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Registered Dental Hygienist - Monmouth Clinic

Under the supervision of a fully licensed Dentist, the Dental Hygienist plays an important part in the care of our patients by providing routine cleanings, fluoride applications, periodontal care, oral health education, and more.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists in exposure, processing and mounting of dental radiographs and maintenance of patients' radiographs as part of the dental record.

  • Ensures sufficient materials available, informs the dental assistant of material shortages and necessity of order. 

  • 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 dental assistant for the dentist as needed. 

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

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

  • Administer anesthesia.

  • Performs other tasks as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Requires current license as a hygienist in the State of Illinois.

  • Working knowledge of patient care as applied to dental care. 

  • 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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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. Learn more about "EEO is the Law.

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