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Dental Hygienist

Company: Kaiser
Location: Hillsboro
Posted on: March 17, 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 Aloha, Beaverton, Cedar Hills, Tanasbourne dental.Job Schedule: Job Category: Dental Support

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

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