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Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH)

Company: Dentserv Dental Services
Location: Bronx
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Our dental practice has been providing high quality dental care to residents in healthcare settings such as nursing home/rehab facilities for over 40 years. We are currently searching for talented Dental Hygienists (RDH) to join our practice! You'll use your clinical and interpersonal skills to provide high-quality dental care to our patients. The ideal -candidate is committed to delivering quality patient care to the elderly with their safety, comfort, and dignity always in mind.$500 sign on bonusLocation: Bronx, NY -Hours: TEMPORARY Assignment- Mondays 8:30-4pm (7.5 hours per session)Opportunities are available throughout the NY area.Responsibilities include:(RDH) shall perform a full range of dental hygienist procedures, within the scope of the practice of hygiene as outline by State law; including surveillance and preventive services, document all procedures performed and care provided. Refer residents/patients to the dentist for consultative opinions and continuation of care. Shall perform other such related duties from time to time that the dentist may require. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -(RDH) Reports directly to the dentist who assists in the planning, coordinating, and delivering of dental hygiene services. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

  • Review and complete preliminary dental examinations for new residents/patients and recall periodontal residents/patients. Examine teeth and surrounding tissues for evidence of caries, periodontal disease and record findings. - Inspect head and neck; examine mouth, throat and pharynx for evidence of diseases such as oral cancer, and/or soft tissue pathosis. -
  • Expose, develop and interpret radiographs to identify tooth structure, periodontal support and other abnormalities. - Refer suspected medical conditions, abnormalities, caries and traumatic or suspicious lesions to the dentist for evaluation. -
  • Develop dental hygiene treatment plans for resident/patient. -
  • Perform complete oral prophylaxis and non-surgical periodontal treatment on resident/patient using ultrasonic and hand instruments. -
  • Perform sub gingival scaling, root planning and curettage under local anesthesia administered by a dentist and perform topical fluoride applications. -
  • Polish teeth and apply disclosing solutions, fluorides, desensitizing agents and other topical medications to the teeth for the purpose of controlling carries and dental hypersensitivity. -
  • Clean and polish and mark removable dental appliances worn by resident/patient.
  • Participates and or performs in the In-Service Education Program.
  • Cooperates with the other members of the multi-disciplinary health team. Establishes and maintains cooperative interpersonal relationships with all other members of the multi-\.
  • Maintains an ethical and professional attitude towards resident/patient's, visitors(RDH) Dental Hygienist Qualifications:
    • Current NYS Dental -Hygiene License
    • Ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of professionals and patients
    • Computer literate and familiar with Electronic Dental / Medical Record programs
    • A strong sense of workplace professionalism and personal ethics(RDH) Compensation:We offer our hygienists -with competitive compensation as well as the following:
      • Back office administrative support
      • Clinical supportWhether you are looking for one of your first opportunities -in dental care, or you're an experienced hygienist looking to supplement your income, we look forward to welcoming you to our team! -Our dental practice is an EOE W/MBE employer -Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: Dentserv Dental Services, New Rochelle , Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH), Healthcare , Bronx, New York

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