Centralcare, Incorporated

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Dental Hygienist - Schofield Barracks, HI

at Centralcare, Incorporated

Posted: 12/19/2014
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1260

Job Description



*  Competitive  Compensation

*  Additional SCA compensation covering Insurance Premiums

*  10 Paid Federal Holidays

*  Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Life,  and Disability.

Perform a full range of dental hygienist procedures

Review and complete preliminary dental examinations for new periodontal and recall patients. Oversee and manage periodontal patient recall programs.

Review patient's medical and dental history for evidence of past and present conditions such as medical illnesses and use of drugs

Examine teeth and surrounding tissues for evidence of caries, periodontal disease and then record findings

Inspect head and neck, examine mouth, throat and pharynx for evidence of disease such as oral cancer and/or soft tissues pathosis

Expose, develop and interpret radiographs to identify tooth structure, periodontal support and other abnormalities

Perform pit and fissure sealant applications

Develop dental hygiene treatment plans for patients including assessment of the problem, type and extent of treatment required

Polish teeth and apply disclosing solutions, fluorides, desensitizing agents and other topical medications to the teeth

Provide oral prophylaxis, preventive dentistry procedures and non-surgical periodontal therapy to active duty military personnel and eligible beneficiaries

Note:  This position is contingent on a government award and is renewable on an annual basis.  Applicants are expected to commit for a minimum of six months.


Required Skills

Required Experience

Possess a degree or certificate in dental hygiene from a school or dental hygiene approved by the Council on Dental Education of the ADA

Hold a current, unrestricted license to practice dental hygiene in any one of the fifty States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, or the U.S. Virgin Islands

Have experience as a dental hygienist for at least 12 months within the preceding 24 months, OR have graduated from an ADA approved dental hygiene program within the preceding 12 months

Have either (a) successfully completed at least 12 classroom hours of continuing dental hygiene education within the preceding 18 months which maintain skills and knowledge in dental hygiene and preventive dentistry OR (b) graduated from an ADA approved dental hygiene program within the preceding 12 months.

Stacy Pounds

Healthcare Recruiter
CentralCare, Incorporated
7010 Little River Turnpike, Suite 335
Annandale, VA 22003
(O): 703-813-8156 x262

(D): 571-499-5012

(F): 866-917-2667

Website: http://www.centralcareinc.com
Email: spounds@centralcareinc.com