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Dental Hygienist - Allegheny General Hospital - Full Time

Allegheny Health Network

  • Company AHN
  • Pittsburgh, PA - Allegheny General Hospital
  • Tech
  • Full time
  • Day (United States of America)

Company :

Allegheny Health Network

Job Description : 

GENERAL OVERVIEW

Provides prophylaxis treatments and education to patients.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Calls the patient to confirm scheduled appointment.
  • Evaluates patient, takes blood pressure, and reviews medical history prior to dental prophylaxis.
  • Performs prophylaxis treatments, scaling and root planning, and periodontal probing.
  • Documents overall oral hygiene in the patient chart for review by the dentist and ensures proper billing procedures.
  • Explains procedure to patients/families and provides teaching instructions and or materials for home care.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum

  • Current Pennsylvania Dental Hygiene License.

Preferred

  • 1 year of dental hygienist experience preferred.

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Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability. 

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