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Full Job Description:

Employment at TBCHS requires your compliance with all Federal, State and TBCHS requirements pertaining to mandatory Covid-19 vaccinations.

Position Summary of RDH:
The Registered Dental Hygienist performs oral evaluations, dental prophylaxis and other duties related to preservation of dental health and prevention of dental disease.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities of RDH:

  • Evaluates patient’s mouth, performs and records vital signs, head and neck inspection and notifies Dentist of suspicion of periodontal disease, decay, urgent dental needs or abnormal findings.
  • Performs oral prophylaxis including scaling, root planning and polishing to remove tooth stains, plaque and calculus.
  • Applies fluoride and sealants as prescribed by the Dentist and/or policy and procedure.
  • Removes periodontal, surgical packs and sutures.
  • Instructs patients in oral hygiene and records treatment information in patient records.
  • May assist Dentist and Dental Assistants at chair side during restorative, surgical or endodontic procedures.
  • Responds to patient questions both in person and by telephone as authorized by the Dentist
  • Exposes dental radiographs
  • Maintains compliance with organizational policies and procedures relative to infection control, exposure control, safety issues and personal protective equipment.
  • Sterilizes and disinfects instruments and equipment
  • Follows procedures to maintain safety and security with medications and needles
  • Changes suction traps and filters of suction pump
  • Cleans rollers and changes chemicals for developer

Education Required:Associate’s Degree or equivalent in dental hygiene; six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Licensure/Certification Required:Valid State of Michigan Dental Hygienist License. CPR certification is mandatory for this position. Valid State of Michigan Driver’s License and Automobile Insurance.

Work Remotely: No

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:
Day shift – Monday to Friday

Education: Associate (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • Registered Dental Hygienist (Required)
  • CPR Certification (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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