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Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Dental Hygienist (Part Time) in Durant, Oklahoma

Dental Hygienist (Part Time)

Description

Job Summary: The dental hygienist provides clinical and educational services under the general direction and guidance of a dentist; however, the hygienist may decide what treatment best suits the patients' needs. The dental hygienist is required to, and to motivate each person on their oral hygiene needs.

Primary Tasks:

  • Perform chair side prophylaxis, full mouth debridement, sub gingival scaling and root planning by using hand instruments, and ultrasonic devices.

  • Observes, reports, and charts all oral conditions and periodontal problems by examining the patients' teeth, mouth, throat, and pharynx.

  • Places temporary restorations, desensitizing agents, sealants, remove sutures, and change periodontal dressings.

  • Educate patients on proper brushing and flossing technique, nutritional and dietary counseling for control of dental disease, tobacco counseling, and care of removable appliances and bridges.

  • Administer anesthesia and medications such as topical anesthetic, local anesthetic, topical fluoride gel, topical fluoride varnish, and may administer nitrous oxide.

  • Review patient dental history, medical history, medications, chart, and radiographs before initiating treatment.

  • Practice infection control standards as set forth by company policy and procedures.

  • Other responsibilities as may be assigned.

  • Perform chair side prophylaxis, full mouth debridement, sub gingival scaling and root planning by using hand instruments, and ultrasonic devices.

  • Observes, reports, and charts all oral conditions and periodontal problems by examining the patients' teeth, mouth, throat, and pharynx.

  • Places temporary restorations, desensitizing agents, sealants, remove sutures, and change periodontal dressings.

  • Educate patients on proper brushing and flossing technique, nutritional and dietary counseling for control of dental disease, tobacco counseling, and care of removable appliances and bridges.

  • Administer anesthesia and medications such as topical anesthetic, local anesthetic, topical fluoride gel, topical fluoride varnish, and may administer nitrous oxide.

  • Review patient dental history, medical history, medications, chart, and radiographs before initiating treatment.

  • Practice infection control standards as set forth by company policy and procedures.

  • Other responsibilities as may be assigned.

Physical Requirements: Light work involves lifting no more than 20 pounds at a time with frequent lifting or carrying of objects weighing up to 10 pounds. Even though the weight lifted may be very little, a job is in this category when it requires a lot of walking or standing, or when it involves sitting most of the time with some pushing and pulling of arm or leg controls. To be considered able to perform a full or wide range of light work, you can do substantially all of these activities. If someone can do light work, we determine that you can also do sedentary work, unless there are additional limiting factors such as loss of fine dexterity or inability to sit for long periods of time.

Required Education and experience:

MINIMUM

  • Associate degree from an accredited dental hygiene program and valid state license.

  • Treat patients with periodontal disease.

  • Must have and be good with patients of all ages.

  • about the treatment plan.

  • 1 or more years clinical experience.

About the Choctaw Nation

The Choctaw Nation is the third-largest Indian nation in the United States, with over 200,000 tribal members and more than 11,000 employees. The first tribe over the Trail of Tears, historic boundaries are in the southeast corner of Oklahoma. The Choctaw Nation's vision, "Living out the Chahta Spirit of faith, family and culture," is evident as it continues to focus on providing opportunities for growth and prosperity.

Benefits

  • Free gym membership

  • Free access to employee health clinic

  • Free lunch for casino & resort associates

  • Earned wages access once per week for hourly associates

  • Pet insurance

  • Paid vacation / sick time

  • Medical / Dental / Vision

  • 401(K) with company match

  • College tuition reimbursement

  • Short-term disability, long-term disability, and family leave

  • Employee assistance program

  • Employee prescription program

  • CNO Paid Life Insurance

  • Teladoc

  • On Site Dental Clinics (Jet Dental)

  • On Site Mammogram Services

  • Free diabetes and hypertension monitoring benefit (Livongo)

  • Accolade- Concierge Benefits Program

  • Wellness Program that equals savings on health insurance cost (Virgin Pulse)

  • Maternity Care Program

  • Plus, many more!

  • (Benefits provided by the Choctaw Nation are based on employment classification)

CNO was selected as a winner in both HRDUS' and Forbes' 2022 "Employer of Choice" competitions:

  • Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma received recognition as one of six Best Places to Work in the United States as selected by HRDUS

  • Choctaw Casinos & Resorts received recognition from Forbes as a Best Employer for Diversity in the Travel & Leisure category.

  • Forbes also recognized the Choctaw Casino and Resorts as one of America's Best Employers for New Graduates .

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Job Health Care Services

Primary Location OK-Durant

Work Locations Durant Regional Medical Clinic 1801 Chukka Hina Durant 74701

Organization Health

Schedule Regular

Part-time

Day Job

Job Posting 12/30/2022, 12:12:41 PM

Req ID: 22009796

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