Dental Hygienist I

Oct 17, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Dental Hygienist I

Job no: 514877
Work type: Staff Part-Time
Location: Dade
Categories: Health Profession, Veteran's Preference Eligible
Department:34060500 - DN-HIALEAH

Classification Title:

Dental Hygienist I

Job Description:

Schedules and provides Special Day Foundation (SDF) presentations, attend meetings, and coordinates educational sessions

Organizes, instructs, supervises, and evaluates patient care in oral hygiene education

Establishes Special Day Foundation (SDF) new patients/schedules initial consultation appointments; ensures informed consents are obtained; completes and maintains patient charts; manages SDF’s Dental Referral Program, intake process and wait list; and maintains required cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification

Performs scaling and root planning procedures on Special Day Foundation (SDF) patients; performs other duties as assigned

Expected Salary:

$28 - $30.40/hr, commensurate with education/experience

Pay Range Based on Market:


Lower reference point: $51,500 Midpoint: $66,900 Upper Reference point: $82,300

Minimum Requirements:

Licensed as a dental hygienist in accordance with Chapter 466, Florida Statutes.

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 prophylaxis
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Ability to instruct patients in preventative dental techniques
  • Ability to perform a variety of radiographic operations
  • Ability to communicate orally, by phone, and in writing with faculty, staff, and patients
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
  • Ability to prioritize and self-motivate to attain work duties
  • Ability to work for extended periods unsupervised
  • Professional demeanor
  • Exceptional compassion
  • Initiative
Special Instructions to Applicants:

This is a time-limited position.

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

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

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.

Health Assessment Required:Yes

Advertised: 16 Oct 2020 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 30 Oct 2020 Eastern Daylight Time

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