Registered Dental Hygienist

Location
Torrance
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 30, 2021
Closes
Jul 30, 2022
Position
Dental Hygienist
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Type
Full Time
Overview

Responsibilities
  • Actively participate in the Perfect Patient Experience™ by striving to keep your patients focused on optimal treatment while attending to their individual concerns and promoting the good qualities of your doctor
  • Remove deposits and strains from teeth by scaling and root planning.
  • Select and use appropriate fluoride treatments and polish tooth restorations
  • Assist in the prevention and control of dental caries (decay) and gum disease.
  • Obtain and review dental history and/or records from patient (review patient health history and care slips). Ensure that the health history is updated for all returning patients
  • Educate patients regarding the importance of oral hygiene, as well as instruction and demonstration of effective oral hygiene methods
  • Maintain strict compliance with State, Federal, and other regulations, (e.g., OSHA, WC, Dental Board, HIPAA, ADA, FEHA, DOL, HR policies and practices)

Qualifications
  • Degree or certification for Hygiene from an accredited college or technical school; or equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to meet state licensure requirements. Commitment to continuing education for hygiene and dentistry
  • Valid and current Registered Dental Hygienist license in accordance with applicable state licensure requirements
  • Advanced degree (e.g., Masters) for Hygiene from an accredited college or technical school; or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred

Benefits
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Child care assistance
  • 401K

Pacific Dental Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are united in our mission to create healthier and happier team members.



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