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Dental Hygienist

Company: The Staff Pad
Location: Spokane
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

The Staff Pad is partnering with a Medical and Dental Clinic who is in need of a Dental Hygienist. Our client is a non-profit whose mission is to improve the overall health of their community by expanding access to quality health and wellness services.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
----- - Performs dental cleanings, scalings, and prophylaxis, as indicated under supervision of a Dentist.
----- - Applies preventive materials to the teeth (e.g., sealants and fluoride).
----- - Administers local anesthesia.
----- - Places permanent and provisional restorations.
----- - Performs x-rays, as needed.
----- - Records evaluations of oral condition on dental charts.
----- - Gives oral hygiene instructions, dietary advice and provides information about necessary dental care.
----- - Supports dental providers and other clinical staff when not in hygiene appointment, including sterilization.
----- - Participates in the development and implementation of provider productivity standards.
----- - Participates in staff meetings and in-service training as directed by Dental Director.
----- - Represents organization at conferences, meetings, and continuing education programs.
----- - Treats patients with highest respect in all functions of job and maintains patient confidentiality.

Education/Experience: Graduation from an ADA-accredited dental hygiene program required.
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Previous experience in acommunity dental clinic preferred.
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Valid hygienist licensure from Washington State Department of Health
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Must be able to secure credentialing through identified agencies (Medicaid, etc.)
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Valid driver--------slicense and insurance required.

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Excellent customer service, oral and written communications skills required.
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Compassion for patients required. Must be ableto work well in team environment.
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Ability to multi-task in fast-paced work environment, with ability to anticipate future needs.
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Computer skills required. Knowledge in surgical and restorative dental assisting required.
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BLS (CPR/AED) required.
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Commitmentto supporting a safe, respectful, equitable, and inclusive environment required.


PandoLogic. Keywords: Dental Hygienist, Location: Spokane, WA - 99202

Keywords: The Staff Pad, Spokane , Dental Hygienist, Healthcare , Spokane, Washington

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