Company Statement

For the last 80 years, EmblemHealth has been taking care of New York’s heart and soul, its people. Today, health care is more complex than ever. That’s why we’re at the forefront of change. We work alongside our customers to offer access to high-quality, affordable care, help navigate the health care experience, and make good health achievable; because everyone deserves to be taken care of. We deliver on our mission every day by living our values with our colleagues, members, clients and partners. It begins with caring and respecting all those we work with. We believe a culture of diversity and inclusion is vital to serve our unique and diverse customers. We seek for continues improvement and innovation and believe being agile and nimble is our advantage. We bring a strong sense of partnership to every relationship – internally and externally. The EmblemHealth family of companies offers competitive health, welfare, and retirement benefits as well as incentive pay plans and more.

Hygienist, Dental

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Responsibilities

·    Removing calcareous deposits, accretions and stains, including scaling & planing of exposed root surfaces indicated for a complete prophylaxis; 
·    Applying topical agents indicated for a complete dental prophylaxis; 
·    removing excess cement from surfaces of the teeth; 
·    Providing patient education; 
·    Placing and exposing x-ray films; 
·    Performing topical fluoride applications and topical anesthetic applications; 
·    Polishing teeth, including existing restorations; 
·    Taking medical history, including the measuring and recording of vital signs; 
·    Charting caries and periodontal conditions, as an aid to diagnosis by the dentist; 
·    Applying pit and fissure sealants; 
·    Maintaining neat, clean conditions in the hygiene area. 
·    Directing the activities of dental hygiene assistants. 
·    Scheduling and recalling patients for their appointments 
·    Other related duties, as assigned by management from time to time. 

Qualifications
·    Must be a high school graduate. 
·    Must be a NY State licensed hygienist, currently registered with the State Education Department. 
·    At least one year of prior experience is preferred. 

EEOC Statement

We are committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences of our workforce to create opportunities for our people and our business. We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Sponsorship Statement

Depending on factors such as business unit requirements, the nature of the position, cost and applicable laws and regulations, EmblemHealth may provide work visa sponsorship for certain positions.

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