Registered Dental Hygienist
Company: Marin Community Clinics
Posted on: May 11, 2022
At Marin Community Clinics we are a "family helping other
families in the community" and we are always striving to be better
for the people and the community we serve. As a Federally Qualified
Health Center, we serve patients from all walks of life. No one is
turned away and charges are based on each individual's ability to
Marin Community Clinics is looking for a Registered Dental
Hygienist to join our team.
The Registered Dental Hygienist supports MCCs Dental Clinics with a
wide range of duties, and supports the Dentists at all times and
focuses on delivering excellent customer service to our
Our mission informs our approach to your benefits program. Our
benefits program is designed to protect your health, family and way
of life. We offer a competitive Benefits Program that includes
affordable health insurance and Health Reimbursement Accounts
(HRA), Dental and Vision Insurance, Educational and Continuing
Education Benefits, Student Loan Repayment and Loan Forgiveness,
Retirement Plan, Group Life and AD&D Insurance, Short term and
Long Term Disability benefits, Professional Fee Reimbursement,
Mileage and Cell Phone Reimbursement, Scrubs Reimbursement, Loupes
Reimbursement, Employee Assistance Programs, Paid Holidays,
Personal Days of Celebration, Paid time off, and Extended Illness
Salary Range and Shift Differential
Salary for this position is dependent on education, license,
certification and years of experience. Evening and weekend shifts
(4 hours) with direct patient contact, include a 10% pay
differential in addition to regular pay. Evening differential is
paid only for completed 4 hour shifts that begin after 4:00pm.
Performs patient screening procedures; such as assessment of oral
health conditions, review of the health history, oral cancer
screening, head and neck inspection, dental charting and taking
blood pressure and pulse.
Takes digital x-rays.
Removes calculus and plaque (hard and soft deposits) from all
surfaces of the teeth.
Applies preventive materials to the teeth (e.g., sealants and
Educates patients on appropriate oral hygiene strategies to
maintain oral health; (e.g., tooth brushing, flossing and
Counsels patients about good nutrition and its impact on oral
Makes impressions of patients teeth for study casts (models of
teeth used by dentists to evaluate patient treatment needs).
Performs documentation and office management activities.
Assists the lead RDA with any of the RDAs allowable duties when
Assists the management team as-needed.
Treats both the adult & pediatric population.
Collaborates with the dental team with different functions in
addition to the dental hygiene duties, including but not limited
to, those of a dental assistant, (i.e. four-handed dentistry), and
other assiting tasks as assigned.
Other duties as assigned.
Must hold an active California Registered Dental Hygienist license
Strong communication ability verbally and written in English.
Bilingual Spanish a plus.
Proficient in taking digital x-rays.
Dexis or Dentrix software knowledge a plus.
Proactive, self-motivated and ability to work in fast paced dental
Strong interpersonal skills.
Team oriented and willing to work in underserved community health
Willingness to perform RDA duties depending on operational
All employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and
boosted as a condition of employment, subject to limited
exemptions. New Employees are required to provide proof of being
fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before the first day of employment.
Exemptions to this requirement will be considered for those
requesting an exemption on medical, disability, or religious
MCC is an equal opportunity employer. We enthusiastically accept
our responsibility to make employment decisions without regard to
race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, national origin, religion, marital status, medical
condition, disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and
related medical conditions, or any other classification protected
by federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.
Employment Type: Full Time
Years Experience: 3 - 5 years
Keywords: Marin Community Clinics, Novato , Registered Dental Hygienist, Healthcare , Novato, California
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