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Dental Hygienist

Company: Smile New York Outreach
Location: Bronx
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

Dentistry with a work-life balance Make a difference while doing what you love If you're looking for a career opportunity at a competitive salary while helping kids in need, let's talk. Smile New York Outreach, a school-based mobile dental practice, is seeking a Registered Dental Hygienist in Bronx, NY 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. Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) Qualifications: --- Must hold active RDH license --- 1+ years' experience as a Registered Dental Hygienists (RDH) --- 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 Registered 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 sites Smile New York 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) Unique work experience and flexible scheduling Full and part time positions $38 - $55 an hour State-of-the-art portable dental equipment Latest technology & digital radiography Apply today, you'll be glad you did! Employment Type: Full Time Salary: $38 - $55 Hourly Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: Smile New York Outreach, New Rochelle , Dental Hygienist, Healthcare , Bronx, New York

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