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Registered Dental Hygienist at University of California - San Francisco

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Type: Full Time
Location: San Francisco, California

Job Description:

JOB OVERVIEW
The School of Dentistry s Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences (PRDSu0027) Faculty Group Practice (FGP) and the Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) comprises of eight to eleven faculty and four residents practicing in comprehensive general dentistry. The FGP has one full time dental hygienist, several registered dental assistants, and administrative assistants.

The Registered Dental Hygienist will provide clinical support to the General Dentistry Practice Faculty Practice at Parnassus. The individual will work under the supervision of licensed dentists. S/he will perform dental care tasks, focused on maintaining and monitoring the oral health of the patients through clinical work such as cleaning patientsu0027 teeth, oral health screening/examination, performing treatment procedures and teaching oral hygiene care to patients. This also includes charting/updating patients medical and dental history, patient conditions, treatment procedures and comments; maintenance of equipment; set-up and clean operatories. Expected to see patients on his/her own and direct their own tasks.

PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS A 40% LIMITED APPOINTMENT THAT WILL END ON DECEMBER 31, 2018.

SCHOOL OF DENTISTRY
MISSION: Advancing health through excellence in patient care, education and discovery.
VISION: To be the preeminent innovator in oral and craniofacial health worldwide.
VALUES: Through our values, we demonstrate LEADERSHIP in all that we do.
Leadership, Excellence, Accountability, Diversity, Engagement, Respect, Social responsibility, Honesty, Innovation, and Partnership.

The School is committed to providing outstanding, integrated patient-centered care, preparing the next generation of clinicians and scientists for a rapidly evolving health care system, leading the world in scientific discovery and its translation into improved patient care and public health, creating and maintaining a supportive work and learning environment that attracts the best faculty, staff, students and trainees who can meet the changing needs of the School, society and profession, and optimizing resources to support strategic objectives and maximize stakeholder value.

We provide comprehensive oral health care services with over 120,000 patient visits per year. We offer a four-year DDS program as well as a two-year program for international dentists that culminates in the DDS degree. We have numerous specialty residencies, PhD and Master s degree programs in Oral and Craniofacial Sciences, a combined DDS-PhD program, and a combined PhD-dental specialty training program. Other graduate programs include Craniofacial and Mesenchymal Biology and Bioengineering, and a DDS/MBA program. The School is one of the preeminent oral and craniofacial research enterprises in the world, ranking number one in National Institute of Health funding for 24 consecutive years.

ABOUT UCSF
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.\\",\\"

Required Qualifications: Possession of the legal requirements to practice as a Dental Hygienist as determined by the California Board of Dental Examiners; and knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position

NOTE: PHYSICAL/HEALTH SCREENING REQUIRED.

Preferred Qualifications: Master s degree of Science in Dental Hygiene
AxiUm Practice Management Software

License/Certification: Possession of the legal requirements to practice as a Dental Hygienist as determined by the California Board of Dental Examiners

Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.