Dental Hygienist – $2,000 SIGN ON

POSITION TYPE: Dentistry

SPECIALTY UNIT: Registered Dental Hygienist

LOCATION: Portland, OR

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Permanent

Pay Rate: $45-$55 Hour

Job Description:

We are seeking a highly skilled Dental Hygienist who would like to work with an innovative company offering top compensation and benefits. The Hygienist Promotes dental health by completing dental prophylaxis; providing oral cancer screening and radiographic studies; charting conditions of decay and disease; performing procedures in compliance with the dental practice act.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Prepares patient for dental hygiene treatment by welcoming, soothing, seating, and draping patient
  • Completes dental prophylaxis by cleaning deposits and stains from teeth and from beneath gum margins
  • Detects disease by completing oral cancer screening; feeling and visually examining gums; using probes to locate periodontal disease and to assess levels of recession; exposing and developing radiographic studies
  • Arrests dental decay by applying fluorides and other cavity- preventing agents
  • Maintains patient appearance and ability to masticate by fabricating temporary restorations; cleaning and polishing removable appliances; placing, carving, and finishing amalgam restorations; removing cement from crowns and bridges
  • Helps dentist manage dental and medical emergencies by maintaining CPR certification, emergency drugs and oxygen supply, and directory of emergency numbers
  • Educates patients by giving oral hygiene and plaque control instructions and postoperative instructions, providing reminders of time of next dental hygiene visit
  • Documents dental hygiene services by recording vital signs and medical and dental histories; charting in patient records
  • Ensures operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques
  • Maintains dental supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies

 

Job Benefits:

Ask about our $2000 Sign-On Bonus!

Benefits (including but not limited to):

? Generous wages for high quality efforts ($45-55/ hour based on experience) or you can

choose Production-based Compensation and potentially earn over $100k

? Medical Insurance and In-house Dental Plan for you and your family

? Paid Time Off (Up to 5 weeks!); additional 6 paid holidays; you pick when you take it!

? Professional Development Opportunities

? Team Retreats and Social Activities

? A team that supports you professionally and personally and has your best interests at heart

? Parking stipend for Downtown location

 

Requirements:

? Associates Degree from an ADA Accredited Dental Hygiene Program

? Active Oregon Licensure in good standing

? CPR Certification

? 2 years experience is preferred; New Grads are also welcomed!

? Open Dental knowledge is a plus

MORE DETAILS:

? Full Time 32-40 hours per week

? Part Time opportunities also available

? Currently utilizing modified COVID-19 scheduling and hours

? PPE, air filtration and aerosol reducing units provided

To apply please send your CV to jordan@dentalcareerservices.com
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