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Dental Hygienist

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Job Location:
Health and Medical Services


Position Description
This position is responsible for performing dental prophylactic services and providing education for the prevention and control of dental disease. Work is performed under supervision of dentist. Work is performed in usual clinic conditions; requires a high degree of contact with patients.

HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

Department: Abilene Robertson Unit

Major/Essential Functions
  • Professionally clean teeth including thorough scaling and polishing
  • Presents instructions on proper personal oral hygiene using demonstrations on human teeth and models
  • Take and develop radiographs
  • Administers topical Fluoride at proper dose to prevent cavities
  • Clean, package, and sterilizes dental instruments using proper technique
  • Disinfect chairs, cabinets and machines after dental treatments
  • Take inventory of instruments with proper documentation that it occurred
  • Serve as Dental Assistant when needed
  • Proper record keeping and maintenance both in manual and automated systems
  • Ensure dental supplies are on hand and ordered in a timely manner
  • Answer sick calls, screening and scheduling patients in a timely manner
About Managed Care:
Since 1989, TTUHSC Managed Care has been providing clinical and operational support to correctional facilities throughout West Texas and other regional areas.  We serve approximately 30,000 patients utilizing a broad range of comprehensive medical and health services.  TTUHSC Managed Care strives to positively impact the lives of our patients, to include many who had no previous access to quality health care.  Learn more about TTUHSC Managed Care HERE

This valuable team member shall perform work in a manner that reflects the Values of TTUHSC:
  • ONE TEAM unite and include diverse perspectives to achieve our mission
  • KINDHEARTED exceed expectations with a kind heart, helping hands, and a positive attitude
  • INTEGRITY be honorable and trustworthy even when no one is looking
  • VISIONARY nurture innovative ideas, bold explorations, and a pioneering spirit
  • BEYOND SERVICE create and deliver positive defining moments
Take care of yourself and your family, Enjoy some of the best benefits in the state of Texas:
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Training provided
  • Continuing education
  • Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Retiree Insurance
  • Paid Leave
  • Leadership Program
  • State Pension
Required Qualifications
+Education:+ A minimum of a High School diploma or equivalent. Completion of an approved dental hygiene training program. +License/Certification:+ Licensed to practice dental hygiene by the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Previous Correctional Experience
Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan website.

EEO Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Jeanne Clery Act
The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal statute requiring colleges and universities participating in federal financial aid programs to maintain and disclose campus crime statistics and security information. By October 1 of each year, institutions must publish and distribute their Annual Campus Security Policy & Crime Statistics Report (ASR) to current and prospective students and employees. To view this report, visit the TTUHSC Clery Act website.

Pay Basis: Hourly

Pay Grade Minimum
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected

Pay Grade Maximum
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected

Schedule Details
Will discuss during interview

Travel Required: Up to 25%

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