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Dental Hygienist - Part Time

Employer
Aviva Health
Location
Roseburg, OR
Closing date
Apr 4, 2024

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Profession
Dentist
Specialty
Medical Management
Under the supervision of the Dental Director, performs within the Oregon Board of Dentistry's scope of practice for Dental Hygiene; maintains records of treatment; performs related work as required.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Maintains proper infection control procedures; wears required personal protection equipment as per OSHA standards.
Prepares patients for treatment by seating, taking blood pressures, and reviewing medical history; presents and witnesses signatures on all appropriate consent forms.
Provides accurate documentation by charting each patient's oral health, treatment plan and chart notes and assures that consent forms are signed by all persons required.
Prepares room and instruments prior to seating patient.
Produces all x-rays as prescribed by the dentist.
Communicates with Dental Receptionists to coordinate and schedules patient appointments appropriately.
Provides thorough and gentle prophylaxis, full mouth debridement, and scaling, root planning to patients.
Provides topical fluoride applications and sealants for designated patients.
Administers anesthetic for hygiene and dentist, if needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Graduation from a Dental Hygiene Degree program. Must possess current Dental Hygiene license by the Oregon Board of Dentistry or license eligible is required.
Comprehensive knowledge of dental care in outpatient setting, knowledge of the principles and practice of modern dental hygiene as related to community health.
Checks, sends, and addresses patient recall cards.
Provides patient education sessions and materials to patients.
Addresses patient needs/concerns and works to overcome their anxiety. Informs and discusses cleaning options with patients.
Maintains all dental hygiene equipment and ensures that all equipment is operating properly and safely; reports any condition that is of concern to supervisor.
Adheres to the ethics and Code of Conduct as established by the ADA, Oregon Board of Dentistry and Aviva Health.
Maintains compliance with annual continuing education, OSHA requirements, and BLS requirements as established by the Oregon Board of Dentistry.
Displays a high level of initiative, effort, and commitment to completing assignments efficiently and timely. Works with minimal supervision and exercises sound judgment and attention to detail.
Follows all Aviva Health policies.
Promotes positive customer relations and service to both internal and external customers in a non-discriminatory, confidential, professional, and friendly manner that builds dignity for each individual person.

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