Dental Hygienist III

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Work type: Staff Part-Time
Location: St. Johns
Categories: Health Profession, Veteran's Preference Eligible
Department:34100100 - DN-GAINESVILLE

Classification Title:

Dental Hygienist III

Job Description:

This position is located at the Florida School of the Deaf and Blind located in St. Augustine, FL as a UF employee. This position is part time, 2 1/2 days (20 hours) per week.

  • Performs scaling and root planning procedures; organizes, instructs, supervises, and evaluates patients in oral hygiene education
  • Coordinates patient appointments and activities of attending dentist (s); ensures informed consents are obtained; completes and maintains patient charts
  • Maintains school-base preventive program for residential patients
  • Supervises sterilization of dental instruments (or sterilizes them when necessary); maintains clinic and operatory equipment; orders and stocks supplies
  • Performs a variety of radiographic procedures including intraoral periapical and bitewing exams, occlusal radiography, extraoral plane film procedures, and panoramic radiography
  • Continues education through in-service training and lectures; maintains current CPR certification; performs other duties as assigned
Expected Salary:

$25.00 - $31.00 per hour

Minimum Requirements:

Licensed as a dental hygienist in accordance with Chapter 466, Florida Statutes and three years of clinical work experience as a licensed dental hygienist.

Required to maintain CPR certification.

Preferred Qualifications: - Knowledge of dental terminology
- Knowledge of dental hygiene principles and practices
- Knowledge of the procedures and techniques for using radiographic equipment
- Skill in using dental instruments and equipment
- Skill in performing dental prohylaxis
- Ability to instruct patients in preventive dental techniques
- Ability to perform a variety of radiographic operations
- Ability to work with children and medically-compromised patients (required)
- Functional ability with sign language (required)
Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter and resume.

This position is eligible for veteran’s preference. If you are claiming veteran’s preference, please upload a copy of your DD 214 Member Copy 4 with your application for consideration. See our Veteran's Preference Page for more specific information.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

This position has been reposted. Previous applicants are still under consideration and need not reapply.

Health Assessment Required: Yes


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