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UnityPoint Health Dental Hygienist-Clayton Co VNA (Elkader, IA) in Elkader, Iowa

Located in Elkader, IA.

Work hours will be days, Monday - Friday, for 32 hours per pay period, and as needed.

  • Promote dental health as integral to total health.

  • Assist OH Coordinator to Initiate, develop, and implement programming specific to identified oral health needs within the community

  • Provide oral health education, screening/assessment, referral and care coordination.

  • Oversee completion of required dental health evaluation procedures, health education protocol, and referral process by trained VNA staff as per established guidelines; provides direct service as necessary.

  • Knowledge of social and economic forces relevant to the concepts of Community Health practice.

  • Working knowledge of health concepts.

  • Knowledge and skills in client assessment, education, referral, and care coordination.

  • Knowledge of dental community resources.

  • Knowledge of new trends and techniques in dentistry.

  • Experience with program implementation and evaluation.

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, other agencies, and the public.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualified candidates must have a 2 year degree in Dentaly Hygienist. Previous experience is preferred.

Requisition ID: 2020-82199

Street: 600 Gunder Rd NE

Name: 2030 Dubuque Visit Nurse Assoc

Name: Clayton County Public Health

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): .40

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Days, Monday - Friday, for 32 hours per pay period.

External Company Name: UnityPoint Health

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