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OPS DENTAL HYGIENIST - 64918091

Date:  Jan 23, 2023
Location: 

BUNNELL, FL, US, 32110


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Requisition No: 771241 

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: OPS DENTAL HYGIENIST - 64918091

Position Number: 64918091 

Salary:  $28.00/hr 

Posting Closing Date: 02/20/2023 

Open Competitive
Your Specific Responsibilities:
This position will serve on the Flagler County School Based Dental Sealant Program where the hygienists travel to elementary schools with portable dental equipment and provide preventive dental services to children including oral health assessments, oral hygiene instructions, sealants, and fluoride. This is a highly responsible, professional position that requires effective communication with school principals and staff, oral health education with children, organization of paperwork for data entry, entering clinical services into Eagle Soft and HMS, knowledge of portable dental equipment, and ability to track inventory. This position requires local travel.
          Provide preventive dental services
          Prepare and teach dental presentations in school.
          Provide oral assessments, oral hygiene instructions, sealants, and fluoride
          Complete SEALS data entry and provide summary of services for FLOSS survey. 
          Case management of children with urgent needs and increase referrals to dental homes for children in need of services.
          Assists with preparing orders and inventory control for School Based Sealant Program.
          Maintain records, enter clinical and billing services into Eagle Soft and HMS.
          Travel to schools daily in a state vehicle
          Ability to work in fixed dental clinic as needed.

Miscellaneous functions
Attend and participate in staff development, such as team/staff meetings and in-service training/continuing education
Participates in disaster-related duties as directed
Maintains timely submission of EARS and timesheets
Provides backup support to other dental staff as needed
Other duties as assigned.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of dental hygiene principles, practices & procedures.
                     Knowledge of correct spelling, punctuation & grammar usage
                     Knowledge of dental terminology
                     Skill in operating a personal computer.
                     Skill in using dental instrument and equipment.
                     Skill in performing prophylaxis.
                     Ability to instruct patient in preventive dental techniques.
                     Ability to operate general office equipment
                     Ability to follow office procedures & practices 
Qualifications:

Minimum
Must be willing to work before, during, and/or beyond normal work hours or days in the event of an emergency? This may include working in a special needs or Red Cross shelter, or performing other emergency duties including, but not limited to, responses to or threats involving any disaster or threat of disaster, man-made or natural.                          
Must have a Registered Dental Hygienist License                                      
Must have a Dental Radiography Certificate                
Must have experience applying preventive dental sealants          
Must have experience working with children               
Preferred   
Experience working in a school-based sealant program 
Experience working with the FLOSS program 
Experience working with the SEALS program

 
Florida Department of Health Mission, Vision, and Values
Mission:
To protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county & community efforts.
Vision:
To be the Healthiest State in the Nation.
Values:
I nnovation: We search for creative solutions and manage resources wisely.
C ollaboration: We use teamwork to achieve common goals & solve problems.
A ccountability: We perform with integrity & respect.
R esponsiveness: We achieve our mission by serving our customers & engaging our partners.
E xcellence: We promote quality outcomes through learning & continuous performance improvement.

Where You Will Work:
BUNNELL

The Benefits of Working for the State of Florida:

Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. As an OPS employee, the benefits below are available:

  • State of Florida 401(a) FICA Alternative Plan (mandatory)
  • Participation in state group insurance (upon meeting eligibility requirements.  Consult with People First and/or the serving HR office)
  • Workers’ Compensation (mandatory, if needed)
  • Reemployment Assistance (Unemployment Compensation) (mandatory, if needed)
  • Deferred Compensation (voluntary)
  • Employee Assistance Program (voluntary)
  • And more!

 

For a more complete list of benefits, including monthly costs, visit www.mybenefits.myflorida.com


Please be advised:

Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process.  
 
This position requires a security background check and/or drug screening and participation in direct deposit. Any misrepresentations or omissions will disqualify you from employment consideration. Note: You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to conduct this background check Successful completion of a drug test is a condition of employment for safety-sensitive positions. 
 
Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website: http://www.sss.gov 
 
If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida.  Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended, or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement. 
 
The successful candidate will be required to complete the Form I-9 and that information will be verified using the E-Verify system.  E-Verify is operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration to verify employment eligibility.   
 
Incumbents may be required to perform emergency duty before, during, and/or beyond normal work hours or days.
 
The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace. 
 
Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-877-562-7287). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation. 
 
The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act. 
 
Florida has the third largest population of veterans in the nation with more than 1.5 million service men and women.  The Florida Department of Health (department) is committed to serving members of the United States Armed Forces, veterans, and their families by encouraging them to apply for vacancies that fit their area of knowledge and/or expertise.  Through the Department's VALOR program, which expedites licensing for military veterans, the Department also waives initial licensing and application fees for military veterans who apply for a health care professional license within 60 months of an honorable discharge. These initiatives help ensure that the transition from military service into the workforce is as smooth as possible and reflects our appreciation for the dedication devoted to protecting our country.    
 

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.


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