Dental Hygienist

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Job Summary: 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 Responsibilities: 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/A Education Graduation from an accredited dental hygiene program with a minimum of an associates degree in applied science. License, Certification, Registration Dental Hygienist License (in the state where care is provided) Basic Life Support National Provider Identifier Additional Requirements: Please note: WA Initial and Renewable Limited License are not acceptable. Please note: Local anesthesia endorsement is for Oregon Dental Hygiene license only, this endorsement is included in the Washington State Dental Hygiene license X-ray equipment – Daily. Ultrasonic scalers – Daily for deposit removal. Handpieces – Daily for polishing teeth and fillings. Preferred Qualifications: Basic knowledge of sterilization and infection control equipment Basic computer skills Nitrous oxide permit Restorative function endorsement (Oregon Dental Hygiene license only – this endorsement is included in the Washington State Dental Hygiene license) Notes: 2/10 – Thur, Fri Work days set; location varies. Travel Aloha, Tigard, Beaverton, Cedar Hills, Tanasbourne dental. PrimaryLocation : Oregon,Aloha,Aloha Dental Offices HoursPerWeek : 20 Shift : Day Workdays : Thu, Fri WorkingHoursStart : 07:00 AM WorkingHoursEnd : 06:00 PM Job Schedule : Part-time Job Type : Standard Employee Status : Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation : W03|AFT|Local 5017 Job Level : Individual Contributor Job Category : Dental Support Department : Aloha Dental – Dental Office – 1008 Travel : Yes, 100 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

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