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Dental Hygienist

The Ohio State University

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Job Title:
Dental Hygienist

Department:
Dentistry tendersglobal.net Dental Faculty Practice

The Ohio State University College of Dentistry is seeking a full-time hygienist for its affiliated Dental Faculty Practice (DFP). When our faculty dentists and faculty hygienists are not teaching the next generation of dentists and hygienists, our faculty provide expert care for children and adults through DFP and provide virtually every area of dental care available.

The Ohio State University College of Dentistry is the fourth largest public dental school in the United States and it is the only public dental school in Ohio. The college is divided into ten divisions with all major ADA-recognized dental specialties represented. The College has approximately 600 students in its undergraduate and graduate programs.

Serve as a hygienist performing dental hygiene services in the Dental Faculty Practice in the College of Dentistry; stocks and set up operatories; manages patient record; and provides education to patients.

4 days a week

This position requires successful completion of a criminal background check and drug and alcohol screening.

A dental hygienist needs to be able to use of both hands, dexterity in the fingers and the ability to manipulate instruments, materials, dental handpieces, and operate dental equipment. The use of feet is necessary to manipulate the rheostat for handpieces or other dental equipment. The body must be able to work from a dental stool in order to perform most dental procedures. The ability to sit and stand for a duration of time is also necessary. Other specific requirements include color spectrum differentiation; manual dexterity/motor coordination, hand-eye coordination, physical communications; visual acuity and communication/language development. Individuals in this position may be exposed to the following: bloodborne pathogens; chemical hazards (skin irritants); vibrating equipment; use of sharp instruments; and latex.   

Required: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited Dental Hygiene Program and 2 years’ active experience  or an Associate’s degree and four years’ active experience; be a licensed dental hygienist in the state of Ohio.

Desired: Minimum 3-5 years of clinical dental hygiene experience.

Additional Information:

By the start of employment, all newly hired employees must receive at least the first dose of a two-dose series or a single dose of a one-dose series COVID-19 vaccination. Individuals who choose a two-dose series vaccination must receive the second dose within 45 days of their start date. Proof of vaccination will be required at time of hire.

Candidates may request a medical or religious exemption from the vaccination requirement. Campus employees may also request an exemption for personal reasons. Ohio State Wexner Medical Center, College of Medicine or OSUP Employees are not eligible for personal exemptions. All exemptions are subject to Ohio State’s approval and subject to change, including revocation, due to legal and regulatory requirements.

The Targeted Hiring Range for this position is $34.71 to $43.41.

Location:
Postle Hall (0024)

Position Type:
Regular

Scheduled Hours:
40

Shift:
First Shift

Final candidates are subject to successful completion of a background check.  A drug screen or physical may be required during the post offer process.

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