Job ID: J122364
Company: Gateway Health Plan
Location: Home, PA, United States
Facility: Work From Home
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Posted at: May 3, 2018
Public Health Dental Hygienist Practitioner provides dental care through government-sponsored program for Medicaid. The program is focused to design to aid in Healthcare for underserved populations, with a focus on children 0 – 21 years of age. This position is at the practitioner level in the care and treatment of the teeth and gums. The PHDHP provides preventive and therapeutic and intraoral services. The PHDHP performs hygiene duties such as examining teeth and other oral structures, cleaning teeth, applying sealants and topical fluoride and perform radiological procedures without the direct supervision of a Dentist. The PHDHP maintains records of dental treatment. Must work within the public at various locations and different shifts as assigned based on the plans dental and health needs.
1. Develops dental health program in conjunction with Medical and Dental Officer, Program Managers and key contacts.
2. Develops outreach program to identify eligible members
3. Develops outreach strategy and documents established contacts
4. Develops educational instruction materials to provide to members, schools and Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) to promote Oral health wellness.
5. Maintains records of all outreach and communications internally and externally
Performs other related work as required
Education, Licenses/Certifications, and Experience
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
IV. SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY
Does this role supervise/manage other employees? Yes
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