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Penn State Health Dental Hygienist - DAY SHIFT - Dental Clinic in Reading, Pennsylvania

Job Description

St Joseph Regional

Location: US:PA:Reading

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 1.00

Shift: Day

Hours: 8 hours


A dental hygienist is a registered, licensed dental health professional. The Dental Hygienist will work independently or alongside dentists and other dental professionals to provide full oral health care specializing in the treatment and prevention of many oral diseases.


High School Diploma or equivalent required

Graduation from an accredited dental hygiene program required

Successful completion of the written National Board Dental Hygiene Examination required

State Licensure required

X-ray Certification required

BLS Certification required

Three (3) years of experience required


Medical and Medication knowledge

Sterilize Technique knowledge

Radiology Safety knowledge

Excellent verbal communication skills

Ability to work will all ages and special needs patients

Knowledge of HIPPA

Ability to learn/utilize EMR

Ability to multitask in a fast paced environment

Ability to assist and take direction from residents, preceptors, and teammates in an academic setting

Must be able to perform hygiene procedures for a maximum 8 hour shift, including sitting, standing, bending, lifting less than 50 lbs


Bilingual-Spanish Dentrix experience

If chosen for this position, you may required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

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Position Dental Hygienist - DAY SHIFT - Dental ClinicLocation US:PA:ReadingReq ID 16826