Pediatric Dental Hygienist – Full Benefits – Summers Off

Position Type: Dentistry

Specialty Unit: Registered Dental Hygienist

Location: Bronx (travel to Manhattan and occasionally Westchester)

Job Type: Full time Permanent

We are looking for a dedicated Hygienist to provide in-school dental care to the underserved children throughout Bronx and Manhattan. 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. 

 

Full-Time- (4-5 days per week) with Benefits!

 

Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) Qualifications: 

• Must hold active RDH license

• 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

 

Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) 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

 

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)

• Competitive compensation

• State-of-the-art portable dental equipment

• Latest technology & digital radiography

 

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