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Pediatric Restorative Dental Hygienist

Company: Dentive
Location: Kennewick
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

Smile Surfers is seeking a part-time Restorative Dental Hygienist for our practices in Kennewick and Richland, WA! -
Come join our practice! New graduates welcome. Two practices locally owned by James F Collette DDS and David N Hamilton DDS. - -Our practice offers a retro modern aesthetic of "West Coast in the Sixties" with a focus on Surfing in a contemporary, spacious, and technologically advanced open bay and closed operatories format. We are a forward thinking and growth-minded team with a vision of "Best Care Anywhere!" ---We pride ourselves on being one of the most inviting practices in our area from entrance to exit with a 14 foot high tube slide, and a real Volkswagen bus to saltwater fish tank, and from genuine surfboards to a size 66 black vans high top, you will love the clean and positive vibe (even if you are not a surfer!). -What we offer: -PTO/Sick Leave, 401k, paid CE opportunities, and paid license renewal -The ideal candidate:

  • Demonstrate genuine kindness and a desire to serve patients, parents and team members using leadership skills and a teamwork mentality -
  • Demonstration of professional and ethical care with a commitment to our vision of "Best Care Anywhere" using the prioritized service qualities of safety, courtesy, experience, and efficiency -Prevention / Management of Growth and Development -
    • Management of caries risk via cleanings, fluoride, SDF, sealants--- - -
    • Utilizing X-rays and computer-generated imaging -
    • Dentrix Ascend practice management software -
    • Behavior management via positive techniques and skill building -
    • Educating patients on good oral hygiene practices and advising them on proper aftercare following certain dental procedures -Treatment -
      • Administering local anesthesia to patients as needed -
      • Providing dental treatment including calculus removal, Silver Diamine Fluoride, sealants, composite fillings, and space maintainers -
      • Taking impressions of patients' mouths for the fabrication of space maintainers -Anesthesia/Sedation -
        • Use Nitrous Oxide for Level I sedation -
        • Use Versed for minimal/moderate oral conscious sedation -Required Skills/Abilities -
          • State license - -
          • BLS certification -Education and Experience -
            • New grads welcome! -Physical Demands -
              • Is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms -
              • Is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. -
              • Has the ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus. -
              • Works in moderate noise -
              • Sometimes moves boxes and files weighing up to 25 pounds across the office for various needs -Apply for this position by sending a letter of introduction and CV to the address on the cover letter or email them to: operations@smilesurfers.com -

Keywords: Dentive, Kennewick , Pediatric Restorative Dental Hygienist, Healthcare , Kennewick, Washington

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