Community Health Systems, Inc.
We are currently seeking a full-time, 40 hour per week Dental Hygienist who will practice clinically and be involved in outreach activities!
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Provides comprehensive dental hygiene services to infant, children, and adult patients which includes taking medical history; vital signs; charting; soft tissue exam; periodontal charting; scaling and root planning; x-rays; sterilization; treatment planning for hygiene; patient education and instruction.
Works cohesively with all staff to develop a comprehensive, prevention-based education program for patients, community organizations, and schools.
Participates in outreach activities within local organizations (i.e. schools, etc.).
Corresponds directly with the Dental Clinic Manager regarding treatment planning and case management issues.
Works with Dental Clinic Manager and staff to ensure all safety, OSHA, and Health Care Standards are being adhered to by staff and students.
Assists with strategic planning initiatives, seeing objectives and taking action to ensure objectives are realized.
Networks with other dentists, hygienists, and health care workers in the region to support the dental program and the Health Center as a whole.
Speaks to civic and other service groups on Dental topics as requested.
Participates in all safety programs, which may include assignment to an emergency response team.
Actively participates in, and is accountable for, duties assigned that support the Mission and Values of being certified as a Patient Centered Medical Home.
Other duties as assigned.
Bilingual skills (Spanish/English) helpful, though not required.
Two or Four years of pre-professional or professional studies at an accredited college or university approved by the American Dental Association, including degree in Dental Hygiene.
Licensed in Wisconsin to practice Dental Hygiene
Related Work Experience:
1-2 years’ experience in health care preferred, though not required.
Experience in public health preferred, though not required.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
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Community Health Systems, Inc.
Website : http://www.chs.net
Community Health Systems is founded with the first purchase of a hospital in May 1985. The second hospital purchase took place soon thereafter in January 1986. 1991: The company issues its initial public offering. June 1996: An affiliate of Forstmann Little & Co. acquires the company in a $1.1 billion leveraged buyout. Month 1997: Wayne T. Smith is recruited as President and Chief Executive Officer, adding Chairman of the Board Responsibilities in 2001. His appointment as CEO begins a period of exponential growth through acquisitions and improved operations. June 2000: Community Health Systems, Inc. is taken public for the second time on the New York Stock Exchange trading under the symbol CYH with an initial offering price of $13 per share. July 2007: Community Health Systems, Inc. completes the acquisition of Triad Hospitals, Inc. adding more than 50 hospitals and nearly doubling the size of the organization. The acquisition includes subsidiary Quorum Health Resources, LLC (QHR), a hospital management and consulting company with approximately 150 independent community hospital clients. January 2014: Community Health Systems, Inc. completes the acquisition of Health Management Associates, Inc., adding approximately 70 hospitals to the organization.