Community Health Center of Central Missouri, a Federally Qualified Health Center in Missouri, seeks a Registered Dental Hygienist, full, part and PRN opportunities available. The successful candidate must be able to educate patients regarding home dental care and periodontal disease.
Required Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited School of Dental Hygiene. Valid license to practice dental hygiene in the State of Missouri.
Essential Function: Provides following clinical services: oral prophylaxis; instruction for proper home care techniques for oral hygiene including proper tooth brushing, flossing, nutrition, and need for professional care; topical fluorides; screen and evaluate patients regarding caries detection, periodontal pathology, medical history; exposing radiographs, supra and sub gingival scaling and curettage; root planning, application of sealants. Primarily responsible for outreach and the initiation and maintenance of the dental prevention and dental education program including health fairs, outreach, and PSP (preventative screening program). Tracking number of individuals seen in these outreach programs. Other duties as assigned.
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time