Pediatric Dental Hygienist – Full Benefits – Summers Off

Position Type: Dentistry

Specialty Unit: Registered Dental Hygienist

Location: Brooklyn and Queens, NY

Job Type: Full time Permanent

 

Job Description:

We are looking for a dedicated Hygienist to provide in-school dental care to the underserved children throughout Brooklyn & Queens. We are devoted to the ideal that all children deserve high-quality dental care. Our innovative program treats kids in the familiar surroundings of their schools, bringing much needed dental care to kids who may not otherwise have access. 

  

Responsibilities:

• Assist with oral health management of all patients-being a team player at all times

• Verify the identity of patient using name and date of birth prior to administering treatment, place your initials on the medical chart indicating that verification was made.

• Obtain oral health assessment of each patient [new-baseline; follow-up patient]

• Review medical history and other pertinent oral health information

• Provide oral hygiene services including dental prophylaxis scaling, sealant application and fluoride application consistent with accepted best practices and standards.

• Provide dental assistance as directed by the dentist

• Provide oral health education and individual counseling to each patient according to known oral health care practices (e.g. tooth brushing, flossing)+)

• Document provided dental services on the patient’s chart.

• Daily travel to and from school sites

 

Job Benefits:

• Evenings, weekends and summers off!

• Working a school day schedule (about 6 – 7 hours); on average between 7:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.

• Unique work experience and flexible scheduling

• Excellent benefit packages (varies by location and position)

• Full and part time positions 

• Competitive compensation

• State-of-the-art portable dental equipment

 

Requirements:

• Must hold active RDH license

• 1+ years’ experience as a Registered Dental Hygienists (RDH) 

• Valid State ID, reliable transportation and a willingness to travel locally is a must

• Works well with others (both children and adults)

• Ability to work well in fast-paced environment; organized and detail-oriented; able to multi-task

• Must be able to carry up to 50 lbs.

• Current CPR (BLS) certification with hands-on live skills assessment

• Able to walk several flights of stairs on occasion as many schools are without elevators

• Fingerprint and standard background check

• VACCINES: TB Test, Hep B (proof of immunity, poof vaccine, or declination), COVID, Tdap (proof of immunity, poof vaccine, or declination), Varicella (proof of immunity, poof vaccine, or declination), MMR (must have proof of immunity or vaccine proof)

• Multiple Certification prior to starting that we will give them (OSHA, HIPPA, Sexual Harassment, infection control and Child Abuse).

 

To apply please email your resume to DCS@dentalcareerservices.com
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