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UNIV_EC30 - Dental Hygienist (Ryan White/WAMP)

Company: MUSC
Location: Charleston
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

FLSA: HourlyJob Summary: The James B. Edwards College of Dental Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina is seeking applications for a part-time Registered Dental Hygienist. This position will work at the West Ashley Medical Pavilion and will act as a ----- backup ----- for the full-time hygienist at the Ryan White (RW) Clinic Facility. The Ryan White function takes precedence over the functionality in West Ashley Medical Pavilion and the assignment to work in the Ryan White clinic may occur on very short notice (less than two hours).Payscale Salary Range: UNIV-Band 6: $41,778.00 - $59,538.50 - $77,299.00 (min - mid - max)Job Duties: 35% - Perform comprehensive oral examinations to chart existing restorations and conditions, as well as new findings, oral cancer screening, and full periodontal probing and charting. Perform oral prophylaxis, periodontal scaling and root planning, polishing, topical application of fluoride, and oral hygiene instructions. Document all patient care activities in appropriate electronic health record according to guidelines set forth by the CDM and Director. - (Essential)20% - Capture radiographic images such as panorex, bitewings, PA's or intra-oral camera per dentist's request. Properly places images in appropriate dental imaging software. Educate patients regarding the diagnostic necessity of radiographic images - (Essential)15% - Responsible for maintaining hygiene recall schedule. Contact patients to reschedule for missed and canceled appointments. Per HIPPA, maintains patient confidentiality by protecting patient information. - (Essential)10% - Plan hygiene recall appointments and next restorative appointment for patients by adding the correct planned appointment in electronic health record at each visit. Refer patients for appropriate follow-up care recognizing conditions that warrants additional treatment - (Essential)10% - Maintain infection control of dental hygiene operatory as well as other areas of the dental office to provide safe and clean working environment in compliance with OSHA as well as MUSC's policies and procedures - (Essential)5% - Maintain and sharpen dental instruments as needed. Sterilize and maintain all dental hygiene instruments and equipment for Ryan White and West Ashley Medical Pavilion facility. Ensure instruments and supplies are maintained and stocked in dental hygiene operatory as needed for Ryan White and West Ashley Medical Pavilion Facility. - (Essential)5% - Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related duties as needed as well as any other duties instructed by the Director. - (Essential)Minimum Experience and Training Requirements: An associate degree in dental hygiene, licensure by the South Carolina State Board of Dentistry, and one year of experience. Certification in Radiation Safety required for positions responsible for dental x-rays.The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.Opening date: 10 Jun 2022Eastern Daylight TimeApplications close: 24 Jun 2022 11:55 PMEastern Daylight Time

Keywords: MUSC, Charleston , UNIV_EC30 - Dental Hygienist (Ryan White/WAMP), Healthcare , Charleston, South Carolina

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