Dental Hygienist - Up to $5,000.00 Relocation and Sign-on Bonus !

  • Job Reference: 00006554-1
  • Date Posted: 24 December 2021
  • Company: Nitelines USA, Inc
  • Location: Coleman, Florida
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Healthcare - Dental Care
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Estimated Annual Salary (including benefits): $76,800.00 - $80,000.00 (36 hours weekly M-Th.)

Place of Performance:

The Dental Hygienists Services will be performed on-site in the Health Services Department at the FCC Coleman Complex located at 846 N.E. 54th Terrace Coleman, Florida 33521.

Work Days and Hours: 

Hygienists will normally work Monday through Thursday (except Federal holidays), normally between the hours of 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. with a 30 minute unpaid lunch period. 36 hours a week

Education and Experience:

The Dental Hygienists shall possess specialty training from a licensed dentist and/or certification from an accredited Dental Hygienists University Program. The Dental Hygienists shall be certified in Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) in accordance with the American Red Cross or the American Heart Association and have a minimum of one (1) year of experience providing Dental Hygienist services. Bilingual oral communication skills and experience in a clinical correctional setting are desirable.

Job Description:

Hygienist will provide services, professional in nature, in the method as considered normal in the local community and in accordance with Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) standards and Bureau of Prison policies. Hygienist will generally work under the supervision of the Dentist; however, may be required to work under the supervision of the Clinical Director or a BOP mid-level practitioner. 

Hygienist shall provide the following Dental Hygienist services, which include, but are not limited to, the items listed below. The Dental Hygienists must possess knowledge of preventive dentistry, general and oral anatomy, physiology, histology, nutrition, dental materials and instruments, dental hygiene techniques and principles to provide specialized prophylactic and preventive treatment to patients with advanced periodontal disease and other related dental problems. Knowledge of tooth morphology, oral anatomy, oral physiology, radiology, nutrition, the principles and techniques of preventive dentistry, the instruments and materials to perform procedures including prophylaxis, examinations of the oral cavity, taking and interpreting x-rays for presence of calculus, and providing oral health care instructions to patients and the health services staff.

Knowledge of common oral disease and abnormal conditions such as gingivitis, periodontitis, and caries, sufficient to recognize the presence of these conditions, provides routine prophylactic treatment, and make appropriate referrals to the dentist. Knowledge of dental office procedures, including basic dental assisting functions such as positioning of patients, dentist, and assistant; preparing instrument trays; mixing dental materials; and disinfecting and sterilizing the instruments. Skill and dexterity in performing prophylactic and radiographic procedures.

Knowledge of infectious control techniques, general medical treatment and medicines used in medically compromised patients, and contraindications to dental care. the ability to collect and track data and enter data into the agency's electronic system and track scheduling of patient care and must have knowledge and experience in maintaining patient medical records and confidentiality.

Company Description

What we do...

A diversified Medical, Technical and Operational staffing support agency for all types of Government Agencies across the USA. We employ administrative, technical and medical personnel, as well as management and finance personnel who have proven experience, meet educational requirements, and exceptional customer service. We pride ourselves on being supportive and responsive to all our employees.

Established in 1994, NiteLines USA has successfully delivered contract support services to more than 144 government institutions and Medical treatment facilities across the country.