Registered Dental Hygienist

  • Bridgetown Dental
  • 8907 North Lombard Street, Portland, OR, USA
  • Apr 09, 2019
Part-Time Dental

Job Description

Job Description

Registered Dental Hygienist Job in Portland, OR at Bridgetown Dental, Inc.

We are currently seeking a Registered Dental Hygienist to join our team starting immediately. Located in St Johns area seeking a dental hygienist to fill in for maternity leave through July on Tuesday/Thursday. Could turn into permanent position.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Gathering patient information and health background
  • Pulling up patient dental and relevant medical history to refer to during examination
  • Preparing patients for dentist
  • Providing patient care and support
  • Cleaning patient teeth to remove plaque
  • Examining gums for infections or gum disease
  • Examining mouth for gingivitis or other oral diseases
  • Polishing teeth, flossing, and brushing
  • Sterilizing dental instruments and equipment
  • Preparing the work area for procedures
  • Educating patients on good oral hygiene habits
  • Preparing patient and equipment for X-Rays
  • Taking X-Rays and following all safety procedures as required
  • Updating patient records and examination notes

Job Type: Temporary

Skill Requirements

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Must have a minimum of 1 year of Dental experience
  • Familiarity with EagleSoft is a plus
  • Accurate and precise attention to detail
  • Great communication and customer service skills
  • Excellent understanding of dental hygiene procedures
  • Calm and cool-headed with a positive attitude
  • Licensed to practice in state
  • Understanding of standard practices and procedures
  • Good interpersonal skills and communication