Hygienist - 18.75 hours/week - School Health Dental - floating in the 5 boroughs - Military Veterans

at NYU Langone Health

, New York

NYU Langone Health

Family Health Centers at NYU Langone, a designated Level 3 Medical Home, is the largest federally qualified health center network in New York State, and the second largest in the nation. It includes eight primary care sites, 40 school-based health centers and dental clinics, four day care centers, the nation's largest dental residency program, and New York State's largest behavioral health program. The network also includes 12 community medicine sites providing care to disenfranchised New Yorkers, comprehensive HIV services, chemical dependency programs, and a family support center that offers educational, vocational, and other social support programs. Learn more about Family Health Centers at NYU Langone, and interact with us on LinkedInGlassdoorIndeedFacebookTwitterYouTube and Instagram.

Position Summary:
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Hygienist.

In this role, the successful candidate provides preventive dental services, education and treatment for the patients of Lutheran Family Health Center Network and participates in educational programs in the community. He/she performs expanded functions as allowed by state law

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintain clinical recall system
  • Participate in the Dental Department Quality Assurance/Chart Audit Program
  • Adhere to hospital, health center and department policies and procedures.
  • Provide chairside assistance to the dentist when necessary and aid in triage of emergency dental patients.
  • Complete the dental record clearly and accurately.
  • Expose, develop, and mount radiographs properly.
  • Maintain hygiene operatory in an organized and clean fashion, assuring that appropriate instruments are available.
  • Apply topical fluoride treatment/pit and fissure sealants
  • Assists the dentists in filling out charts accurately and processing patient's forms and records. Facilitate the patient reappointment process.
  • Provides oral hygiene instructions through individual patient health education which includes: dental caries prevention, proper tooth brushing and flossing techniques, and nutritional guidance.
  • Provides oral prophylaxis and scaling of teeth with cavitron and hand instruments
  • Evaluate patients oral hygiene and dental health and make preventive dental recommendations.
  • Participates in patient education programs in the community

Minimum Qualifications:
To qualify you must have a NYS Dental Hygiene License, CPR Certification
Willingness to devote the time required completing assigned tasks on schedule
Devotes attention and resources to provide the best customer service possible.
Utilizes all available resources to reach sound decisions
Initiates action to solve problems and assumes responsibility
Works with others toward shared goals including participation in department problem-solving and improvement activities.
Demonstrates an awareness of and respect for co-workers/patients' cultural background, treating people with fairness and respect.
Complies with HIPAA, OSHA, JCAHO, LMC policies and procedures
Meets attendance guidelines
Meets punctuality guidelines.
Meets annual mandatory education requirements
Completes goals and assigned projects in a timely manner

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

Family Health Centers at NYU Langone's network provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.

Family Health Centers at NYU Langone is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.

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, New York

NYU Langone Health, a world-class, patient-centered, integrated academic medical center, is one of the nation’s premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research, and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of five hospitals—Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, the Medical Center’s dedicated inpatient orthopaedic hospital; NYU Lutheran Medical Center, a full-service, 450-bed teaching hospital located in Brooklyn, and Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children’s health services across the Medical Center. Also, part of NYU Langone is NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history, and the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute–designated cancer center. The Medical Center’s trifold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education, and research.

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