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Dental Hygienist

Primary Location Longview, Washington Worker Location Onsite Job Number 1279898 Date posted 05/16/2024
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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:

Experience


  • N/A


Education


  • 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:


  • Basic knowledge of sterilization and infection control equipment

  • Basic computer skills

  • Nitrous oxide permit

  • Restorative function endorsement (Oregon Dental Hygiene license only - this endorsement is included in the Washington State Dental Hygiene license)


Notes:



  • Days/Times vary. Travel Longview, Salmon Creek, Cascade Park dental. 

Primary Location: Washington,Longview,Longview/Kelso Medical/Dental Offices Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat Working Hours Start: 06:30 AM Working Hours End: 06:30 PM Job Schedule: Call-in/On-Call Job Type: Standard Worker Location: Onsite Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: W03|AFT|Local 5017 Job Level: Individual Contributor Department: Longview-Kelso Medical/Dental - Dental Office - 1008 Pay Range: $52.04 - $54.74 / hour The ranges posted above reflect the location in the job posting. The salary range may vary if you reside in a different location or state than the location posted. Travel: Yes, 100 % of the Time On-site: Work location is on-site (KP designated office, medical office building or hospital). Worker location must align with Kaiser Permanente's Authorized States policy. At Kaiser Permanente, equity, inclusion and diversity are inextricably linked to our mission, and we aim to make it a part of everything we do. We know that having a diverse and inclusive workforce makes Kaiser Permanente a better place to receive health care, a more supportive partner in our communities we serve, and a more fulfilling place to work. Working at Kaiser Permanente means that you agree to and abide by our commitment to equity and our expectation that we all work together to create an inclusive work environment focused on a sense of belonging and wellbeing.

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. Submit Interest