Dental Hygienist I

University of Florida
Closing date
Aug 13, 2021

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Job Details

Job no: 517422
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:

$30.00 - $35.00/hr commensurate with education/experience


  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance available
  • Life, Disability, & other Supplemental insurance available
  • Employee assistance program
  • Vacation, Holiday and Sick paid leave
  • Parental and other leave plans available
  • Retirement plans
  • Education Assistance

    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 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 Jul 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
    Applications close: 13 Aug 2021 Eastern Daylight Time

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