Dental Hygienist
Division Mel Trotter Ministries
Location Mel Trotter Ministries
Employment Type Part Time Employee
Date Posted 1/1/2021
Job Code DentHygen
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Job Details

About our Culture

Who is Mel Trotter Ministries?

We are innovative, empathetic and compassionate difference-makers. We dream and dare more for MTM because all of God’s people deserve more. We walk alongside people as they transform their lives. Do you share our innovative and driven love of people, and do you want to make a difference? Join our team! Together and through the power of Christ, we can do immeasurably more to solve homelessness in our community.

You belong here if:

You are called to make an impact in greater Grand Rapids.
You are called to help men, women and children overcome homelessness.
You see value and potential in every human being no matter how broken they are.
You rejoice in seeing lives transformed forever.
You are called to demonstrate the compassion of Jesus to everyone.

Staff Attributes

Our staff exemplify passion to a faith-based approach to advocacy for the guests. They are humble, supportive team players, who acknowledge their own gifts and those of others, are truthfully transparent, seek input from others, admit and learn from mistakes, are highly coachable and approachable. Our staff are hungry, innovative, goal-oriented, eager contributors, who show a dedicated work ethic. They exhibit empathy, compassion, active listening, and self- awareness. They are sensitive across racial, class and cultural lines, ethical, and approachable. They exhibit work habits of punctuality, dependability, accountability, responsibility, cooperation, team participation, integrity, problem solving, and overall positivity.


About the Position

Dental Hygienist - Part Time

The Dental Hygienist works with the diagnosis of the Dentist, treating diseases of the mouth such as gum disease, and working to prevent tooth decay by providing care to the Community, guests and staff.  Hours of service will be flexible.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

We will trust you with: (Job Responsibilities)

* Performs all aspects of dental hygiene within license boundaries and assist the dentist with any further treatment needed.

* Performs all procedures in accordance with OSHA Standards

* Establishes patients of record for treatment at MTM Dental Clinic

* Creates patient treatment plans in collaboration with the attending dentist and perform patient exams and x-rays as needed

* Responsible for discharging patient following treatment and evaluation

* Provides accurate and thorough documentation of patient treatment using Eaglesoft computer programming.

* Communicates clear and precise orders for treatment and follow-up care to MTM dental clinic staff

* Ability to collaborate with the educational experience of students participating in area Dental and Hygiene programs.

 Bring your strengths: (Job Requirements)

* Current Dental Hygienist License in the State of Michigan

* OSHA and HIPPA compliant

* Current CPR Certification, Preferable

* Dental Assistant Certification, Desirable

 Working Conditions:

* Regular standing, walking, climbing, crouching, bending, pushing, or pulling

* Understand, speak, read, and write fluent English

* Ability to communicate verbally and to accurately hear, with hearing correction

* Ability to see 20/20, with vision correction

* Able to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally, and up to 35 pounds regularly

* Able to use fine motor hand functions

* Occasionally exposed to varying temperatures from below 32 degrees to above 80 degrees