Dental Hygienist

Yankton, South Dakota

Category: Allied

Contract - Part Time

Job ID: 797341

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 13 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $440 / Week

Posted Date: 6/14/2024

Yankton, South Dakota

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Allied

Contract Duration: 13 Weeks

Contract - Part Time

Est. Pay: $440 / Week

Job ID: 797341

Posted Date: 6/14/2024

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$55 per hour
32-40 hours a week
days 
13 week contract with great possibility for extension
ASAP start

The Dental Hygienist performs as part of a dental health team under the supervision of a dentist. Involvement includes clinical dental work and education with specific responsibilities governed by the state in which the hygienist is employed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Cleans and polishes a patient’s teeth- removes plaque deposits and stains
  • Applies medication for the prevention of tooth decay
  • Takes and develop x-rays
  • Makes model impressions of teeth for study or dental devices
  • Obtains medical and dental histories and records information in the patient’s dental record
  • Provides instruction for patient self-care, diet, and nutrition
  • Placement of sealant or cavity preventative agents such as fluorides
  • Placement of temporary fillings and periodontal dressings
  • Smoothing and polishing silver amalgam restorations
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:

  • Current Registered License for the state in which practicing.
  • A minimum of one year experience as a Dental Hygienist Preferred.
  • Complies with all relevant professional standards of practice 
  • Participation and completion of Amergis’ Competency program when applicable
  • Current CPR if applicable
  • TB Questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable 
  • Current Health certificate (per contract or state regulation) 
  • Must meet all federal, state and local requirements 
  • Successful completion of new hire training as applicable to job site 
  • Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAA requirements  
  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in the English language is required  
  • Computer proficiency required 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age

Benefits
At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awards and recognition programs 
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. 
About Amergis
Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.  
Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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