Marin Community Clinics

  • Registered Dental Hygienist

    Per Diem
    Dental Support (DA, RDA)
  • Overview

    The Registered Dental Hygienist supports Marin Community Clinics Dental department.

    Work schedules: Sunday's only - 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Work location: Novato



    • 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 fluorides).
    • Educates patients on appropriate oral hygiene strategies to maintain oral health (e.g., tooth brushing, flossing and nutritional counseling).
    • Counsels patients about good nutrition and its impact on oral health.
    • 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.
    • Assist the lead RDA with any of the RDA's allowable duties when needed.
    • Assist the lead Dentist as needed.
    • Other duties as assigned.


    • Must hold active California State Registered Dental Hygienist license and CPR.
    • Have excellent clinical and communication skills.
    • Proficient in taking digital x-rays.
    • Dexis software and Dentrix software knowledge a plus.
    • Ability to communicate via e-mail.
    • Self-motivated, excellent interpersonal skills.
    • Team oriented and willing to work in underserved community health setting.


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