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Registered Dental Hygienist

Company: Smile Programs
Location: Elkhart
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

Dentistry with a work-life balanceMake a difference while doing what you loveIf you're looking for a career opportunity at a competitive salary while helping kids in need, let's talk. Indiana Dental Outreach, a school-based mobile dental practice, is seeking a Registered Dental Hygienist in Elkhart, IN and surrounding areas to help provide dental care to underserved children at their school.Our innovative in school dental program offers something different than a traditional dental practice. With a workday that ends with the school day and no nights or weekends, our program is perfect for people looking for a diverse and different working environment, working parents and anyone who wants to make a difference in the dental field. Sound interesting? Call or text Brent at 855-957-4375 or email bcogswell@mobiledentists.com(If texting/emailing, please include your name, contact information and the location of this position.) Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) Qualifications:

  • Active RDH License
  • Working experience as a Dental Hygienist
  • CPR or BLS certification
  • Works well with children
  • Ability to work well on a small team and in a fast-paced environment
  • Organized, detail-oriented and able to multi-task
  • Valid driver's license, reliable transportation and willing to travel within the county
  • Ability to lift and carry equipment for set-up and take-down (up to 50 lbs)
  • Able to walk up flights of stairs on certain occasions, some schools may not have an elevatorRegistered Dental Hygienist (RDH) Responsibilities:
    • Assist with oral health management of all patients-being a team player at all times
    • Verify the identity of patient using name and date of birth prior to administering treatment, place your initials on the medical chart indicating that verification was made.
    • Obtain oral health assessment of each patient [new-baseline; follow-up patient]
    • Review medical history and other pertinent oral health information
    • Provide oral hygiene services including dental prophylaxis scaling, sealant application and fluoride application consistent with accepted best practices and standards.
    • Provide dental assistance as directed by the dentist
    • Provide oral health education and individual counseling to each patient according to known oral health care practices (e.g. tooth brushing, flossing)+)
    • Document provided dental services on the patient's chart.
    • Daily travel to and from school sitesIndiana Dental Outreach Offers:
      • Evenings, weekends and summers off!
      • Working a school day schedule (about 6 - 7 hours); on average between 8:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.
      • Benefit package (health, dental, vision)
      • Travel Pay
      • Unique work experience and flexible scheduling
      • Full and part time positions
      • Competitive compensation
      • State-of-the-art portable dental equipment
      • Latest technology & digital radiographyWant to learn more? Call or text Brent at 855-957-4375 or email bcogswell@mobiledentists.com(If texting/emailing, please include your name, contact information and the location of this position.)

Keywords: Smile Programs, Elkhart , Registered Dental Hygienist, Healthcare , Elkhart, Indiana

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