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Dental Hygienist

Company: Kaiser
Location: Brush Prairie
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary:

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 Responsibilities:

  • 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:


    • Graduation from an accredited dental hygiene program with a minimum of an associates degree in applied science.
      License, Certification, Registration
      • Dental Hygienist License (in the state where care is provided)
        • Basic Life Support
          • National Provider Identifier

            Additional Requirements:
            • Please note: WA Initial and Renewable Limited License are not acceptable.
            • Please note: Local anesthesia endorsement is for Oregon Dental Hygiene license only, this endorsement is included in the Washington State Dental Hygiene license
            • X-ray equipment - Daily.
            • Ultrasonic scalers - Daily for deposit removal.
            • Handpieces - Daily for polishing teeth and fillings.

              Preferred Qualifications:

              • Days/Times vary.
              • Travel Aloha, Beaverton, Cedar Hills, Tigard dental. Asst HM Tatyana Krasnogorov E607799
                PrimaryLocation : Oregon,Hillsboro,Tanasbourne Medical/Dental Offices
                HoursPerWeek : 40
                Shift : Day
                Workdays : Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
                WorkingHoursStart : 06:30 AM
                WorkingHoursEnd : 06:30 PM
                Job Schedule : Full-time
                Job Type : Standard
                Employee Status : Regular
                Employee Group/Union Affiliation : W03 AFT Local 5017
                Job Level : Individual Contributor
                Job Category : Dental Support
                Department : TANASBOURNE MED & DTL OFFICE - Dental Office - 1008
                Travel : Yes, 20 % of the Time
                Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

Keywords: Kaiser, Portland , Dental Hygienist, Healthcare , Brush Prairie, Oregon

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