About us:

River Dental has been serving Medicine Hat and the surrounding areas for over 35 years. Our team of seven dentists, bring extensive experience and have enabled us to diversify and concentrate our energy in becoming well-versed in different areas of dental services. The dentists at River Dental provide full service dental care to meet the individual needs including orthodontics, endodontics, oral surgery, cosmetic services and sedation services. 

Our practice is conveniently located on 1st Street in Medicine Hat overlooking the beautiful South Saskatchewan River.


Schedule:  Full time.  Flexible schedule.  Our practice is open Monday to Saturday - no late evenings. Will require to work a couple of Saturday's per month.  

The opportunity:

We are currently looking to hire a full time Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) to join our busy and well-established practice. The successful candidate will have a passion for building strong patient relationships and contributing to their ongoing oral health. As a Hygienist at this practice you will have the opportunity to work alongside and learn from a strong team of dental professionals.

What you will benefit from:

  • Access to continued education through our preferred partnership with dcinstitute.ca
  • Exposure to a large network of dental professionals
  • Growth and Development Opportunities


  • Appropriately assesses, plans, implements and evaluates services for patient care
  • Performs all aspects of clinical preventative hygiene services including scaling, root planning, polishing, topical fluoride, pit and fissure sealants and whitening to patients
  • Serve as an oral health educator by introducing new preventative techniques and counselling
  • Providing consistent patient experience during hygiene visit
  • Establishes strong patient relationships while maintaining ethical professional behaviour
  • Establish and retain patient loyalty by delivering a tailored experience based on the patients’ expectations
  • Demonstrate active listening and empathy to patients using effective communication skills


  • Successful completion of a Dental Hygiene Diploma or Hygiene Degree program
  • Registered and/or licensed in the province of Alberta
  • Minimum of 1-2 years of Hygiene experience is preferred, but not required.  Will consider new grads. 
  • Valid CPR Certification
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with dental software considered an asset 


Candidates must be legally eligible to work in Canada. We thank all applicants, but only suitable applicants will be contacted. Job applicants with a disability who require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process can contact our Talent Team at 416-558-8338. Reasonable accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis and your request will be responded to as soon as possible.

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