Family Healthcare of Northwest Ohio
1191 Westwood Dr.
Van Wert, OH 45891

Dental Hygienist

Summary

Family Health Care of Northwest Ohio is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) meeting the needs of patients in Van Wert, OH and surrounding communities. We are professional office aiming to integrate medical, dental and behavioral health services to promote total healthcare services to all patients. At FHC, our goal is to provide high-quality, patient-centered care..

Our work environment includes:

  • Modern office setting
  • Team driven
  • Flexibility for employees
  • Rewarding & meaningful patient services

ROUTINE DUTIES
– Perform dental hygiene procedures, including dental cleanings, scaling, and root planing
– Take and develop dental x-rays
– Conduct oral cancer screenings
– Administer local anesthesia and nitrous oxide as needed
– Educate patients on proper oral hygiene techniques and provide oral health instructions
– Maintain accurate and up-to-date patient records

NECESSARY SKILLS
– Proficient in taking vital signs and recording patient information
– Knowledge of medical coding for dental procedures
– Ability to assess patient needs and develop individualized treatment plans
– Experience with medical imaging equipment for dental x-rays
– Familiarity with maintaining and updating medical records in compliance with HIPAA regulations
– Strong knowledge of medical terminology related to dentistry
– Proficiency in using electronic health record systems a plus (Dentrix)
– Excellent communication skills to effectively interact with patients, dentists, and other healthcare professionals

Experience

Active Ohio License to practice Dental Hygiene

 

Salary/Benefits

Salary: based on field experience

Benefits:

  • Loan Repayment Options
  • 401(b) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday (1/2 day)
  • No weekends
  • Expected hours: 36 per week
Family Healthcare of Northwest Ohio
Benefits
Dental Insurance
Health Insurance
Life Insurance
Perks & Discounts
Retirement Benefits
Vision Insurance