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Corizon Health Dental Hygienist in Boise, Idaho

About Corizon Health

Correctional healthcare is not just a job. It’s a calling.

By choosing a career with Corizon Health you are choosing the opportunity to truly make a difference in the health, well-being and future of the patients you serve. We take pride in being a pioneer provider of correctional healthcare. If you are interested in helping us continue our legacy of innovation and clinical expertise, we encourage you to connect with us today.

Responsibilities

Below is a list of your responsibilities as a part-time Dental Hygienist with Corizon Health:

  • Scale and polish teeth and roots. Remove sutures. Take study models. Polish amalgam restorations. Place and remove rubber dams.

  • Assist dentist in administering fluoride treatments. Instruct inmates in proper dental hygiene. Develop oral hygiene education program for inmates.

  • Assist dentist in completing diagnostic x-rays.

  • Record all aspects of treatment provided and other pertinent information in the inmate's dental record.

  • Initiate and maintain recall program for additional instructions and treatment for inmates whose condition and/or attitude indicate a need. Also a follow-up prophylaxis treatment in a specific time interval.

  • Check and maintain instruments, equipment and supplies including ordering replacements and submitting work orders.

  • Ensure proper clean-up, packaging and sterilizing of instruments. Maintain a clean and orderly working environment. Instruct dental assistant in proper techniques and other training as directed

  • Perform dental assessments when required. Perform other duties as required or assigned.

Experience & Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • A minimum of one (1) year of experience

  • Must have completed accredited training appropriate to the field.

A background check, security clearance and drug screening are required for this role.

Corizon Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, Vietnam era veteran, or disabled Veteran status. EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans.

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ID 2020-7658

Job Locations US-ID-Boise

Category Dental

Position Type Regular Part-time

Shift / Schedule Weekday Day

Location ID 06341

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