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Registered Dental Hygienist

Jackson, CA

Order: 142105
Temp To Full-Time

Responsibilities:

 

  • Prepare treatment room by adhering to protocols and procedures

  • Select equipment and material by examining the oral health of the patient

  • Prepare patients for treatment by welcoming, seating, draping, and soothing patient

  • Maintain instrumentation by sterilizing, sharpening, and selecting instruments

  • Clean patients’ teeth using a variety of methods and tools

  • Prepare and take dental x-rays

  • Examining gums, screening for oral cancer, and assessing levels of periodontal disease

  • Prepare and administer treatment plans

  • Educate patients about good oral hygiene including plaque control and postoperative instructions

  • Administer anesthetics

  • Prepare fillings

  • Polish and smooth dental restorations, fabricate temporary restorations, and remove cement from bridges and crowns

  • Document services by recording dental histories and recording visits in patient’s chart

  • Maintain clean and safe working environment by complying with regulations, rules, and procedures

  • Maintain dental supplies inventory by checking stock and placing orders

  • Maintain patient confidentiality

 

Job Requirements:

 

  • Dental hygienist state license

  • Basic life support certification

  • Maintain annual HIPAA, Infection Control, and OSHA training as required by law

  • Ability to use a variety of dental technologies

  • Caring bedside manner

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

  • Positive demeanor and attitude

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment