational programs for the prevention under the control of dental disease; Works under general supervision with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Provide services to the clinic's patients in accordance with the general policies and standards of performance established by the clinic. POSITION-SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Provide patient education of oral hygiene instruction and of dental related area. Reinforce treatment plan needs for patients Cleans, scales, and polishes teeth. Exposes, process and evaluates develop radiographs Manages patient hygiene regimen Records oral conditions and findings in computer charts, updates tooth chart, work to be done, procedures performed, cost of procedures and recommendations needed for patients. Develop prevention programs for patients. Cleans hygiene room, sterilize instruments and prepares hygiene room for patients. May apply pit and fissure sealant to teeth. Milwaukee Health Services, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Milwaukee Health Services, Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or veteran status. ***** OTHER EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Graduate of an accredited dental hygiene program, licensed to practice in the State of Wisconsin. Experience: Knowledge of dental disease prevention techniques; of dental prophylaxis techniques and procedures; and of public health dental programs. Expertise: Skill in the use of dental tools and equipment. Ability to clean and care for human teeth; to instruct patients in the proper care of teeth and gums; to expose, develop, and mount X-rays; to maintain records; and to prepare concise reports. Language: Comprehend and use basic language either written or spoken to communicate information and ideals. Hours of Work: May vary based on Organizational need. Travel: May vary based on Organizational need. ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online: ipc.us/t/0F6B44455E464BB7