Community Health Partnership of Illinois (CHP) is seeking a mission-driven Dental Hygienist with a passion for the dental healthcare needs of migrant, seasonal farmworker and rural, underserved populations.
This opening is for two locations -
3 days Mendota, IL (26-28 hours per week) & 1 day Aurora, IL (9 hours per week) that can be worked by one or multiple candidates. Depending on hours worked, the position may offer full benefits and time off accrual or part time benefits with pro-rated time off accrual.
Provides quality clinical and dental hygiene services, as well as oral health education, to patients of assigned clinic(s).
Performs basic dental hygiene procedures as specified by the Illinois Dental Practice Act, including:
Using dental instruments to clean calcareous deposits, accretions, and stains from teeth and beneath gum margins to include prophylaxis, periodontal debridement and scaling and root planning.
Performing coronal polishing.
Placing dental sealants.
Palpating and visually examining patient’s extra-oral and intra-oral structures for abnormal conditions or signs of disease.
Charting normal conditions of teeth and surrounding structures and conditions of decay and disease in paper or electronic dental record (Dentrix) for diagnosis and treatment by dentist.
Experience working with children and Spanish language skills are a plus
Orders and interprets radiographs (Dexis) and uses Dentrix to documents services, creates, maintains and updates patient charts, records, and information.
Possesses specific professional knowledge or business/industry acumen frequently acquired through completion of a Bachelor’s degree or RDH Degree from an accredited 2 - 4 year college or university.