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Dental Hygienist, Tigard, Oregon

Oregon Dental Service - Tigard, OR

At Moda Health Services LLC, we’re passionate about helping you on your journey to be better.

Our partner dental practice located in Tigard, Oregon is seeking a part time Dental Hygienist. Qualified applicant will promote dental health by completing dental prophylaxis scaling, root planning and periodontal maintenance; providing oral cancer screening and radiographic studies; charting existing condition, decay and disease; performing procedures in compliance with the dental practice act.

Great office and fun staff!

Preferred Schedule:

Monday 9-5 (every other week)

Tuesday 8-5, Wednesday 9-5, Friday 8-5

Primary Functions:

1. Prepare treatment room for patient by adhering to prescribed procedures and protocols

2. Prepares patient for dental hygiene treatment by welcoming, soothing and seating patient

3. Provides information to patients and employees by answering questions and requests

4. Maintains instrumentation for dental hygiene treatment

5. Selects materials and equipment for dental hygiene visit by evaluating patient's oral health

6. Completes dental prophys and periodontal scaling and root planning as appropriate

7. Completes periodontal charting and takes radiographs

8. Applies fluoride and other cavity-preventing agents as necessary

9. Maintains patient appearance and ability to masticate by cleaning and polishing removable


10. Helps dentist manage dental and medical emergencies

11. Educates patients by giving oral hygiene and plaque control instructions and postoperative


12. Documents dental hygiene services by recording vital sign and medical and dental histories;

charting in patient records

13. Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential

14. Maintains safe and clean working environment; complies with procedures, rules, and regulations

15. Adheres to infection-control policies and protocols

16. Ensures operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements;

follows manufacturer's instructions; maintains equipment inventories

17. Maintains hygiene supplies inventory; places orders for supplies; verifies receipt of supplies

18. Conserves resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results

19. Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops and

reviewing professional publications

20. Other duties as assigned

Moda Health seeks to allow equal employment opportunities for all qualified persons without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other status protected by law.

Required Skills

1. Registered Dental Hygienist with an active Oregon License

2. Digital radiography certification required

3. 2-5 years dental office experience preferred

4. Follows ADHA Professional Code of Ethics

5. Dental practice management software experience preferred

6. BLS for Healthcare Providers

7. Participate effectively as a team player

8. Nitrous certification a plus

9. Experience with bleach, orthodontia helpful but not required

10. Intraoral camera experience preferred

11. Excellent reading, oral and written communication skills

12. Ability to speak a second language helpful but not required

13. Ability to interact professionally, patiently and courteously

14. Good problem solving and decision-making skills

15. Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced clinic

16. Maintain confidentiality and project a professional business image

17. Ability to be at work on time and on a daily basis

18. Other duties may include treatment plans and scheduling appointments

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Oregon Dental Service


Dental Hygienist, Tigard, Oregon Oregon Dental Service - Tigard, OR, United States


Location: Tigard, OR

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At Moda Health, we’re passionate about helping you on your journey to be better. We know that dealing with health concerns can be tough – and that it is a juggling act to fit in healthy choices every day. That’s what we’re here for. We’ll be your guide, your supporter, your fan club and your partner ready to help you every step of the way.