Why Good Neighbor?
Good Neighbor employees are proud knowing that they are making a difference to the thousands of underserved patients who depend on Good Neighbor to be their primary healthcare providers. Together, in 2020, Good Neighbor clinics in Columbus and Fremont provided health care services to over 10,000 people from 45 zip codes.
Whether your job is scheduling appointments, providing clinical care, driving patients to and from appointments, or helping someone navigate the ins and outs of the healthcare marketplace, at Good Neighbor, your work matters!
Our Medical, Dental, and Behavioral Health clinics strive each day to offer every patient an experience that is patient-centered, culturally competent, and respectful. We use the diverse strengths and experience of our workforce team to provide the excellent patient care our patients expect and deserve.
Working at Good Neighbor provides the benefit of knowing you made a difference to someone everyday.
But our benefits don't stop there.
In addition to a competitive salary, employees who work a minimum of 30 hours a week are eligible for benefits. Coverage begins on the first of the month after their hire date.
Our current job openings are listed below. You can also access our easy Application for Employment.
Help make a difference in the life and health of your community! Come join our team!
We are a qualifying employer for the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness program. Learn more here.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Perform oral prophylaxis and/ or root planning to dentition via supra and sub gingival scaling using hand and/ or ultrasonic instruments, coronal polishing (as needed), and head/neck/oral cancer screenings.
- Assists in copying, filing, faxing, updating pre-authorizations and plans as well as other projects related to administrative support.
- Applies sealants, SDF, fluoride varnish, or other chemotherapeutic agents in collaboration and as prescribed by dentist.
- Expose radiographs in collaboration and as prescribed by the dentist.
- Performs periodontal assessment, caries assessment, and all required/ appropriate document charting while collaborating with the dentist.
- Monitor Nitrous Oxide.
- Assist the dentist and/ or other team members when necessary or as time permits.
- Clean and stock operatory and maintain equipment as needed.
- Provide oral health (and systemic health correlation) education, explain treatment plans, and treatment options to patient.
- Reviews patient health history and takes blood pressure and pulse vitals.
- Practices universal precautions and other sterilization and infection control procedures.
- Provide information to callers regarding patient care as directed by dentist.
- Other duties as assigned.
Graduate of an accredited school of Dental Hygiene.
- Current Nebraska Dental Hygienist license.
- Current local anesthetic certification.
- Basic Life Support certification.
- Ability to work well with individuals of diverse socioeconomic, cultural and intellectual backgrounds.
- Effective oral and written communication skills.
- Able to exhibit a high level of confidentiality.
- Bi-lingual or ability to work with an interpreter if the need arises.
- Proven experience as Dental Hygienist or similar role.
- Experience in preparing and maintaining dental equipment.