Description:\rJob SummaryUnder direction of the supervising dentist performs work relating to the maintenance and cleaning of teeth and the education of the dental patient in proper oral hygiene. All activities will be performed in support of the strategy, vision, and values of Phoebe. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. All activities must be in compliance with Equal Employment Opportunity laws, HIPAA, ERISA, and other regulations, as appropriate.General requirements \r\rPerforms all job responsibilities in alignment with the core values, mission and vision of the organization\rPerforms other duties as required and completes all job functions as per departmental policies and procedures\rMaintains current knowledge in present areas of responsibility (i.e., self education, attends ongoing educational programs)\rAttends staff meetings and completes mandatory in-services and requirements and competency evaluations on time.\rDemonstrates competency at all levels in providing care to all patients based on age, sex, weight, and demonstrated needs. For non-clinical areas, has attended training and demonstrates usage of age- specific customer service skills.\rWears protective clothing and equipment as appropriate.\rAdheres to the hospital and departmental attendance and punctuality guidelinesWorking Conditions \r\rGeneral environment\\: Works in a well-lighted, air-conditioned area, with moderate noise levels.\rMay be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids, or infectious organisms.\rMay be required to change from one task to another of different nature without loss of efficiency or composure.\rPeriods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur.\rMay be scheduled as needed including overtime\rRequired to take call\rGeneral environment\\: Works in dimly lit, air conditioned area, with moderate noise levels.Qualification:\rEducation Requirements \r\rVocational / Technical Degree in an accredited dental hygienist program (Required)\rOther Degree (Required)Experience Requirements \r\r0 - 1 year Experience as a dental hygienist (Preferred)General Skills \r\rOrganizational Skills,Communication Skills,Interpersonal Skills,Customer Relations,Analytical,Grammar / Spelling,Read / Comprehend Written Instructions,Follow Verbal Instructions,Basic Computer Skills,General Clerical Skills.Physical Requirements \r\rHave near normal hearing; Hear alarms/telephone/tape recorder/normal speaking voice\rHave near normal vision\\: Clarity of vision (both near and far), ability to distinguish colors\rHave good manual dexterityPhysical Demands \r\rOccasionally within shift (1-33%) \\: Standing,Walking,Bending/Stooping,Twist at waist,Pushing/Pulling.\rFrequently within shift (34-66%) \\: Sitting.Certifications and Licensures \r\rRequired Certifications/Licensures \\: Licensed as required by the state of Georgia and other regulatory agencies..