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Travel Dental Hygienist - 1770270
Dover-Foxcroft, ME
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Job Types: Full-time, Contract, Temporary

Pay: $2,000.00 - $2,400.00 gross per week

Start: ASAP

Length: 3-6 Months

Schedule: Monday-Thursday / 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM / 30 Minute Lunch / Scheduled 9.5 Hours but will most likely work 4x10s


Additional Details:

  • Local Anesthesia and Nitrous Not Required
  • 2 RDHs working per 1 Dentist


Responsibilities:

  • Work with administrative staff/front desk staff to schedule hygiene patients with efficiency.
  • Accurately chart each patient’s periodontal health.
  • Counsel patients on oral health, including the role of nutrition.
  • Check on patient comfort during treatment and help allay patient anxiety.
  • Apply cavity-preventative agents, such as fluorides and sealants.
  • Perform thorough and gentle prophylaxis to patients.
  • Accurately and appropriately record provided treatment.
  • Take radiographs for patients as prescribed by the dentist.
  • Administer local anesthetics, if allowed by the Dental Practice Act.
  • Perform scaling, root planning, and selective polishing of patients as appropriate.
  • Review patient health and dental history forms and update as necessary.
  • Oversee cleanliness of the treatment room according to sterilization procedures.
  • Counsel patients in Tobacco Cessation.
  • Securely store and handle patient records in compliance with office policies and procedures and all applicable legal requirements, such as the HIPAA privacy and security regulations.


Requirements:

  • Minimum 2 Years Current Experience Required (3-5 Preferred)
  • Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene Required
  • Previous Travel - Preferred


CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • BLS (AHA)


STATE LICENSE REQUIREMENTS

  • Maine
  • Radiology License


ABOUT THE FACILITY

The facility is a 25,000 square foot FQHC that was newly built in 2023. The brand new facility was built to expand medical services for low-income and insured residents of the rural area. The have eight clinics throughout Maine that serve rural areas where people have limited access to primary care and specialty services. The new facility would offer primary care, physical therapy, optometry, pediatrics, dental care, therapeutic massage, chiropractic care and acupuncture, behavioral health, podiatry, walk-in care, a pharmacy and speech-language pathology and therapy. The new clinic means that residents who may be low income, lack insurance or have unreliable transportation will have better access to a broader variety of health care in their own county without having to travel to places such as Bangor.

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Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Relocation assistance
  • Vision insurance


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