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Dental Hygienist - Knox Public Health Job in Mount Vernon, Ohio US

Dental Hygienist - Knox Public Health

Knox Public Health - Mount Vernon, OH

Posted: 5/13/2024 - Expires: 8/9/2024

Job ID: 273398559


Job Description

Job Title: Dental Hygienist  

Job Description: Knox Public Health is currently seeking enthusiastic individual to join our team as Dental Hygienist. If you have a passion for helping others and are interested in pursuing a career in the dental field, this could be the perfect opportunity for you.     


• Perform adult and child prophylaxis, including cleaning deposits and stains from teeth below the gumline

• Place sealants

• Take digital x-rays

• Assist patients in feeling comfortable before, during, and after dental treatment

• Educate patients on appropriate oral hygiene strategies (e.g., tooth brushing, flossing, nutritional counseling)

• Enter and maintain patient information using the agency's electronic dental record system

• Communicate effectively with patients, staff, and supervisors to ensure an informed atmosphere

• Maintain supplies and cleanliness at all times

• Adhere to office policies and procedures protocols

• Provide assistance in other areas of the dental clinic when needed 

• Provides community outreach services when needed

• Meets all job and safety requirements applicable to OSHA safety standards that pertain to essential functions and is bonded 

•  Completes continuing education sessions, as required 

• Attends staff meetings and training sessions as required

• Maintains proper licensure and/or certificates

• Performs other related duties as assigned or requested



• High school diploma or equivalent.

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

• Strong attention to detail and ability to follow instructions.

• Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.

•Willingness to learn and take direction from experienced dental professionals.

• Commitment to providing exceptional patient care. 


• Competitive compensation package.

• Comprehensive training provided.

• Opportunities for career advancement within the dental field.

• Paid holidays, vacation, sick time, personal leave, and retirement

• Health, Dental & Vision insurance available

• Public Servant Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)

• National Health Service Corp loan repayment 

How to Apply: If you're ready to start a rewarding career in the dental field, please submit your resume and KPH application for employment. We look forward to hearing from you!   

Note: This job posting is intended to convey information essential to understanding the requirements and responsibilities of the position. Management reserves the right to modify job duties or descriptions at any time.

Contact Information

Personal Contact:
17604 Coshocton Rd.
Mount Vernon, OH 43050

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Regular Employment
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
Attained Certificate of equivalency for a HS degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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