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Corizon Health Dental Hygienist in Grand Rapids, Michigan

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 Dental Hygienist with Corizon Health at Kent County Correctional Facility located in Grand Rapids, Michigan:

  • Perform technical and advisory services in oral or dental hygiene involving oral prophylaxis under supervision of registered dentist.

  • Perform educational and organizational work in promoting oral hygiene.

  • 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. Develop oral hygiene education program for patients.

  • Assist dentist in completing diagnostic x-rays.

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

  • Initiate and maintain recall program for additional instructions and treatment for patients 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 sterilization of instruments. Maintain a clean and orderly working environment. Instruct dental assistants in proper techniques and other training as directed.

  • Perform dental assessments when required.

  • Perform other duties as required or assigned.

Corizon Benefits

Corizon Health offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, a generous PTO plan, 401k with matching funds, tuition assistance, continuing education reimbursement, and more!

Experience & Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Completion of an accredited Dental Hygienist program

  • Minimum of one-year dental hygienist experience required.

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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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

ID 2020-6771

Job Locations US-MI-Grand Rapids

Category Dental

Position Type Regular Part-time

Shift / Schedule Weekday Day

Location ID 90885

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