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Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH)

Company: Wellpath
Location: Salinas
Posted on: September 17, 2023

Job Description:

Compensation Range: $52 - $58 / hourYou Matter:--- Make a difference every day in the lives of the underserved--- Join a mission driven organization with a people first culture--- Excellent career growth opportunitiesJoin us and find a career that supports:--- Caring for overlooked, underserved, and vulnerable patients--- Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging--- Autonomy in a warm team environment--- Growth and trainingPerks and BenefitsIn addition to comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, and 401k, we foster a work, life balance for team members and their family to support physical, mental, and financial wellbeing including:--- DailyPay, receive your money as you earn it!--- Tuition Assistance and dependent Scholarships--- Employee Assistance Program (EAP) including free counseling and health coaching--- Company paid life insurance--- Tax free Health Spending Accounts (HSA)--- Wellness program featuring fitness memberships and product discounts--- Preferred banking partnership and discounted rates for home and auto loansWhy Us:Now is your moment to make a difference in the lives of the underserved.If there is one unifying characteristic of everyone on our team, it is the deep desire to make a difference by helping society's most vulnerable and often overlooked individuals. Every day we have the distinct honor and responsibility to show up with non-judgmental compassion to provide hope and healing to those who need it most. For those whose calling it is to serve others, now is your moment to join our mission to provide quality care to every patient with compassion, collaboration, and innovation, to live our mantra to "Always Do The Right Thing!", and to collectively do our part to heal the world, one patient at a time.How you make a difference:As a key member of the dental team, the Dental Hygienist is responsible for promoting dental health through the completion of dental therapy and performing procedures in compliance with the dental practice act. They work under the direct supervision of the Health Services Administrator (HSA), Program Manager (PM), or higher medical professional, and play a crucial role in ensuring the provision of high-quality dental care to patients.Key Responsibilities:Prepares treatment rooms for persons served and selects appropriate materials and equipment for dental hygiene visits based on evaluation of oral health.Provides oral hygiene and plaque control instructions and postoperative care to educate patients and improve their overall dental health.Maintains safe and clean working environments, adhering to infection-control policies and protocols, and ensuring the confidentiality of all patient information.Documents all dental hygiene services and dental histories in persons served dental/medical records and conserves dental resources by using equipment and supplies as needed.Maintains and troubleshoots dental equipment, completing preventive maintenance requirements and evaluating new equipment and techniques to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the dental practice.Qualifications & Requirements:EducationGraduate from an accredited Dental Hygienist schoolExperienceTwo (2) years' experiencePrevious correctional/detention facility experienceFive (5) years' experienceLicenses/CertificationsUnrestricted current Dental Hygiene license, certification or registration in state of practice - must maintain all certifications, educational requirements, licensing, etc.Current (and must maintain) lifesaving BLS certification through AHACurrent (and must maintain) lifesaving ACLS certification through AHAWe are an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer:We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.We encourage you to apply! If you are excited about a role but your experience doesn't seem to align perfectly with every element of the job description, we encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this, or one of our many other roles.

Keywords: Wellpath, Salinas , Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH), Healthcare , Salinas, California

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