Dental Hygienist

Hennepin County
Full Time, Part Time $68,047 - $102,823 Per year MN 2220 Plymouth Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55411, United States
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Overview

Change the world, one smile at a time. NorthPoint Health and Wellness Center is looking to hire 2 dental hygienists to be part of our team.  As a dental hygienist with NorthPoint Health and Wellness Center, you are not only maximizing your career potential by choosing an employer that is committed to your development, but you are also making a real difference in the community by providing quality dental care to our patients. NorthPoint's dental clinic is one of the largest and most highly regarded dental clinics in the area, providing quality care to both adults and children. 


Current Hennepin County employees who refer a candidate hired into an open competitive position may be eligible for a $500 referral bonus. For more information visit.   
 
Location and hours:
These positions are located at NorthPoint Health and Wellness Center, 2220 Plymouth Avenue North, Minneapolis, Minnesota. These are full time or part time positions with hours between Monday through Friday, 8:30 A.M – 5:00 P.M. with a rotating Saturday schedule.

These are part-time or full time, benefit earning positions.
This position is internally classified as a Dental Hygienist.
Click to view the job classification specification.

In these positions, you will:          
  • Perform complete prophylaxis including scaling, root planning, soft tissue curettage, and polishing of fillings.
  • Perform preliminary examination including securing case history, performing periodontal probing, and recording clinical findings.
  • Advise patients on proper diet and dental care.
  • Chart patient treatments.
  • Counsel patient and family on dental care and treatments.
Need to have: 
One of the Following:
  • Associate's degree in a dental hygiene program approved by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA)
  • Note:  Some positions require successful completion of a Certified Restorative Expanded Functions (FEF) Training Program.
  • Possession of a valid license as a dental hygienist issued by the State of Minnesota.

Nice to have:    
  • Certification to administer anesthetics and nitrous oxide.
  • Experience:
    • As a dental hygienist including applying sealants.
    • Using Electronic Dental Record and Digital Radiography (DXone).
    • Working within a community based environment.
  • Knowledge and ability to perform dental techniques and procedures, preliminary examination procedures, instructional techniques, and oral hygiene techniques.
  • Ability to:
    • Chart patient treatments and progress.
    • Clean and maintain dental equipment and instruments.
    • Work effectively in a team environment.
    • Respect and appreciate diverse co-workers and customers.
Candidates with fluency in Spanish, Hmong and Somali in addition to English are encouraged to apply. Bilingual candidates who pass a language assessment may qualify for additional bilingual pay and duties.

About the department:
actively partners to create a healthier community and works to provide a highly desirable place for health care that values diversity/inclusion, compassion, stewardship, innovation, and integrity.
 
About Hennepin County:
Hennepin is the largest county government organization in Minnesota. Our employees work every day to improve the health, safety and quality of life for our residents and communities. All of our jobs align to one or more of our overarching goals -- that Hennepin County residents are healthy, protected and safe, self-reliant, assured due process, and mobile.

Our employees receive a combination of generous benefits and positive workplace culture not found at other organizations. This includes meaningful work that impacts our community, competitive pay, work-life balance, a variety of benefits and opportunities to grow. Learn more at  - select Guest. 

Hennepin County envisions an organization where our commitment to diversity is fundamental in providing excellent service to our community.
 
Your future. Made here.
This position may have access to systems or other documentation that contains HIPAA data.  
Invitations to interview will be based upon an assessment of education and experience.
 
Final candidates may be required to complete a drug test that may include testing for cannabis, and/or a criminal background check 

Katie Bakke
Katie.Bakke@Hennepin.us
 
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