Requisition No: 233803
Agency: Department of Health
Working Title: OPS DENTAL HYGIENIST - 64901357
Position Number: 64901357
Posting Closing Date: 10/29/2020
This position will require travel to different clinics and schools. Must have a valid Florida Dental Hygienist license. Must have at least an associates degree from an accredited college or university in Dental Hygient. Must have current CPR certification One year of Dental Hygienist experience preferred. Eaglesoft experience preferred. Must have a patient and friendly personality. Experience working with children preferred. Bilingual in Spanish preferred.
Patient medical assessments (medical/dental history, social history, vital signs, full periodontal assessment and charting)
Disease and treatment management recommendations, scaling and root planning, radiographs/image interpretation
Provides patient education (post-procedure, tobacco cessation, caries and perio-disease prevention, oral hygiene instructions)
Sets up operatory for planned dental procedures and clean dental unit for timely turnover
Demonstrates proper infection control procedures in setting up and cleaning operatory.
Provides routine oral prophylactic care to include application of fluoride solutions
Manages dental recall system, referring patients to the doctor for additional care when needed
Assists patients in scheduling appointments
Other duties as assigned.
All applications must be completed online through People First. No faxed or mailed applications will be accepted by the agency.
NOTE: Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process.
This position requires a security background check and participation in direct deposit. Any misrepresentations or omissions will disqualify you from employment consideration.
Note: You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to conduct this background check
Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website: http://www.sss.gov
If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.
The successful candidate will be required to complete the Form I-9 and that information will be verified using the E-Verify system. E-Verify is operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration to verify employment eligibility.
Incumbents may be required to perform emergency duty before, during, and/or beyond normal work hours or days.
WHAT IS OPS EMPLOYMENT?
Other Personal Services (OPS) employment is a temporary employer/employee relationship used solely for accomplishing short term or intermittent tasks. OPS are at-will employees and are subject to actions such as pay changes, changes to work assignment and terminations at the recommendation of the employer.
WHAT BENEFITS ARE APPLICABLE TO OPS EMPLOYEES? (If applicable)
State of Florida 401(a) FICA Alternative Plan- Mandatory
Workers' Compensation- Mandatory
Reemployment Assistance (Unemployment Compensation)- Mandatory
Participation in state group insurance (upon meeting eligibility requirements. Consult with People First and/or the serving HR office)
Deferred Compensation- Voluntary
Employee Assistance Program- Voluntary
WHAT BENEFITS ARE NOT APPLICABLE TO OPS EMPLOYEES?
Any form of paid leave
Participation in the Florida Retirement System
Reinstatement rights or retention rights.
The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.
Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.
Nearest Major Market: Gainesville
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