Looking for a temporary RDH for one of our offices

Dental Hygienist Needed In BRENTWOOD, CA Starting December 15, 2023

BRENTWOOD / CA

Temporary Position
2023-10-23

Position
dental hygienist
Rate
$55/hr
Date
December 15, 2023
Time
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Job Summary

Kids Care Dental and Orthodontics is expanding, bringing a lifetime of happy smiles to children and adolescents across Northern and Southern California. At Kids Care Dental & Orthodontics we don’t just care for smiles, we create them. We believe when kids grow up enjoying the dentist, healthy teeth and gums will follow. So we’ve set up a different kind of dental practice that delivers fun, not fear. Our caring, high-energy team values the opportunity to work hard and help each child realize a lifetime of happy smiles.

Primary Responsibilities

·         Prepare and properly set up treatment rooms for hygiene procedures.

·         Review and update the patient’s health history; chart progress, treatments, and home care         compliance.

·          Apply fluorides and other cavity preventing agents to arrest dental decay.

·           Assess and evaluate patients through the exam, patient records, and patient’s medical history to assist in the diagnosis of dental hygiene problems, disease, and efficacy of administered treatment plans.

·         Recognize early signs of periodontal disease; chart restorations and notate areas of concern.

·         Develop and present treatment plans.

·         Educate and motivate patients on proper oral hygiene and corrective/preventative measures.

·         Work chairside with the Dentist as needed, assist the doctor in hygiene examination.

·         Maintain hygiene handpieces and instruments in good repair and sufficient supply.

·         Adhere to strict safety guidelines and procedures to OSHA and office standards.

·         Must always represent the practice in a professional, pleasant, and cooperative manner.

·         Maintain regular attendance and adhere to assigned work schedule and office policies.

·         Always maintain the highest level of confidentiality to HIPAA standards.


Qualifications:

·         CA State RDH License

·         Excellent personal skills

·         Background in pediatric dental hygiene preferred 

·         Be kind, be positive!

·         Genuinely warm and friendly

·         Knowledge of Dentrix software & experience working in a paperless office preferred


This job opportunity is available through onDiem. onDiem is a W-2 compliant staffing platform providing access to healthcare benefits, paid time off, and insurance coverage.

In order to provide all these amazing benefits, you’ll just need to get your onDiem account set up and verify your role as a dental professional. Some documents you may need:
• State License if applicable
• BLS/CPR certification
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