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Dental Hygienist

Company: Kaiser
Location: Albany
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

--Job Summary:The Registered Dental Hygienist directs oral hygiene care for KPDCP members including comprehensive prevention, maintenance, therapeutic dental treatment and/or restorative services. The RDH educates members of their oral status, motivating them to achieve and maintain optimum oral health.Essential Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct patient oral hygiene care for program members, including comprehensive prevention, maintenance, and/or therapeutic dental treatment restorative services.
  • Data collection and documentation pertaining to patients oral health in compliance with policy and procedure.
  • Provide oral hygiene instruction and education.
  • Maintain a work area appropriate to a clinical environment in compliance with environmental health and safety standards.
  • Support other office functions during down time, ensuring a level of cooperation and positive work environment.
  • Performs other duties as requested.--Basic Qualifications:Experience
    • N/AEducation
      • Graduation from an accredited dental hygiene program with a minimum of an associates degree in applied science.License, Certification, Registration
        • Dental Hygienist License (in the state where care is provided)
          • Basic Life Support
            • National Provider Identifier required at hire--Additional Requirements:
              • X-ray equipment - Daily.
              • Ultrasonic scalers - Daily for deposit removal.
              • Handpieces - Daily for polishing teeth and fillings.--Preferred Qualifications:
                • Minimum one (1) year of clinical experience.
                • Pit and fissure experience.
                • Local anesthesia experience.
                • Basic knowledge of sterilization and infection control equipment.
                • Basic computer skills.--Notes:
                  • Days/Times vary.
                  • Travel North Lancaster, Keizer Station, Skyline, Valley River dental.PrimaryLocation : Oregon,Salem,North Lancaster Dental OfficesHoursPerWeek : 1Shift : DayWorkdays : Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, SatWorkingHoursStart : 06:30 AMWorkingHoursEnd : 06:30 PMJob Schedule : Call-in/On-CallJob Type : StandardEmployee Status : RegularEmployee Group/Union Affiliation : W03-AFT-Local 5017Job Level : Individual ContributorJob Category : Dental SupportDepartment : North Lancaster Dental - Dental Office - 1008Travel : Yes, 100 % of the TimeKaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

Keywords: Kaiser, Albany , Dental Hygienist, Healthcare , Albany, Oregon

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