OPS Dental Hygienist (Faculty Practice)

Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Feb 26, 2021
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Dentistry
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job no: 515917
Work type: Temp Part-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Health Profession, Other
Department:34010703 - DN-FACULTY PRACTICE

Classification Title:

OPS Dental Hygienist

Job Description:

Perform oral prophylaxis, periodontal maintenance procedures, scaling, and root planing procedures for patients of Faculty Practice at the College of Dentistry. Instruct, evaluate, and supervise patients in oral hygiene education and preventive dental techniques. Perform all other related duties. Complete appropriate extra- and intra-oral exam, including probing and charting. Maintain current medical and dental history, blood pressure, radiographs, progress notes, and charge entry.

Keep dental faculty informed of patient appointments and coordinate scheduling between doctors and patients. Support the patient recall system and scheduling, in cooperation with the front office staff to assure timely care and scheduling of patients. Perform other administrative duties as necessary, i.e., copying, filing patient charts, etc.

Supervise sterilization of dental instruments or sterilize them (when necessary). Maintain clinic and operatory equipment in accordance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) guidelines. Order and stock hygiene supplies.

Expose standardized and other special radiographs. Develop and mount them.

Participate in in-service training and lectures. Maintain current cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification and Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) licensure. Perform other duties as necessary. Attend meetings . Work in other College of Dentistry (CoD) departments when needed.

This position is scheduled to work Tuesday-Friday.

Advertised Salary:

$30.00 - $31.00 per hour, commensurate with education/experience

Minimum Requirements:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Thorough knowledge of dental terminology
  • Thorough knowledge of dental equipment and instruments
  • Thorough knowledge of dental materials
  • Thorough knowledge of dental procedures
  • CPR certification

Special Instructions to Applicants:

This is a time-limited position.

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

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

Health Assessment Required:


Advertised: 25 Feb 2021 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 11 Mar 2021 Eastern Standard Time

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