Washington State DSHS Dental Hygienist in Lakewood, Washington


Dental Hygienist 2

Do you have experience as Dental Hygienist? Do you enjoy being part of a team?

Western State Hospital has an opportunity for a Dental Hygienist to promote dental health by completing dental prophylaxis.

Some of what you'll be doing:

  • Perform oral prophylaxis, scaling and root planning
  • Review patient charts for health history and treatment needs
  • Conduct preliminary oral exams
  • Apply fluoride rinse and varnishes
  • Inject and apply anesthetic
  • Take impressions and develop molds
  • Direct student dental hygienists
  • Carry out infection control procedures
  • Perform expanded dental hygiene duties delegated by a dentist

What we're looking for:

  • Ability to provide excellent care to patients
  • Work as part of a team
  • Knowledge of preventative dental health services
  • Excellent communication skills

Who should apply? Professionals with two years experience as a Dental Hygienist and a valid Washington State Dental Hygienist license.

You'll also need a current CPR certification.

Questions? Please contact Lindsay Taylor or call (509) 363-4971 and reference #10164. Supplemental Information

Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history may be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the job. This announcement may be used to fill multiple vacancies. Employees driving on state business must have a valid driver's license. Employees driving a privately owned vehicle on state business must have liability insurance on the privately owned vehicle.

Washington State Department of Social and Health Services is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in any area of employment, its programs or services on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, marital status, race, creed, color, national origin, religion or beliefs, political affiliation, military status, honorably discharged veteran, Vietnam Era, recently separated or other protect­ed veteran status, the presence of any sensory, mental, physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability, equal pay or genetic information. Persons requiring accommodation in the application process or this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the Recruiter at (360) 725-5810. Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call through Washington Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6384.

Salary: $4,596.00 - $6,038.00 Monthly

Location: Pierce County – Lakewood, WA

Job Type: Full Time - Permanent

Department: Dept. of Social and Health Services

Job Number: 2018-10164

Closing: 10/25/2018 11:59 PM Pacific

Agency: State of Washington

Address: View Job Posting for Agency Information View Job Posting for Location, Washington, 98504

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Website: http://www.careers.wa.gov