Dental Hygienist- South Waterfront

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Department Overview: OHSU School of Dentistry is currently hiring part-time benefited and full-time Dental Hygienists – Portland/South Waterfront At OHSUxe2x80x99s School of Dentistry, we strive to make an impact in our community by delivering excellence in our dental care facilities, utilizing cutting-edge technologies while enhancing the knowledge of our inclusive dental professionals and leaders. We value each and every one of our professionals by providing a welcoming work environment and industry leading benefits. Our departmentxe2x80x99s working locations are nestled in Portland’s beautiful South Waterfront making it a convenient commute location. Our Skourtes Tower facility in the Robertson Life Sciences Building houses both our School of Dentistry and our patient clinics, providing sweeping views of the city and an unmatched setting for education, research, and exemplary oral health care. To learn more about the School of Dentistry click: OHSU School of Dentistry Function/Duties of Position: The Dental Hygienist, under the supervision of a licensed dentist, trains patients in dental hygiene and renders preventive and therapeutic oral prophylaxis. Some employees in this class provide chair side dental assistance and, if licensed for expanded functions, may take patient x-rays and administer local anesthetic agents. Required Qualifications: Licensed by the Oregon Board of Dentistry as a Dental Hygienist BLS Certification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene Preferred Qualifications: Minimum one year of dental hygiene experience Experience working in a public health dental clinic Nitrous certification and or willing to get certified within 6 months of employment Additional Details: GENEROUS BENEFIT PACKAGE: Comprehensive medical, dental & vision care plans. Covered 100% for full-time employees and 88% for dependents Retirement: Choose between pension plan or employee matching voluntary savings plan Vacation – Up to 200 hours per year depending on length of service Sick Leave – Up to 96 hours per year 8 paid holidays per year $25K of term life insurance provided at no cost to the employee Substantial Tri-met and C-Tran discounts Tuition Reimbursement Innovative Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Cutting-edge Wellness Platform Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts Employee Discounts All are welcome: Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or

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