Posted on: January 20, 2023
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.
- 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 associate's
degree in applied science.License, Certification, Registration---
Current Oregon OR Washington Dental Hygiene license in state where
assigned required upon hire/transfer.--- Basic Life Support (BLS)
for Health Care Providers required upon hire/transfer.--- National
Provider Identifier (NPI) required prior to employment start
date.--- Local anesthesia endorsement (Oregon Dental Hygiene
license only - this endorsement is included in the Washington State
Dental Hygiene license) required upon hire/transfer.--- Alloy
polishing credentials.*--- Denture relines credentials.*--- Place
and finish restoration credentials.*--- Nitrous oxide credentials
and equipment knowledge.*--- * Required by state of Washington.
-Additional Requirements:--- X-ray equipment - Daily.--- Ultrasonic
scalers - Daily for deposit removal.--- Handpieces - Daily for
polishing teeth and fillings. -Preferred Qualifications:--- One (1)
year of clinical experience.--- Pit & fissure experience.--- Local
anesthesia experience.--- Basic knowledge of sterilization and
infection control equipment.--- Basic computer skills. -Note:
Travel N Lancaster, Keizer Station,
Skyline Johnson Creek, Eastmoreland, Clackamas, Glisan, Gresham,
Rockwood dental offices.Job Schedule: Job Category: Dental
Keywords: Kaiser, Salem , Dental Hygienist, Healthcare , Salem, Oregon
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