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Expanded Practice Dental Hygienist - $2k Sign On Bonus!

Company: SmileKeepers
Location: Salem
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

**$2,000 Sign-On Bonus**SmileKeepers is searching for a full-time Expanded Practice Hygienist($2,000 sign-on bonus).SmileKeepers is the preferred provider for Capitol Dental Care, a program that creates access to quality care and provides dental leadership within the communities we serve.We focus on a commitment to patient care, operational and clinical excellence, personal accountability, building relationships, and seeking out innovative and creative approaches to support our patients and teams.Our opportunities provide a full suite of benefits including

  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • In house CEs and training funds for outside CEs
  • Consistent or flexible schedules
  • Full benefits including medical, dental, and vision
  • Benefits that support child care needs
  • 401k and Retirement programCome join our team and make a difference in the lives of the people in your community!An EPDH in a Medicaid population can be a sort of primary care provider. They are able to diagnose x-rays and can complete all hygiene services, x-rays and an assessment. The doctor can complete a chart review of the visit and if needed, the patient would be scheduled for restorative care with the doctor and the comprehensive exam completed at that time. If healthy, the patient could remain in the EPDH schedule with a one time per year exam with the doctor (which would be much less time for the doctor). EPDH can also prescribe antibiotics so is able to help stabilize a patient until they can be seen by a dentist. Also they can do scoop and fill.PayPay range is $40 - $50 per hour plus a production bonus with a $2,000 sign on bonus.Position Details:
    • Mon-Fri 8am-5pm
    • Reasonable patient load at an average of 8 patients per day
    • Serve as the Oral Health Champion in the hospital setting.
    • Collaborate with medical providers to provide close integration of oral health and primary care.
    • Provide dental hygiene services and education in hospital settingPosition Qualifications:
      • Accredited Hygiene Technical School or College
      • Current applicable State Dental License (or the ability to acquire one by the time of employment)
      • Oregon EPDH license
      • Other licenses/certifications such as CPR, local certified anesthesia
      • Experience preferredThis position qualifies for Oregon loan repayment programs:We areproud to serve areas with low access to oral care. Because of this commitment, this location qualifies for the Oregon Health Care Provider Loan Repayment and the Scholars for a Healthy Oregon Initiative programs.Here you can receive up to $50,000 in student loan repayment per year, while still being within an hour to a major metro area and within 20 minutes of the nearest regional airport.HPHRLEducationPreferred
        • High School or better

Keywords: SmileKeepers, Salem , Expanded Practice Dental Hygienist - $2k Sign On Bonus!, Healthcare , Salem, Oregon

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