Job: Dental Hygienist
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Title: Dental Hygienist
Department: Pediatric Health Center
Location: 2828 International Circle
Taking Health Care to New Heights
Peak Vista Community Health Centers provides exceptional healthcare to people facing access barriers.
We are a private nonprofit dedicated to premier medical, dental and behavioral health services for people of all ages. We provide primary care services to residents of the Pikes Peak Region through 20 outpatient health centers and are accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc. (AAAHC).
Job Summary (Essential Functions)
Provides Preventive Dentistry Services in the PVCHC Pediatric Health Center. Performs Oral Health Screening Examinations on children ranging from newborns to age 18. Consults with Pediatricians, Nurse Practitioners, and Medical Assistants in the Pediatric Health Center. Refers patients to appropriate PVCHC Oral Health Provider when indicated. Provides case management services to ensure patients follow-up with recommended treatment. Provides Oral Health Counseling and Anticipatory Guidance to Parents and Guardians. Implements Cavity Free At Three Program. Serves as PVCHC point of contact/trainer for the Cavity Free at Three Program. Completes Caries Risk Assessments. Applies Fluoride Varnish when indicated. Uses Electronic Practice Management (EPM) to actively manage and document daily encounter schedule. Maintains Dental Records for patients seen in PHC. Maintains communication with CTM and AVP of Dental. Performs other duties as assigned.
Completion of dental hygiene training and certification in dental hygiene from and accredited program. MUST be a State Board Registered Hygienist.
*Successful candidates will complete pre-employment screening; which includes, but is not limited to a Criminal Background check. Peak Vista Community Health Centers is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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