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The Westchester Institute for Human Development (WIHD) was recently named one of the Best Places to Work by 914Inc. WIHD's mission is to create better futures for people with disabilities, for vulnerable children and for their families and caregivers. WIHD accomplishes its mission through professional education; innovative services and supports; community training and technical assistance; and research and information dissemination. Hygienist Position Summary: WIHD is seeking a part time Dental Hygienist to join a dynamic mission driven dental team. The purpose of the Dental Hygienist is to improve oral hygiene and educate regarding the importance of good oral health for the special needs individuals. The dental hygienist will work at our clinic in Valhalla and on our mobile dental van. Looking for courteous and organized individual who enjoys work as part of a treatment team. Candidates must be interested in working with the special needs population every ideally available Tuesday and Thursdays to work. Major Responsibilities: * Intra-oral exam and oral cancer screening. * Taking and developing intra-oral radiographs * Full mouth cavitron scaling and hand scaling. * Root planing and scaling; gingival curettage. * Prophylaxis and Fluoride treatment. * Sealants Education, Knowledge, and Skill Requirements: * Oral cavity and supporting structures and dental hygiene techniques. * Experience treating special needs patients is preferred. * Graduate of accredited dental hygiene program. General personality traits or other attributes needed for job performance: Sensitivity to the needs of the developmentally disabled. Competent in the technical skills needed for dental hygiene. Good communication skills with patients and caregivers. WIHD values inclusivity and diversity in the workplace. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, pregnancy, any other characteristic protected by law. Company Description The Westchester Institute for Human Development (WIHD), a University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities located in Valhalla, New York, serves over 10,000 children and adults with disabilities and special health care needs and their families living in Westchester County and the lower Hudson Valley regions. WIHD's mission is to create better futures for people with disabilities, for vulnerable children and for their families and caregivers. Together, we focus on the needs of each person by providing family-centered and culturally-sensitive care. WIHD accomplishes its mission through professional education; innovative services and supports; community training and technical assistance; and research and information dissemination.

The Westchester Institute for Human Development (WIHD), a University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities located in Valhalla, New York, serves over 10,000 children and adults with disabilities and special health care needs and their families living in Westchester County and the lower Hudson Valley regions. WIHD’s mission is to create better futures for people with disabilities, for vulnerable children and for their families and caregivers. Together, we focus on the needs of each person by providing family-centered and culturally-sensitive care. WIHD accomplishes its mission through professional education; innovative services and supports; community training and technical assistance; and research and information dissemination.

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