Cleveland Clinic Registered-Dental-Hygienist in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

JOB SUMMARY

This position is responsible for cleaning teeth, examining patients for oral diseases such as gingivitis, and providing other preventative dental care to patients. In addition, this position is responsible for educating patients on ways to improve and maintain good oral health.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Reviews and updates patients medical history

  • Performs intraoral and extraoral examinations and records in chart

  • Takes radiographic x-rays as directed by the dentist

  • Removes calculus and plaque (hard and soft deposits) from all surfaces of the teeth

  • Applies preventative materials to the teeth (ie: sealants and fluorides)

  • Makes impressions of patients’ teeth for study casts

  • Teaches patients appropriate oral hygiene strategies to maintain oral health

  • Counsels patients about good nutrition and its impact on oral health

  • Performs oral prophylaxis

  • Elects appropriate healthcare method and instructs patients on oral hygiene and care method

  • Performs cross cover duties as a Dental Assistant

  • Performs any other duties, as assigned

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

1) Completion of bachelor degree in dental hygiene plus a minimum of two (2) years experience as a Dental Hygienist is required

-OR-

2) Completion of diploma in dental hygiene (course duration minimum two (2) years) plus a minimum of four (4) years experience as a Dental Hygienist is required

-AND-

  • Ability to work independently

  • Sufficient manual dexterity to handle and operate various dental equipment

  • Strong critical thinking skills

  • Proficient in the use of PCs and spreadsheets

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to speak and write in English is required

  • Ability to speak and write in both English and Arabic is preferred

  • Current national license, or equivalent where applicable, is preferred

Please Note: Eligible candidates will only be contacted if selected to proceed in the recruitment process.

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi is located on Al Maryah Island, the heart of Abu Dhabi’s new central business district. It shares the island with a hotel, stock exchange, and office buildings. Access to the island is by multiple bridges to the mainland. Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi is a unique and unparalleled extension of the Cleveland Clinic model of care, providing a spectrum of specialty services that are designed to cater to the healthcare needs of Abu Dhabi and the region. One of the objectives of Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi is to address the needs of patients currently traveling abroad for treatment. Like its counterpart in the United States, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi is a physician-led medical facility, served by Western-trained, North American board-certified (or equivalent) physicians. Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi offers the most advanced tertiary medical services in the region through a comprehensive range of specialties and subspecialties. Local and international patients are cared for in an environment that combines excellent amenities and service standards with the highest quality patient care and superior clinical outcomes. The hospital is designed to offer state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment capabilities, and to utilize advanced technologies in surgery, imaging, telemedicine, and electronic medical records.

Ownership

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi is one of a number of initiatives led by Mubadala Healthcare.

For information about Mubadala Healthcare, click here. at https://www.mubadala.com/en/what-we-do/healthcare

Estimated Service Area

This strategically located multi-specialty tertiary care facility with adjacent clinic houses five clinic floors, three diagnostic and treatment levels, and thirteen floors of critical and acute inpatient units totaling 364 beds (expandable to 490). Additional space has been incorporated for operational and support departments, retailers, a conference center, and a high-fidelity clinical simulation center. Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi hosts the latest technologies in surgery, imaging, telemedicine, and electronic medical records, integrating systems in a manner that is first of its kind in the country and the Middle East healthcare region. State-of-the-art imaging equipment like CTs, MRIs, and procedural suites, along with technologically advanced and modern patient rooms, serve local and international patients in an environment that combines excellent amenities with world-class medical care.

Number of Beds

364 beds (expandable to 490)

Information about Abu Dhabi:

Visit Abu Dhabi at http://visitabudhabi.ae/en/default.aspx

Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority at http://tcaabudhabi.ae/en

Any application submitted without a CV will not be considered.

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