Registered Dental Hygienist

Dientes Community Dental Care View Company Profile

***$3,000.00 Sign-on Bonus Available/ Up to $2,000.00 Relocation Bonus Available*** Position Summary: Full Time- 4 Days a Week Performs dental prophylaxis, applies topical fluorides, examines teeth and instructs patients on proper dental care. Essential Functions/Responsibilities xc2xb7 Under General Supervision xc2xb7Perform all duties assigned to dental assistants and registered dental assistants, under the supervision of a licensed dentist. xc2xb7Root Planing xc2xb7Polish and contour restorations xc2xb7Oral exfoliative cytology xc2xb7Apply pit and fissure sealants xc2xb7Preliminary examination, including but not limited to: i. Periodontal charting ii. Intra and extra-oral examination of soft tissue iii. Charting of lesions, existing restorations and missing teeth iv. Classifying occlusion v. Myofunctional evaluation xc2xb7 Under Direct Supervision a. Periodontal soft tissue curettage (evidence of satisfactory completion of boardxe2x80x93approved course required). b. Administration of local anesthetic agents, infiltration and conductive, limited to the oral cavity (evidence of satisfactory completion of boardxe2x80x93approved course required). c. Administration of nitrous oxide and oxygen when used as an analgesic utilizing fail safe type machines containing no other general anesthetics (evidence of satisfactory completion of boardxe2x80x93approved course required). Other duties as assigned. xc2xb7 Commitment to Quality xc2xb7 Demonstrate a commitment to excellent patient experience and quality outcomes in equal measure. xc2xb7 Communicate and work effectively with providers and other members of the dental care team to best serve patients. Contribute to a welcoming clinical space and healthy work environment through proactive relationship building, direct communication and sound judgment. xc2xb7 Engaged participation in huddles, staff meetings, team building activities and assigned development opportunities. Continue your professional development through participation in educational opportunities xc2xb7Adherence to all Dientesxe2x80x99 ethical and professional standards, including Dientes policies and procedures. Education and/or Experience Required: xc2xb7 Must possess valid license as a Registered Dental Hygienist from the Dental Board of California. xc2xb7 Computer literate and have experience with Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel. xc2xb7 Possession of up-to-date CPR certification and completion of yearly OSHA training. Preferred: xc2xb7 2+ years experience preferred xc2xb7 Bilingual preferred xc2xb7 Experience with children Skills/Specialized Knowledge xc2xb7 Willingness to be trained and have the ability to retain information of the assigned duties and responsibilities listed in this job description xc2xb7 Strong organizational skills and technical acumen to carry out assigned duties. xc2xb7 High attention to detail and ability to multi-task. xc2xb7 Superior customer service /patient care skills xc2xb7 Ability to work well independently and as a part of a teamwith demonstrated dedication to excellence. Personal integrity manifested in a positive and credible image xc2xb7 Established comfort working with diverse cultures, backgrounds, lifestyles and experiences Job Type: Full-time Pay: $54.00 – $55.00 per hour Benefits: 401(k) Dental insurance Employee assistance program Employee discount Flexible spending account Health insurance Life insurance Paid time off Professional development assistance Referral program Relocation assistance Retirement plan Tuition reimbursement Vision insurance Schedule: 8 hour shift Weekend availability Supplemental pay types: Signing bonus Ability to commute/relocate: Santa Cruz, CA: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required) License/Certification: RDH License in California (Required) Work Location: In person

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