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Traveling Pediatric Dental Hygienist (Dental Hygienist )

Company: Dental Career Services
Location: Elkhart
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

General Dentistry opening in Elkhart, Indiana. Position Type: Dentistry Specialty Unit: Pediatric Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) Location: Throughout the Elkhart, IN area Job Type: Full time Permanent - Days We are looking for a dedicated Hygienist to provide in-school dental care to the underserved children throughout Elkhart, IN. We are devoted to the ideal that all children deserve high-quality dental care. Our innovative program treats kids in the familiar surroundings of their schools, bringing much needed dental care to kids who may not otherwise have access. Full-Time- (4-5 days per week) with Benefits! $500 Sign On Bonus Qualifications: --- Must hold active RDH license --- Valid State ID, reliable transportation and a willingness to travel locally is a must --- Works well with others (both children and adults) --- Ability to work well in fast-paced environment; organized and detail-oriented; able to multi-task --- Must be able to carry up to 50 lbs. --- Current CPR (BLS) certification with hands-on live skills assessment --- Able to walk several flights of stairs on occasion as many schools are without elevators 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 sites Benefits: --- Evenings, weekends and summers off! --- Working a school day schedule (about 6 7 hours); on average between 7:00 A.M. 4:00 P.M. --- Unique work experience and flexible scheduling --- Excellent benefit packages (varies by location and position) --- Competitive compensation --- State-of-the-art portable dental equipment --- Latest technology & digital radiography

Keywords: Dental Career Services, Elkhart , Traveling Pediatric Dental Hygienist (Dental Hygienist ), Healthcare , Elkhart, Indiana

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