Dental Hygienist, part-time, 16 hrs/wk
Division: Job Corps
Location: Tongue Point Job Corps Center (Astoria, Oregon)
Join a team of professionals at Tongue Point Job Corps Center, operated by MTC for the U.S. Department of Labor, making a social impact by providing young adults quality education and career training. A Job Corps campus is like a mini-city. It has dormitories, classrooms, a dining hall, recreational and medical facilities. Training is open entry, open exit and can last up to two years.
Brief Job Description: Reports to the manager of health and wellness. Responsible for providing preventive dental care to students, in compliance with government and management directives.
• Examine, clean and polish teeth for students.
• Take and develop X-rays.
• Instruct students in oral hygiene and preventive measures to reduce dental decay and damage.
• Perform routine sterilization of instruments.
• Schedule dental hygiene appointments for students.
• Provide accurate documentation of treatment and care in student’s health charts.
• Maintain and update health records in an organized manner, including computerized records and health charts.
• Maintain equipment and supplies.
• Assist dentist as required.
• Provide positive, quality customer service to students, staff and other center customers.
• Perform other duties as assigned.
Work Schedule: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday/Wednesday
Education and Experience Requirements: Associate’s degree in dental hygiene and one year related experience. Must possess current CPR and First Aid Certification. Valid hygienist license in the state of Oregon. Computer proficient. Experience with youth, written and verbal communication and organizational skills. Valid driver's license with and acceptable driving record.
Tongue Point Job Corps Center is a drug-free workplace and a tobacco-free campus. Due to being a federally-funded program, all successful applicants must pass a drug-screen, including being negative for THC/marijuana.
For more information about Job Corps visit: http://jobcorps.gov