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Dental Hygienist I

University of Florida

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Job no: 521943
Work type: Staff Part-Time
Location: Collier
Categories: Health Profession, Veteran's Preference Eligible
Department:34100400 - DN-NAPLES

Classification Title:

Dental Hygienist I

Job Description:

This position is located in NAPLES, FL. The normal work schedule will be 32 hours per week.


  • Schedules and provides SDF presentations, attend meetings, and coordinates educational sessions

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

  • Establishes 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; performs other duties as assigned

Expected Salary:

$40.00 per hour


The University of Florida offers low-cost State Health plans, a number of Dental plans to fit you and your family’s needs, and Vision. Domestic partner coverage through GatorCare is also available. Optional plans such as life, disability, legal and accident insurance are also available.

Build your retirement roadmap with competitive pension plans, investment accounts and a host of voluntary add-ons, such as 457 deferred compensation and 403(b) plans.

UF provides a variety of leave programs including vacation, sick leave, 10 paid holidays, personal leave days, and family medical leave. TEAMS employees accrue approximately 22 vacation days annually, 13 sick days annually, and 4 personal leave days, typically used during the holiday closing period (accruals based on full-time employment). UF also provides you the flexibility to deal with life’s challenges by offering paid family leave, eight full weeks of leave over a 24-month period.

UF Employees are also eligible for the GatorPerks discount program, which provides big savings at various businesses and retailers!

Explore UF’s plethora of benefit options here: TEAMS Benefits

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

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

Advertised: 01 Jun 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 04 Jun 2022 Eastern Daylight Time

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