Dental Hygienist
Evanston, IL 
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Job Description

Position Highlights:

  • Position: Dental Hygienist
  • Location: Evanston Hospital
  • Full Time/Part Time: Resource, per department need
  • Hours: The schedule will fluctuate depending on when the schedule is open. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 8:00am-4:30pm. Tuesday 8:00am-1:00pm. Maximum number of hours per week 20 hours.
  • Required Travel: N/A

What you will need:

  • License: Licensed to practice dental hygiene in the state of Illinois and current cardiopulmonary resuscitation certification.
  • Education: 2 years of college or state certification from an accredited dental assistant school or minimum of 2 years on the job work experience. Graduate of an accredited dental hygiene program.
  • Certification: State certification/licensure from an accredited dental hygiene school. Completion of state recognized local anesthetic course within one year of hire.
  • Experience: Minimum of 2 years on-the-job work experience in the dental field.
  • Skills: Ongoing continuing education courses

What you will do:

  • The purpose of this job is to provide optimal dental health for patients seen in the Dental Center.
  • The dental hygienist works under the supervision of the Dental Center dentists.
  • Practice includes oral prophylaxis procedures, exposure and processing of X-Ray films of the teeth and surrounding structures, the application of chemical compounds designed to be desensitizing agents or effective agents in the prevention of carries, administration of local anesthetics, scaling and root planning and services which may be performed by a dental assistant.

NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore) is an integrated healthcare delivery system consistently ranked as a The NorthShore system, headquartered in Evanston, Ill., includes six award-winning hospitals - , , , , and . NorthShore comprises three exemplary physician networks, totaling more than 4,250 doctors across immediate, primary, specialty and complex care; and 170+ office locations and 35+ immediate care centers. NorthShore has an established reputation with more than 17,000 team members system-wide.

NorthShore is committed to excellence in its academic mission and supports teaching and research as the principal teaching affiliate of the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine.

NorthShore was the first health system in Illinois to receive Magnet designation-the highest, most prestigious honor that demonstrates excellence in nursing and high standards in patient care. The system earned Magnet re-designation in 2019. When you work for NorthShore, you will be part of an organization that encourages its employees to achieve career goals and maximize their professional potential.

At NorthShore University HealthSystem, diversity, equity and inclusion are at the core of our mission to support our team members and patients - irrespective of race, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation or socioeconomic status. We believe that by recognizing and embracing our differences we create an organization that welcomes all to contribute and grow.

We invite all candidates to our team, as we continue to build on the incredible value our diverse talent brings to our organization, our community and our patients.

Please explore our website () to better understand how NorthShore delivers on its mission "to preserve and improve human life" through superior clinical care, academic excellence and innovative research.

NorthShore is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. Please refer to the main career page for more information.

EOE: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets, VEVRRA Federal Contractor.

Job Posting: Jun 11, 2021, 3:36:52 PM

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
2+ years
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