Children's Hospital Boston Dental Hygienist- Per Diem in Boston, Massachusetts
66448BRJob Posting Title:Dental Hygienist- Per DiemDepartment:Dental ServicesAutoReqId:66448BRStatus:Part-TimeStandard Hours per Week:1 Job Posting Category:ClinicalJob Posting Description:
This Dental Hygienist will be responsible for:
Performing standard dental hygiene treatments, oral evaluations, preventive dental health education, and mouth care.
Ensuring that each patient is briefly examined by a licensed dentist at each visit.
Consulting with a licensed dentist when referral for additional services is appropriate.
Reviewing patient dental care history prior to patient appointment, Checks medical record for information as needed.
Following all patient care standards, policies and procedures.
Reviewing and annotates patient oral, medical, family and social history Takes, develops, mounts and files dental radiographs that meet the minimum departmental standards for quality and readability.
Ensuring quality of image and reviews with provider before re-taking an image, to minimize exposure to radiation.
Taking digital photographs as instructed. May scan physical (non-digital) images into electronic dental record.
Charting teeth and conditions in patient’s electronic dental record as directed by the licensed provider.
Educating patients/parents/caregivers about procedures, post-care treatment and long-term oral care.
Modifying instructions and education to the appropriate age level as necessary.
Preparing for patient care by ensuring a clean and safe environment for direct care and that treatment materials/tools and educational materials are set up. Handles sterile instruments and materials according to standard procedures.
Following department/ADA approved procedures for disinfecting/cleaning operatory between patient visits.
Documenting and enters charges for all procedures performed in a timely manner and according to departmental standards. Schedules appointments in system.
In order to qualify, you must have:
Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene from an accredited dental hygiene program
Minimum of one year of full time experience in pediatric dentistry.
Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.
Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a rotating days/evenings and week-end schedule, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Office/Site Location:BostonRegular, Temporary, Per Diem:Per Diem