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Dental Hygienist

Company: Meridian Services Corporation
Location: Anderson
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Focusing on Whole-Person Healthcare
Meridian Health Services is a progressive healthcare organization that believes in treating the whole-person integrating physical, mental and social well-being to help people achieve their optimum health. This approach connects treatments and doctors working together to heal both the body and mind for total well-being.
$5,000 Welcome Bonus Offered!!
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We are currently seeking Full-Time, Part-Time, and PRN Dental Hygienists. We have locations in Richmond, Anderson, Muncie, Elwood, and Portland, Indiana. This is a great opportunity to make an impact in the lives of others.
Key Responsibilities of a Dental Hygienist:

  • Obtains preliminary dental history, makes observations, assessments and records appropriate findings.
  • Prepares patient for the complete dental examination by the dentist.
  • Maintains and reviews patient records, charts, and other pertinent information.
  • Interviews and advises patients regarding dental hygiene, tooth decay prevention, gum disease, etc.
  • Scales teeth.
  • Refers patients as appropriate.
  • Recommends community resources to meet patient and family needs.
  • Provides monitoring and continuity of care between clinic visits as required.
  • Remains current in advanced practice changes within area, and where relevant, translates these findings into clinical practice.
  • Follows infection control guidelines and ensures adherence to OSHA and CLIA protocols due to potential exposure to blood and body fluids.
  • Participates in the development and implementation of PCER guidelines.
  • Demonstrates ongoing professional growth through participation in relevant educational endeavors and appropriate associations.
  • Maintains CPR certification and re-licensure requirements.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality.
  • Attends and participates in meetings and in-services as required. Serves on committees as requested.
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures concerning corporate compliance including privacy of protected health information.
  • Performs related work as required and other duties as assigned.

    We are seeking Dental Hygienist candidates with the following qualities:

    • Education: Degree from an accredited dental hygiene program.
    • Experience: Experience in a community health dental clinic setting preferred.
    • Certificate/License: Possession of an Indiana State Dental Hygiene License.

      Meridian Health Services provides the following benefits for a qualified Dental Hygienist:

      • Health, dental, vision plans
      • 401k with company contribution
      • Voluntary benefits, including critical illness, short term disability, etc.
      • Generous PTO plan
      • Wellness plan
      • Professional development funds
      • Paid Holidays
      • Life balance oriented organization

        Drug screen, TB test, extensive background check, and fingerprinting are required of all Meridian employees. All individuals who join Meridian are required to have a flu shot and Covid vaccination to further protect our staff and the patients we serve. We also adhere to Covid-related protocol including wearing masks, social distancing, and sanitizing.
        Meridian Health Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V) and also participates in E-Verify.

Keywords: Meridian Services Corporation, Anderson , Dental Hygienist, Healthcare , Anderson, Indiana

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