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Dental Assistant (conus2663-rv)

Dental Assistants | Fort Benning, GA | Full Time and Temporary

Job Description

Dental Assistant

Fort Benning GA

We are currently accepting applications for a full-time short-term assignment for a Dental Assistant.  This opportunity allows you to provide dental services to our military and their families.  If this is of interest, we encourage you to apply and discover more about this opportunity. Upon applying, we will reach out to you and answer any questions you may have.   Come join our Team!

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

  • Knowledgeable in oral prophylaxis, preliminary periodontal examinations involving diagnostic test and x-rays, oral health education, and preparation of treatment plans
  • Knowledgeable in planning, conducting and evaluating preventive dental health programs
  • Knowledgeable of the concepts, techniques, and procedures of dental hygiene
  • Basic Life Support-American Heart Association—Healthcare Provider
  • Graduate of a dental hygiene school accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association
  • Valid license to practice dental hygiene in a US jurisdiction, state, or territory
  • Minimum of 12 month’s experience as a practicing Dental Hygienist within the last 36 months

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide comprehensive oral health and dental hygiene treatment to diverse patient groups with assistance from members of the dental service
  • Patient Evaluation—complete an evaluation of every patient and formulate a dental hygiene diagnosis and treatment plan, in collaboration with the dentist and patient
  • Perform the following procedures:
    • Adult Prphylaxis
    • Child prphylaxis
    • Tpical Fluoride, Professional Application
    • Tpical Fluoride, Self-Applied, Group
    • Individual Oral Health Cunseling
    • Grup Health Counseling
    • Peridontal Scaling
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

We support a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer who does not discriminate against employees and applicants for employment on the basis of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status or other classification protected by law.