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Expanded Practice Dental Hygienist

Company: SmileKeepers
Location: Salem
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

$5,000 sign on bonus
Capitol Dental is searching for a full-time Expanded Practice Hygienist. - This position will mainly conduct treatment in schools in Marion, Linn, Lincoln, Polk, Yamhill, and Lincoln counties. - -
Our culture is based on innovation and providing a wellness approach to Dentistry to improve clinical results and consistently generate predictable treatment outcomes. We focus on providing the highest quality, multi-disciplinary, and comprehensive oral health services with clinicians who precisely diagnose, document, educate, and treat our patient populations. -
An EPDH in a Medicaid population can be a sort of primary care provider. - They are able to diagnosis x-rays and can complete all hygiene services, and disease assessment. - Records are then sent to a teledentist for review and to create a treatment plan. -
Our hope with this position is that the hygienist (EPDH) would be very entrepreneurial and proactive, taking charge of their schedule and patient base to help keep access moving along. - Allowing both the EPDH and the doctor to practice at the highest scope of their licensure.
Position Details:

  • Schedule - This is a full-time opportunity
  • Serve as the Oral Health Champion in various settings - -
  • Collaborate with medical providers to provide close integration of oral health and primary care.
  • Administrative tasks- insurance verification, using computers- dental and medical software/emails/Word/Excel.
  • Marketing/Education- Educate patients and colleagues on the importance of oral health and educating and recruiting patients to receive dental services

    Office Culture:

    • Teamwork in the patients best interest
    • Quality patient care with clinical autonomy based on best practices in the patients best interest

      -Benefits Include:

      • Competitive compensation package($45-50), plus additional uncapped bonus plan
      • Healthcare package (Medical, Dental, Vision)
      • Short and long term disability
      • 401K and additional Pre-tax saving plan
      • Life insurance
      • CE credits
      • Malpractice

        -Position 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

          We are committed to the safety and well being of our patients and employees. To this end we are adhering to best-in-class safety practices based on guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), American Dental Association (ADA) and state/local mandates.
          • High School or better

Keywords: SmileKeepers, Salem , Expanded Practice Dental Hygienist, Healthcare , Salem, Oregon

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