One Community Health - CA
  • 05-Oct-2021 to Until Filled (PST)
  • Sacramento, CA, USA
  • $38.46- $48.08
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Looking for a Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) in our organization

One Community Health is recruiting mission driven, kind, warm hearted, and hard-working people who are dedicated to quality care and superior service. Our culture is centered around our values of compassion, accountability, respect and excellence. We are proud of our inclusiveness and the diversity of our staff and patients.

One Community Health is poised for growth and expansion. Come join us on this journey as we become healthy together!

Our Philosophy

At One Community Health we believe healthcare isn't a privilege; it's a human right. Everyone should have the opportunity to achieve optimal health. We've made it our job to help individuals and our community lower the barrier to wellness. Our organization pushes for equality for all and for social justice for those on the margins. Our doctors and health care professionals treat people with compassion, without judgment for their personal choices and behavior. We provide a comprehensive menu of services to everyone in need, and we advocate for public awareness of such issues as the stigma surrounding mental illness and the need for healthcare for everyone. We understand the impact of trauma on one's health and are working to help people heal those wounds. When we see suffering, we try to heal it whether it be an individual in pain or a group in our community. If these are your values are your values, then please consider joining our team.

Additionally, One Community Health is actively committed to the Treating Patients with C.A.R.E. communication model. This communication style supports patient safety, trust, and whole-person care. It is central to us offering great patient-centered service and gives employees the tools needed to empower them in their interactions with patients and co-workers alike. The acronym C.A.R.E. stands for Connect, Appreciate, Respond, and Empower. To ensure all staff adopt this model, new hires will become certified as part of their onboarding process. This knowledge enables our staff to elevate our patient service and empower clinic to be healthy together.

What We Are

We are a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) serving all those in need in the Sacramento area. We have been a level 3 Patient Centered Medical Home since 2011 and were the first to earn that designation in Sacramento. Integrated, comprehensive and supportive services to maximize health outcomes. The founding values of One Community Health were based on providing a safe and welcoming place for people who often experienced social exclusion and discrimination.

About the Position

Provide quality dental care and associated services to patients under the Direct/ General Supervision of a dentist and using established dental hygiene procedures. Assist other staff in a variety of patient care duties. As a healthcare provider, all One Community Health employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19. Exceptions are only allowed for qualified medical and religious reasons. If you need to get vaccinated, you can do so at our Midtown clinic.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide direct patient care and dental services as trained, licensed, and assigned as permitted by the California Dental Practice Act.
  • Assess dental condition and needs of patient using approved patient screening procedures, including taking vitals, medical history review, document chief complaint, dental charting, periodontal charting as needed, taking X-rays as needed.
  • Evaluate overall health, examining oral cavity for signs of periodontal disease and oral cancer.
  • Follow through with oral hygiene procedures in accordance with treatment plans prescribed by the dentist. Procedures may include prophylaxis, periodontal scaling, root planning, debridement, supra and sub gingival scaling, application of fluoride treatments and application of protective sealants.
  • Help patients feel comfortable before, during and after dental treatment. Ensure all patients enjoy a positive experience, and are treated with care and compassion.
  • Educate patients in oral hygiene and dental care, including proper tooth brushing, flossing, nutrition and need for professional care.
  • Ensure all patient records and related documentation are managed and maintained timely, accurately, and are consistent with all regulations and requirements.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of dentistry procedures, clinic infection control procedures, cleaning and sterilization of instruments, tray setup and materials.
  • A registered dental hygienist is authorized to perform the following procedures under direct supervision of a licensed dentist:
  • Soft-tissue curettage.
  • Administration of local anesthesia.
  • Administration of nitrous oxide and oxygen, whether administered alone or in combination with each other.
  • A registered dental hygienist is authorized to perform the following procedures under general supervision:
    • (a) Preventive and therapeutic interventions, including oral prophylaxis, scaling, and root planing.
    • (b) Application of topical, therapeutic, and subgingival agents used for the control of caries and periodontal disease.
    • (c) The taking of impressions for bleaching trays and application and activation of agents with nonlaser, light-curing devices.
    • (d) The taking of impressions for bleaching trays and placements of in-office, tooth-whitening devices.

Education/Experience Required:

  • All licenses and certifications are to be kept current and in good standing with the CA Dental Hygiene Committee of CA
  • Successful completion of an accredited dental hygienist program
  • CA RDH License
  • Periodontal Soft Tissue Curettage
  • Local Anesthesia Administration
  • CA Board approved courses necessary for license renewal CA Dental Practice Act and CA Dental Infection Control
  • American Heart Association approved BLS Certification (CPR)
  • 3 years of experience preferred

Please Note:

One Community Health values the diversity of the people it hires and serves. Diversity at One Community Health means fostering a workplace in which individual differences are recognized, appreciated, respected and responded to in ways that fully develop and utilize each person's talents and strengths. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation or disability. Please provide us with notice if you will require accommodations during the interview process.

Our Benefits

  • Medical Insurance
    • We offer a choice between three carriers: Sutter Plus, WHA and Kaiser Permanente.
    • One Community Health pays about 90% of the Employee only premium and pays 75% of the costs for dependents or partners/spouses.
  • Dental/Vision
    • 2 Dental plans offered through Delta Dental: PPO and DHMO
    • DHMO is paid in full by employer (employee only)
    • VSP Vision Insurance paid in full by employer (employee only)
  • Company Paid Life, AD&D and LTD offered through Unum
    • One times annual salary paid in full by employer (LIFE and AD&D)
    • LTD is 60% annual salary paid in full by employer after 90 days
  • Flexible Spending Plan (before-tax savings plans)
  • Employee Assistance
  • Supplemental Insurance through Aflac
  • 401K
    • Up to 4% employer match at 90 days of employment
    • Administrative fees and administration of plan managed and paid for by employer
  • Robust PTO, Floating Holiday, Emergency Sick Time, & Paid Holidays
  • Additional Benefits/Extra's
    • We are an eligible NHSC (National Health Service Core) approved loan repayment site and have an HPSA score of 16.
    • Opportunity for Reimbursements, Bonus options and/or annual increase.
    • Educational and Language Stipends: higher level of education or secondary languages
    • Professional dues and/or licensure fees paid by organization as it relates to the position
    • Professional training and/or conference/travel fees paid by organization
    • Opportunity for Community Engagement, Events and Involvement
    • Opportunities to help with state and national level advocacy
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