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Mpls Fixed Dental Clinic Hygienist - Dental Hygienist / Part-time / Day Shift

Company: State Of Minnesota
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: July 6, 2024

Job Description:

Job DetailsWorking Title: Mpls Fixed Dental Clinic HygienistJob Class: Dental HygienistAgency: Minnesota Department of Veterans AffairsJob ID: 77566Location: MinneapolisTelework Eligible: NoFull/Part Time: Part-TimeRegular/Temporary: UnlimitedWho May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekersDate Posted: 06/13/2024Closing Date: 07/19/2024Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs / Veterans Affairs-AFSCMEDivision/Unit: Veterans Healthcare Central Office / Oral Healthcare StaffWork Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift / 7:30am - 5:00pmDays of Work: Tuesday, Wednesday, ThursdayTravel Required: NoSalary Range: $32.79 - $43.51/ hourlyClassified Status: ClassifiedBargaining Unit/Union: 207 - Technical/AFSCMEWork Area: Minneapolis CampusFLSA Status: NonexemptDesignated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities: YesThe work you'll do is more than just a job.At the State of Minnesota, employees play a critical role in developing policies, providing essential services, and working to improve the well-being and quality of life for all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota is committed to equity and inclusion, and invests in employees by providing benefits, support resources, and training and development opportunities.Job SummaryIt pays to consider a rewarding career with the Minnesota Veterans Homes! You may be eligible for a new hire bonus of $2,500 if you are hired in a part-time position that is represented by the AFSCME collective bargaining agreement!Earn a competitive wage, have affordable and comprehensive insurance benefits, a retirement plan, paid time off, free parking and more!The Minnesota Veterans Homes provide an innovative and high quality oral health program to all residents under our care. In 2018, the Minneapolis Veterans Home built a state of the art fixed dental clinic with the support of various grant funds. Since that time, we have continued to expand our care and have received recognition for the quality of services and advocacy for our geriatric resident population.This Dental Hygienist position is a new position as we develop and increase our service delivery model. Working with a contracted team of dentists this position is primarily responsible for providing dental hygiene and preventative services to the 300 residents of the Minneapolis Veterans Home - and building the recare program which is a strategic goal of our oral health initiative in 2024. The position will be the primary hygienist for clinic appointments and on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday each week. This position not only focuses on hygiene services to our residents, but includes the opportunity to provide training and support to our direct care staff in proper brushing and hygiene efforts.If you are passionate about providing high quality oral healthcare services to our aging population this is the right position for you!QualificationsMinimum QualificationsRegistration with the Minnesota Board of Dentistry as a Dental Hygienist, in good standing.Current CPR/BLS certification or ability to obtain by time of hire.Preferred QualificationsExperience working as a Dental Hygienist.Experience providing dental services to a geriatric or special needs population.Experience providing 1:1 education regarding brushing techniques.Our employees are dedicated to ensuring cultural responsiveness. Preferred candidates will have a variety of experiences working effectively with others from different backgrounds and cultures.Additional RequirementsThis position requires successful completion of the following:A Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) background check may be conducted on the top finalist(s) for the position(s). When conducted, a finalist must pass the DHS background check.A Tuberculosis (Mantoux) screening (or chest x-ray) is required prior to employment.Employment reference checks will be conducted on finalists. This may include a review of documentation related to job performance and contact with the applicant's former employer(s)Application DetailsHow to ApplySelect Apply for Job at the top of this page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email careers@state.mn.us. For additional information about the application process, go to http://www.mn.gov/careers.ContactIf you have questions about this position, contact Natalie Pham at natalie.pham@state.mn.us or 952-378-5519.To receive consideration as a Connect 700 Program applicant, apply online, email the Job ID#, the Working Title and your valid Proof of Eligibility Certificate by the closing date to Natalie Pham at natalie.pham@state.mn.us.Per M.S. 43A.111, MDVA will give priority consideration to certain qualified disabled Veterans. To be considered, you must be included on a US armed forces permanent disability list with a disability rating of at least 30% or been rated by the US Department of Veterans Affairs as having a compensable service-connected disability of at least 30%. Official written documentation of this disability dated no more than one-year preceding the date of application must be submitted. Please email the documentation, your DD214, and the job posting ID number to Natalie Pham at natalie.pham@state.mn.us no later than the job posting closing date.If you were referred to apply by a current Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs employee or State of Minnesota employee, please provide the employees name in the Referral Source section of your application. The employee who referred you may be eligible for a $1,000 bonus!Working together to improve the state we love.What do Minnesota's State employees have in common?A sense of purpose in their workConnection with their coworkers and communitiesOpportunities for personal and professional growthBenefitsAs an employee, you'll have access to one of the most affordable health insurance plans in Minnesota, along with other benefits to help you and your family be well.Your benefits may include:Paid vacation and sick leave12 paid holidays each yearLow-cost medical, dental, vision, and prescription drug plansFertility care, including IVFDiabetes careDental and orthodontic care for adults and children6 weeks paid leave for parents of newborn or newly adopted childrenPension plan that provides income when you retire (after working at least three years)Employer paid life insurance to provide support for your family in the event of deathShort-term and long-term disability insurance that can provide income if you are unable to work due to illness or injuryTax-free expense accounts for health, dental, and dependent careResources that provide support and promote physical, emotional, social, and financial well-beingSupport to help you reach your career goals:Training, classes, and professional developmentFederal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (Some positions may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. For more information, visit the Federal Student Aid website at studentaid.gov)Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for work/life support:A voluntary confidential program that helps employees and their families with life challenges that may impact overall health, personal well-being, or job performanceCommon sources of stress can be addressed through the EAP: mental health, relationship challenges (personal and work), grief and loss, finances, and legal issuesDaily Living/Convenience Services: Chore services, home repair, trip planning, child/elder carePrograms, resources and benefits eligibility varies based on type of employment, agency, funding availability, union/collective bargaining agreement, location, and length of service with the State of Minnesota.EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERSMinnesota state agencies are equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employers. State agencies are committed to creating a workforce that reflects the diversity of the state and strongly encourages persons of color and Indigenous communities, members of the LGBTQIA2S+ community, individuals with disabilities, women, and veterans to apply. The varied experiences and perspectives of employees strengthen the work we do together and our ability to best serve Minnesotans.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and disabilities related to pregnancy or childbirth), gender identity, gender expression, marital status, familial status, age, sexual orientation, status regarding public assistance, disability, veteran status or activity in a local Human Rights Commission or any other characteristic protected by law.APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIESMinnesota state agencies make reasonable accommodations to their employees and applicants with disabilities. If you have a disability and need assistance in searching or applying for jobs with the State of Minnesota, call the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email careers@state.mn.us and let us know the support you need.by Jobble

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