Registered Dental Hygienist (Trinity)

***This position is open until filled***

The Redding Rancheria is seeking a Registered Dental Hygienist.

JOB SUMMARY:

As a part of an interdisciplinary team, the dental hygienist will provide hygiene services to patients and promote overall patient well being. Responsibilities include the following: prevent and control periodontal disease; assess signs of disease and health in the oral cavity; identify the dental hygiene problem (diagnosis); and plan, implement, and evaluate dental hygiene care. Perform dental measures designed to preserve teeth and prevent the spread of oral disease. Provide necessary care while protecting and respecting patient’s rights.   Out of Area Differential Pay is available for this position to incentivize qualified staff to commute from a longer distance. This will allow Trinity Health Care patients to receive better quality care.

REQUIREMENTS/MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Registered Dental Hygienist in the State of California.
  • CPR Certificate.
  • X-ray License.
  • Tuberculosis screening, Hepatitis A & B.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screening.
  • Indian preference.
  • Must be fingerprinted and pass background check.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Performs all skills as defined by the RRIHC Scope of Services.
  • Plan, implement and evaluate dental hygiene care.
  • Assess signs of disease and health in the oral cavity.
  • Identify the dental hygiene problem (diagnosis).
  • Remove accretions and stains from the unattached surface of the teeth.
  • Polish and contour restorations.
  • Oral exfoliative cytology.
  • Apply pit and fissure sealants.
  • Provide preventative services such as fluoride varnish
  • Preliminary examination including periodontal charting; intra- and extra-oral examination ofsoft tissues; charting lesions, existing restorations and missing teeth; classify occlusion; and myofunctional evaluation.

A completed Redding Rancheria job application must be submitted in order to be considered for employment. You can fill out an application online at www.reddingrancheria-nsn.gov, please fax (530-242-4563) or email (employment@reddingrancheria-nsn.gov).

All certifications, credentials/ licenses, education verification /degrees and/or transcripts, and Indian verification are required to process your application.

Indian preference applies, but we welcome all applicants who wish to apply for this position. Certification of Native American heritage needs to be attached to the job application.

Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and criminal background screening clearance.  All employees are required to submit to a Tuberculosis test (TB) test after they are hired in addition to being tested annually.

To minimize the spread of COVID-19, the Redding Rancheria will require all healthcare employees to report their vaccination status and be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Any healthcare employees with medical conditions or sincerely held religious beliefs that prevent them from taking the vaccine may be entitled to an exemption.

Additional Information:

We offer a competitive salary as well as having a work schedule running Monday through Friday.  In addition, Redding Rancheria offers an excellent benefit package containing Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short/Long Term disability, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave as well as a generous 401(k) retirement plan.

Redding Rancheria is a federally recognized Tribe with Pit River, Wintu and Yana people where pride in Tribal culture, history and identity is evident internally and in the larger community. Redding Rancheria is a leader in the constructive development of its people, the larger Indian community and the Redding region.

E-Verify Statement

Redding Rancheria participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Visit the E-Verify URL below for more information.

https://www.e-verify.gov/employees

For further information, please contact Human Resources Dept. at (530) 225-8979.