Children's Hospital Colorado Dental Hygienist - 57188 in Aurora, Colorado
Why Work at Children's....Children's Hospital Colorado has defined and delivered pediatric healthcareexcellence for more than 100 years. Founded in 1908, Children's Coloradois a leading pediatric network entirely devoted to the health and well beingof children. Continually recognized as one of the nation's outstandinghospitals by U.S. News & World Report, Children's Colorado is known bothfor its nationally and internationally recognized medical, research andeducation programs as well as the full spectrum of everyday care for kidsthroughout Colorado and surrounding states. With more than 1,000 healthcareprofessionals representing the full spectrum of pediatric specialties,Children's Colorado Network of Care includes its main campus, 16Children's Care Centers and more than 400 outreach clinics.A career at Children's Colorado will challenge you, inspire you, andmotivate you to make a difference in the life of a child.Additional InformationDepartment: DentistryHours per week: 36Shift: 4 days per weekJob OverviewThe Dental Hygienist will be an important member of the patient's dentalhealth care team working with the dentists to meet the oral health needs ofour pediatric patients. S/He will use their knowledge and clinical skills toprovide dental hygiene (prophylaxis) care for patients. S/He will usetheir interpersonal skills to motivate and instruct patients on methods toprevent oral disease adn to maintain oral health.ResponsibilitiesPopulation Specific Carec.) Toddlers - >1yr to 3yrsd.) Pre-Schoolers - >3yrs to 5yrse.) School age - >5yrs to 13yrsf.) Adolescent - >13yrs to 18yrsOther InformationThis position will support the Dental Clinic, School Based Dental Clinic andoutreach initiatives. Bilingual preferred.QualificationsExperience with electronic records and radiographsLicensed Registered Dental Hygienist with 2-4 years pediatric experiencePhysical RequirementsAudio-Visual: Color Discrimination: GoodAudio-Visual: Depth Perception: GoodAudio-Visual: Far Vision: GoodAudio-Visual: Hearing: GoodAudio-Visual: Near Vision: GoodGeneral Activity: Sit: 4-6 hrs. per dayGeneral Activity: Stand/Walk: 1-2 hrs. per dayMotion: Bend: Up to 1/3 of timeMotion: Lift: Up to 1/3 of timeMotion: Pull: Up to 1/3 of timeMotion: Push: Up to 1/3 of timeMotion: Reach: Up to 1/3 of timeUse of Hands/Feet: Both Hands - Precise Motor Function (Or Fine Manipulation)EnvironmentExposure: Exposure to chemicals: Regular/Frequent.Exposure: Exposure to infectious diseases: Frequent.Exposure: Exposure to noise/vibration: Frequent.Exposure: Exposure to radiation: Frequent.Exposure: Exposure to skin irritations: Occasional.Mental and Emotional Requirements: Independent discretion/decision making.Mental and Emotional Requirements: Manages stress appropriately.Mental and Emotional Requirements: Works alone effectively.Mental and Emotional Requirements: Works in close proximity to othersand/or in a distracting environment.Mental and Emotional Requirements: Works with others effectively.Mental and Emotional Stress: Managing workload and system issuesEqual Employment OpportunityIt is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunityand that selection decisions be based on job-related factors. We do notdiscriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin,sex, age, disability, or any other status protected by law orregulation. Be aware that none of the questions are intended to imply illegalpreferences or discrimination based on non-job-related information.