Dental Hygienist needed to assist our positive and friendly office.

Dental Hygienist Needed In SALEM, OR on April 25, 2024


Temporary Position

dental hygienist
April 25, 2024
6:00 AM - 3:30 PM

The Teams Purpose at Our Practice: Improve not just our patients oral health but their overall health, making lives happier and more comfortable.

The Values at Our Practice: Compassion, Integrity, Continuing growth and education, Teamwork and Fun!

Do you like to learn and be challenged? Join our friendly, patient-centered, progressive (strong commitment to CE and advanced technology), Complete Health™ focused, and team-driven practice. If you are cheerful, run on time, enjoy putting people at ease, and educating patients, this is your career opportunity.

Our Philosophy

We are a full-service dental practice looking out for our patients Complete Health™ through the most thorough care available. Our dental office team seeks to empower our patients and their families, coworkers, and friends. We are looking for a Rockstar RDH or whom we like to call Hygenius™. The ideal candidate is confident and committed to serving patients and connecting with them to deliver the best healthcare.

Must Have loupes and headlamp. Nitrous oxide certification would be preferred, but not required.

Registered Dental Hygienist Job Responsibilities

  • Understand and believe in what constitutes a “Healthy Mouth,” and compare each patient’s mouth to the standard using the “Healthy Mouth Baseline” as a guide.

  • Update patients’ medical history, record blood pressure, uncover any new conditions, among other things.

  • Perform a comprehensive periodontal evaluation, including probe depths, bleeding points, recessions, mobility, furcation, and-so-on. Use “Standards of Care” and “Healthy Mouth Baseline” as guidelines. Chart any progress/decline and advise the patient.

  • Identify failing dental restorations, decay, and/or open contact.

  • Use the intraoral camera on every patient and use the photos to educate patients about their oral health.

  • Perform oral prophylaxis, polish, and educate patients on dental hygiene instructions.

  • Perform periodontal treatment on all patients as needed based on “Standards of Care” guidelines.

  • Discuss any unscheduled treatment with patients using visual tools and verbal skills to educate and motivate them.

  • Uncover patients’ “Personal Motivators” during the visit and record them in their charts. Summarize your findings to the patients and educate them about the potential consequences of their condition if left untreated. Educate the patients regarding the next steps that the Doctor will likely recommend. Uncover any issues or concerns that the patient may have and alert the appropriate person (i.e., Treatment Coordinator).

  • Advise the Doctor when a patient is ready for an exam. Inform the Doctor of the patient’s periodontal score, what was completed during the visit, any unfinished treatments, recall intervals and any medical/personal concerns the patient may have. Include their “Personal Motivators” as appropriate.

  • Hand off patients to appropriately schedule patients for a future continuing care appointment, emphasizing the need for continuing care and the recommended next appointment interval

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Is committed to continuing growth

  • Is a team-player

  • Has the ability to think outside the box, create better processes and collaborate

  • Is dedicated to operating with integrity (keeping your word)

  • Is deeply passionate about serving others

  • Is positive and likes to have fun

  • Is responsible

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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