GiaCare, Inc.

  • Dental Hygienist

    Location US-NV-Nellis AFB
    Posted Date 4 months ago(11/29/2018 4:48 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-4221
    # of Openings Remaining
    0
  • Overview

    Dental Hygienist

    Are you an experienced  Dental Hygienist? Would you like an opportunity to give back to our men and women in uniform?

    We are currently accepting resumes for Licensed Practical Nurse to provide medical services at the Department of Defense Military Health System (MHS) Nellis AFB, Nevada  in anticipation of an upcoming government contract. 

     

    Hours:

    Monday-Friday 0730-1630. Hours may be adjusted for patient care/mission needs not to exceed 40 hours per week.

    No Federal Holidays

    24-hour in-patient facility

     

     

    For consideration please send resumes to: vramirez@giacare.com

     

     

    GiaCare is committed to quality in everything we do. We carefully match our employees to the right opportunity. We have earned the Joint Comission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Health-care Staffing Services

     

    Join a team whose business is built on a history of integrity, honesty, and reliability.

     

    As a GiaCare team member, you are eligible for the following benefits:

    • Medical
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • Paid Time Off (PTO)
    • Federal Holidays
    • CEU Reimbursement

     

    Responsibilities

    • Must be knowledgeable in oral prophylaxis, preliminary periodontal examinations involving diagnostic tests and x-rays, oral health education, preparation of treatment plans for plaque control, and application of topical fluorides and desensitizing agents to the teeth. Additionally, the position requires occasional planning, conducting, and evaluating preventive dental health programs and also limited community health education. The dental hygienist must possess comprehensive knowledge of concepts, techniques, and procedures of dental hygiene. Must have current Basic Life Support certification.

    Perform Oral Prophylaxis which includes, but is not limited to, seating and draping patients, applying disclosing solution to teeth, supra/sub-gingival scaling, polishing, cleaning and polishing removable dental appliances worn by patients; and placing pit and fissure sealants on teeth when indicated. Perform the following procedures:
    • Adult Prophylaxis
    • Topical Fluoride, Professional Application
    • Topical Fluoride, Self-Applied, Group
    • Individual Oral Health Counseling
    • Group Health Counseling
    • Periodontal Scaling and Root planning

     

    Qualifications

    • Associates Degree or Bachelor’s Degree The dental hygienist shall be a graduate of a dental hygiene school accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the ADA.

    •              Certified in radiography as required by 42 CFR Part 75
    •              As a minimum, the dental hygienist shall have a minimum of 1 year of specialized experience following post-graduation from a dental hygiene school.
    •              Shall have been performing clinical dental hygiene services during 12 of the last 24 months.
    •              Current, full, active, and unrestricted license as a Dental Hygienist.

    GiaCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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