Oct 20, 2020

Dental Hygienist

  • Lahai Health
  • 19820 Scriber Lake Road, Lynnwood, WA, USA
Part time Health Care Nonprofit

Job Description

LAHAI HEALTH IS HIRING A DENTAL HYGEINIST

Lahai Health is seeking a Dental Hygienist to join our team as we care for those who are underserved in our local community. We are looking for a team player, who is positive, cheerful and willing to provide the highest quality of care while educating patients on good oral and overall health.

Bring Hope and Health

Our mission is to show the love of Christ through bringing Hope and Health to underserved people by providing quality and compassionate healthcare.

About Us

We are a low income, comprehensive, primary-care clinic in King and Snohomish county. Our services include integrated and comprehensive, medical, dental and mental health counseling. Join our team and work alongside others who share a desire to find solutions for the those who fall through the cracks of the system.

Location: Washington – Lynnwood

This is a part-time position, 5 hrs. per week

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensure patients feel as comfortable as possible before their examination
  • Sterilize dental instruments properly
  • Conduct initial mouth screenings and check oral health history
  • Identify conditions like gingivitis, caries or periodontitis
  • Clean and help protect patients’ teeth (e.g. remove plaque or apply fluoride)
  • Educate patients on proper teeth care (by demonstrating, for example, good brushing techniques)
  • Take X-rays or dental impressions
  • Maintain documentation and charts on each patient
  • Maintain clean and safe working environment, complying with procedures, rules and regulations.
  • Monitor supplies

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Agreement and support of Lahai Health’s Statement of Faith.
  • Proven experience as Dental Hygienist
  • In-depth knowledge of health and safety regulations in this profession (e.g. HIPAA).
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • A patient, cheerful, and friendly personality and being a good team player
  • Attention to detail
  • Efficient and organized
  • Valid Washington license to practice

 

 


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