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  Job posted:   Tue Apr 17, 2018
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Dental Hygienist
Description of Work
The dental hygienist is a primary care oral health professional, licensed in dental hygiene to provide education, assessment, administrative, diagnostic, preventive and therapeutic services that support overall health through the promotion of optimal oral health.
Dental hygienists work in partnership with all members of the dental team. Dentists and dental hygienists practice together as colleagues, each offering professional expertise for the goal of providing optimum oral health care to the public. The distinct roles of the dental hygienist and dentist complement and augment the effectiveness of each professional and contribute to a collaborative environment. This position is primarily responsible for promoting oral health. The position performs exams and preventive/maintenance care for patients with dental implants and prosthesis. Performs scaling and root planning and prophylactic procedures; instructs patients in oral home care, including hygiene methods for daily cleaning of the teeth. Assists the dentists when examining the patient and collaborates on optimal care to manage the patient's disease. Other responsibilities include: expose dental radiographs, record keeping, charting and schedule coordination associated with treating patients.
Special Physical and Mental Requirements
Must be able to stand or sit for long periods of time.
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Office of Human Resources Contact Information
If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to
Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.
*Position Type:* Temporary Staff (SHRA)
*Job Title:* Dental Hygienist
*Department Name:* Prosthodontics - 436500
*Vacancy ID:* S012398
*Position Posting Category:* Health Professional (Physician/Nurse/Other)
*Hiring Range:* Dependent on Experience
*Full-time/Part-time:* Part Time
*Estimated Duration of Appointment:* 3 months or less
*Posting Open Date:* 04/16/2018
*Posting Close Date:* 04/20/2018
*Stimulus/ARRA Funded:* No

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