Moda Health Dental Hygienist, Part Time - Lake Oswego, OR in LakeOswego, Oregon

Dental Hygienist, Part Time - Lake Oswego, OR

Job Title

Dental Hygienist, Part Time - Lake Oswego, OR



Lake Oswego,



Other Location


Let’s do great things, together We are seeking a part time, Friday only, Dental Hygienist for our partner Dental Clinic located in Lake Oswego, Oregon. This position will promote dental health by completing dental prophylaxis, scaling, root planning and periodontal maintenance; provides oral cancer screenings; takes radiographs; charts existing conditions, decay and disease; performs procedures in compliance with the dental practice act.

Primary Functions:

  1. Prepare treatment room for patient by adhering to prescribed procedures and protocols2. Prepares patient for dental hygiene treatment by welcoming, soothing and seating patient3. Provides information to patients and employees by answering questions and requests4. Maintains instrumentation for dental hygiene treatment5. Selects materials and equipment for dental hygiene visit by evaluating patient’s oral health6. Completes dental prophys and periodontal scaling and root planning as appropriate7. Completes periodontal charting and takes radiographs8. Applies fluoride and other cavity-preventing agents as necessary9. Maintains patient appearance and ability to masticate by cleaning and polishing removable appliances10. Helps dentist manage dental and medical emergencies11. Educates patients by giving oral hygiene and plaque control instructions and postoperative instructions12. Documents dental hygiene services by recording vital sign and medical and dental histories; charting in patient records13. Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential14. Maintains safe and clean working environment; complies with procedures, rules, and regulations15. Adheres to infection-control policies and protocols16. Ensures operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; follows manufacturer’s instructions; maintains equipment inventories17. Maintains hygiene supplies inventory; places orders for supplies; verifies receipt of supplies18. Conserves resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results19. Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops and reviewing professional publications20. Other duties as assigned

Are you ready to be a betterist? If you’re ready to make a difference that matters, we want to hear from you. Because it’s time to discover what’s possible. Together, we can be more. We can be better. Moda Health seeks to allow equal employment opportunities for all qualified persons without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other status protected by law.

Required Skills

  1. Registered Dental Hygienist with an active Oregon License

  2. Follows ADHA Professional Code of Ethics

  3. Two years dental office experience preferred

  4. Dental practice management software experience helpful

  5. BLS for Healthcare Providers

  6. Participate effectively as a team player

  7. Nitrous certification a plus

  8. Digital radiography experience a plus

  9. Excellent reading, oral and written communication skills

  10. Ability to interact professionally, patiently and courteously

  11. Good problem solving and decision-making skills

  12. Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced clinic

  13. Maintain confidentiality and project a professional business image

  14. Ability to come to work on time and on a daily basis