Dental Hygienist

Recruitment #092816-MXDE01-350500

Summary Statement

The incumbent in this position performs oral prophylaxes (dental cleanings), takes and develops x-rays, and applies topical fluorides and sealants on children in the dental clinic.  Duties include: developing and implementing individualized preventive dental care plans for patients, performing patient education, post-op dental discharge instructions and care-giver instructions under the supervision of the supervising Dentist, assisting with clerical and administrative tasks including infection control procedures, supply inventory management, Medicaid verification, and front desk reception.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Dental Hygienist
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1. Possession of a Delaware Dental Hygienist License or eligibility for a Delaware license.
  2. Possession of a valid Driver's License (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving).

Additional Posting Information

This posting may be closed on or before 3/29/17 upon filling the vacant positions.

Conditions of Hire

Criminal background check:  A satisfactory criminal background check is required as a condition of hire.  The recruiting agency may require the applicant to pay for the criminal background check as part of the conditional offer of hire.

Selection Process

The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

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Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.  The State of Delaware – An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.