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Metropolitan Government Of Nashville & Davidson County Nashville , TN 37201

Posted 2 months ago

Position Description

Do you thrive on educating patients on exceptional oral health habits? Do you flourish when you have a lot going on? The Metro Public Health Department is looking for a school based dental hygienist to provide dental sealant. These services include dental screenings, dental examinations, oral health education and placement of dental sealant.

NOTE: This position works a full time schedule based upon the Metro Nashville Public School schedule.

If you have any questions please contact MPHD HR at (615)-340-5640.

Typical Duties

  • Performs dental sealant and dental prophylaxis procedures, as well as fluoride treatments as needed.

  • Works with patients to obtain and inspect dental images.

  • Assists in the promotion of dental health programs.

  • Conducts dental educational programs.

  • Educates patients in sound oral hygiene practices.

  • Serves as dental health resource person for nursing staff.

  • Conducts dental health educational activities in all types of assemblies.

  • Assists with the preparation of dental health educational materials.

  • Performs any expanded duty which may be delegated to a certified or registered dental assistant; keeps records and makes reports.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited school of dental hygiene; three (3) years' experience as a dental hygienist; and licensed to practice dental hygiene in the State of Tennessee.

Candidates with accreditations earned in a foreign institute are encouraged to apply, however at the present time MPHD is not sponsoring individuals through any of the US Government's employment-based immigration programs.

Valid driver's license, use of personal vehicle, and maintenance of valid personal vehicle insurance as required by Tennessee Law.

Preferred Experience, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of the principles and consultative techniques of dental hygiene.

  • Knowledge of the methods and techniques involved in dental prophylaxis and fluoridation.

  • Knowledge of Tennessee dental laws and regulations.

  • Knowledge of the aims and services of a dental health program.

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Dental Hygienist 1 - 71%

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Metropolitan Government Of Nashville & Davidson County