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Dental Hygienist

Company: Kaiser Permanente Zion Medical Center
Location: Eugene
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

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 Functions: - 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 associate's degree in applied science. License, Certification, Registration Current Oregon OR Washington Dental Hygiene license in state where assigned required upon hire/transfer. Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required upon hire/transfer. National Provider Identifier (NPI) required prior to employment start date. Local anesthesia endorsement (Oregon Dental Hygiene license only - this endorsement is included in the Washington State Dental Hygiene license) required upon hire/transfer. Alloy polishing credentials.Denture relines credentials.Place and finish restoration credentials.Nitrous oxide credentials and equipment knowledge.Required by state of Washington. Additional Requirements: X-ray equipment - Daily. Ultrasonic scalers - Daily for deposit removal. Handpieces - Daily for polishing teeth and fillings. Preferred Qualifications: One (1) year of clinical experience. Pit & fissure experience. Local anesthesia experience. Basic knowledge of sterilization and infection control equipment. Basic computer skills.Notes: Days/Times vary.Travel Valley River, Skyline, North Lancaster, Keizer Station dental offices.

Keywords: Kaiser Permanente Zion Medical Center, Eugene , Dental Hygienist, Other , Eugene, Oregon

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