Dental Hygienist SJH
Saint Joseph Health Center - Providence, RI

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Position Summary: Under the direction of the Dentist, responsible for the following: Performing oral prophylaxis including periodontal scaling/root planning and maintenance, administering local anesthesia for pain control, counseling and educating patients, applying caries-preventive agents such as topical fluorides and dental sealants, and exposing, processing and interpreting dental radiographs. The Dental Hygienist – Adult Focus will serve primarily adult patients but must be familiar with pediatric dentistry and able to provide care to pediatric patients, as necessary.


Education: Graduation from an accredited Dental Hygiene program

Licensure: Licensure by the State of RI (Active Dental Hygiene License and Permit to Administer Local Anesthesia)

Access to reliable transportation in order to service off site locations

Experience: Two plus years working with adults, children, and patients with special health care needs in a variety of general dentistry and dental specialty settings.