MAHEC's Division of Dentistry seeks qualified candidates for a PART -time Dental Hygienist / PRN DA position in the General Practice Residency Program. Under the direct supervision of a dentist, the Hygienist will perform dental prophylaxis, scaling and root planning, periodontal charting; educate patients on oral hygiene and preventative maintenance; and acquire digital x-ray images. The Hygienist will join a team of 30 dental team members, including: dentist faculty, dental residents, dental assistants, business office specialists, and practice management.
Qualified candidates must possess a current, or eligibility for, NC Dental Hygienist Licensure or equivalent and current CPR certification. Must maintain continuing education as required by licensure.Basic computer skills required. Dentrix computer experience and digital x-ray experience preferred.
The original dental facility opened its doors in 2007. The Dental program and office moved to the newly constructed MAHEC Biltmore Campus in the town of Biltmore Forest in 2013.Thisfacility allows us to offer services to our patients in one attractive and convenient location and includes state-of-the-art technology for both patient care and resident training.
The Dental Health Center space offers a large waiting area as well as digital displays to help us communicate information, tips and timely reminders for patients while they wait. Our treatment rooms provide the opportunity for comprehensive care for patients including cosmetic fillings, crowns and veneers, reconstructive full mouth dentistry, precision partial dentures, custom dentures, non-surgical and surgical treatment for periodontal (gum) disease, oral surgery, and teeth whitening.
The MAHEC Dental Residency Program is a one-year residency program with an optional second year of training. Dental Residents rotate beginning July 1. MAHEC is one of the nine regional AHECs of the NC Area Health Education Centers Program.
MAHEC Human Resources is located at 121 Hendersonville Road, Asheville, NC 28803. Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities and Spanish/English bilingual persons are strongly encouraged to apply.