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Dental Hygienist

Employer
Blackstone Valley Comm
Location
Pawtucket, RI
Closing date
Apr 4, 2024

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Profession
Dentist
Specialty
Medical Management
The Dental Hygienist is responsible for providing outstanding patient care and performs dental measures designed to preserve teeth and prevent the spread of oral disease. The Dental Hygienist displays responsible behaviors, communicates effectively to others and functions as a member of dental team. The Dental Hygienist must demonstrate competency in all skills related to the performance of patient care.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, & SKILLS

Graduation from a dental hygiene program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and approved by the RI State Board

Current license in the State of Rhode Island as a Dental Hygienist

Current local anesthesia license highly preferred

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Reliable transportation

Bilingual ability in English and Spanish, Portuguese or Creole speaking abilities preferred

Cultural sensitivity necessary to work with a diverse patient and staff population

Ability to work independently and collaboratively

Knowledge of computers and medical records required

Knowledge of Microsoft Suite preferred

Strong communication skills, both verbal and written

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

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