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Hygienist, Dental-Registered - Various Locations - EG

Company: Kaiser
Location: Salem
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

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 Functions:
- 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. Notes:--- Days/Times vary. Tues-Sat, Variable. Mondays off.--- Travel Aloha, Beaverton, Cedar Hills, Tanasbourne, Tigard dental.

Job Schedule: Job Category: Dental Support

Keywords: Kaiser, Salem , Hygienist, Dental-Registered - Various Locations - EG, Healthcare , Salem, Oregon

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