To provide dental hygienic services for the Pediatric Dental Department of a Medical Center dedicated to the care of infants, children and adolescents.
·Dental Hygiene Review health histories. Provide oral hygiene education and diet education for parents and patients. Perform oral examination and identify supra and sub-gingival calculus. Take and process bitewings and panoramic x-rays. Provide dental prophy and fluoride treatment.
·Prepare equipment and instruments for use Clean and stock work area. Sterilize instruments.
·Assist patient and parent Give instructions, explain procedures for every patient. Communicate results of doctor's examination to parents.
·Patient Records Record pertinent patient information in electronic dental record. May also serve as a scribe for the dentists in situations where the dentist is otherwise occupied in the direct care of the patient. When functioning in this capacity, the (assistant, hygienist) will not be engaged in direct patient care and will serve only as the recorder of the specific comments directed by the dentist for inclusion in the medical record, without interpretation or modification.
·Participate in improving organizational performance Recommending areas or approaches for improvement activities, performing new procedures, collecting data and providing input to department discussions.
Skills & Competencies
·Clerical Abilities Ability to perform clerical functions with accuracy and attention to detail
·Communication - Intermediate Good verbal, written and/or interpersonal communication skills
·Service Orientation Demonstrating concern for customer needs and issues; patiently tolerating rudeness and anger and responding with tact and empathy; showing persistent enthusiasm during customer interactions
·Diversity Appreciation Understanding and showing respect and appreciation for the uniqueness of all individuals; leveraging differences in others' perspectives and ideas; appreciating cultural differences and adjusting one's approach to successfully integrate with others who are different from oneself
·Dexterity Possess finger dexterity, manual dexterity and motor coordination necessary to manipulate necessary tools/objects
·Physical Stamina - Light Physical stamina sufficient to perform frequent bending, light or moderate lifting and extensive standing/walking
Cincinnati Children’s is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information,
physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or other protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
If you would like more information about equal employment opportunity (EEO) rights as an applicant under the law, please
Cincinnati Children’s will not discriminate against applicants and employee for inquiring about, discussing or disclosing their pay or, in certain circumstances, the pay of their co-workers. If you would like more information about the
Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision, please click here