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Travel Dental Hygienist - 1770282
Millinocket, ME
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Job Type: 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
  • Traveler will rotate 2 days at each clinic located in Brownville, ME and Millinocket, ME. The clinics are roughly 30 minutes apart.


  • 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.


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


  • BLS (AHA)


  • Maine
  • Radiology License


The facilities are small FQHC and are two of eight clinics throughout Maine that serve rural areas where people have limited access to primary care and specialty services. The facility offers 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.



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

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