Records periodontal charting in the UCM Dental EHR system.
Examines teeth and surrounding hard and soft tissues for disease, lesions, and other abnormal conditions.
Removes supra and sub gingival soft/hard deposits and stain from the teeth and endosseous dental implants, whenever necessary.
Exposes and processes dental radiographs (intraoral and occlusal).
Provides oral hygiene aids and educates patients on oral hygiene care.
Administers local medicaments to periodontally involved areas, whenever necessary.
Administers anesthetic and nitrous in accordance to licensure guidelines, whenever necessary.
Administers fluoride, whenever necessary.Â
Records patient vitals, whenever necessary.Â
Schedules appointments for patients due for their prophylaxis and periodontal maintenance appointments, whenever necessary.
Assists with several aspects of research in patient outcomes assessments that are required for data collection and analysis.
Maintain general office environment. The position requires sitting for extended periods of time, visual acumen, manual dexterity and fingering for instrumentation and computer use.
Serves as an integral part of the health care team, assisting in the navigation of medical questions, preparing and recording medical information in collaboration with the patient, family, physician, nursing staff, and other members of the health care team.
Supports the health care team through documentation, preparation and pre/post health care work.
Performs other related work as needed.
Experience as a Dental Hygienist, handling administrative tasks, and managing a dental office.
Research experience in an Academic Medical Center setting. Â
Full knowledge of oral health clinical practice including visual identification of oral health disease and adversity, minor and major ailments.
Ability to learn and use ICE dental EMR, REDCap, Epic EMR, MouthWatch software, and Dexis software.
Familiarity with general business practices.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Commitment to providing a high level of service and high degree of professionalism.
Attention to detail.
Ability to learn and complete processes of research study participant recruitment.
Ability to learn processes and complete processes of administering questionnaires for survey-based research.
Ability to read and understand complex documents, e.g. protocols.
Ability to handle confidential information with utmost discretion and in compliance with HIPAA guidelines.
Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
Ability to communicate with tact and diplomacy.
Ability to absorb large amounts of information quickly.
Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and under tight deadlines.
Strong analytical and organizational skills.
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