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Dental Hygienist Job in Salem, OR 97304
(Job ID: 415356)



Salem, OR 97304



Sep 13, 2023




Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur


#415356 ACTIVE


Riverbend Dental


The Team: Purpose at Our Practice: Improve not just our patientand#39;s oral health but their overall health, making lives happier and more comfortable. The Values at Our Practice: Compassion, Integrity, Continuing growth and education, Teamwork and Fun! Do you like to learn and be challenged? Join our friendly, patient-centered, progressive (strong commitment to CE and advanced technology), Complete Health™ focused, and team-driven practice. If you are cheerful, run on time, enjoy putting people at ease, and educating patients, this is your career opportunity. Our Philosophy We are a full-service dental practice looking out for our patientand#39;s Complete Health™ through the most thorough care available. Our team seeks to empower our patients and their families, coworkers, and friends. We are looking for a Rockstar RDH, or whom we like to call Hygenius™. The ideal candidate is confident and committed to serving patients and connecting with them to deliver the best healthcare. Job Responsibilities Understand and believe in what constitutes a “Healthy Mouth,” and compare each patient’s mouth to the standard using the “Healthy Mouth Baseline” as a guide. Update patients’ medical history, record blood pressure, uncover any new conditions, among other things. Perform a comprehensive periodontal evaluation, including probe depths, bleeding points, recessions, mobility, furcation, and-so-on. Use “Standards of Care” and “Healthy Mouth Baseline” as guidelines. Chart any progress/decline and advise the patient. Identify failing dental restorations, decay, and/or open contact. Use the intraoral camera on every patient and use the photos to educate patients about their oral health. Perform oral prophylaxis, polish, and educate patients on home care instructions. Perform periodontal treatment on all patients as needed based on “Standards of Care” guidelines. Discuss any unscheduled treatment with patients using visual tools and verbal skills to educate and motivate them. Uncover patients’ “Personal Motivators” during the visit and record them in their charts. Summarize your findings to the patients and educate them about the potential consequences of their condition if left untreated. Educate the patients regarding the next steps that the Doctor will likely recommend. Uncover any issues or concerns that the patient may have and alert the appropriate person (i.e., Treatment Coordinator). Advise the Doctor when a patient is ready for an exam. Inform the Doctor of the patient’s periodontal score, what was completed during the visit, any unfinished treatments, recall intervals and any medical/personal concerns the patient may have. Include their “Personal Motivators” as appropriate. Hand off patients to appropriately schedule patients for a future continuing care appointment, emphasizing the need for continuing care and the recommended next appointment interval The Ideal Candidate: Is committed to continuing growth Is a team-player Has the ability to think outside the box, create better processes and collaborate Is dedicated to operating with integrity (keeping your word) Is deeply passionate about serving others Is positive and likes to have fun Is responsible Competitive salary, benefits, and bonus plan. Close-knit office unit. Please respond by email: draldrichand#64; 1 – In the subject of the put and#34;Iand#39;m your world-class Hygenius™and#34; 2 – In the body of the email, write why youand#39;re the right person for the position 3 – Attach your resume 4 – Include your salary requirements We look forward to meeting you! Job Type: Full-time Salary: $50.00 - $55.00 per hour Benefits: PTO 401(k) Vision insurance Dental benefits Schedule: Monday-Thursday 6:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. License/Certification: Registered Dental Hygienist (Required) Nitrous Oxide Certification (Required)

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