Kaiser Permanente Dental Hygienist in Vancouver, Washington
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.
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.
- 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
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.
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)
· Days/Times vary.
· Travel Cascade Park, Salmon Creek, Longview-Kelso dental.
TITLE: Dental Hygienist
LOCATION: Vancouver, Washington
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.
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