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A career in healthcare means that you will be making a difference in people's lives. As a member of our team, you will contribute to creating a healthier community, whether you work in our clinical staff, front office, or administration.

Our employees are our greatest asset. We look for people who foster positive thinking, enjoy collaborating with others, and are selfless in their drive to help others.

Registered Dental Hygienist

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • The dental hygienist works under the supervision of the dentist.

  • Assists in exposure, processing and mounting of dental radiographs and maintenance of patient’s radiographs as a part of the dental record.  

  • Ensures sufficient materials available; informs the dental assistant of material shortages and the necessity of reorder.

  • Prepares materials or medicaments for use by the dentist or themselves and delivers them as may be required in the treatment of patients.

  • Discuss and update patient health history before beginning appointments.

  • Scans necessary chart information into dental charts of patients.

  • Chart prep 48 hours in advance, and prepare charts for the next day’s appointments.

  • Function as a dental assistant for the dentist as needed.

  • Function as dental health educator to answer patient inquiries when inquiries are within the sphere of the hygienist’s knowledge.  

  • Carry out those aspects of total dental health program related to primary prevention.  

  • Administer anesthesia.

  • Perform other tasks as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Current license as a Registered Dental Hygienist in the state of IL required

  • Working knowledge of patient care as applied to dental services

  • Requires ability to handle dental instruments and materials carefully and dexterously

  • Requires ability to relate to dental patients for dissemination of dental health education

**PLEASE NOTE**

 

Illinois Executive Order 2021-20 requires that all Eagle View Community Health System employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Employees who are not fully vaccinated may submit a medical or religious exemption for consideration. Eagle View Community Health System provides the COVID vaccine free of charge to employees. As a healthcare provider, Eagle View Community Health System required masks in all clinic locations. 

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