Dental Hygienist

Job Title:

Dental Hygienist

Qualified candidates apply HERE

Job Description:

We are a Dental Office looking for a Dental Hygienist to join our family dental practice.  You will be an integral part of ensuring that our patients are taken care of and that our office operations run smoothly.

Our dental office is committed to providing optimal dental care, so if you think you have what it takes to help us accomplish and maintain this level of care, we’d love to hear from you.

This role plays an important part in communicating effectively with patients, doctors, and staff.   

Responsibilities Include:

  • Perform clinical oral hygiene procedures per the treatment plan developed by the dentist including prophylaxis, scaling, and root planing
  • Prepares operatories, instruments, and tray setups for dental procedures
  • Record medical and dental histories and vital signs of patients
  • Take diagnostic x-rays, record periodontal charting, and intra/extra oral imaging
  • Assist with the assessment and management of oral health for all patients
  • Provide patients with non-surgical periodontal therapy and maintenance
  • Provide patient with oral health education and counseling
  • Accurately record and maintain patient files and records
  • Sterilizes and disinfects instruments and equipment
  • Participates in office cleanliness and appearance
  • Assists the dentist with examinations and treatment procedures
  • Make preliminary impressions
  • Provides postoperative instructions prescribed by Dentist
  • Conducts work in compliance with office policies and procedures, safety, OSHA and MSDS guidelines
  • Actively participates in the achievement of patient satisfaction and office goals by working efficiently with the team and providing a high level of patient service
  • Follow office workflow procedures
  • Support other team members with various tasks
  • Greet and assist patients
  • Deal with patient concerns
  • Communicate with other dental and medical offices
  • Any general office tasks

Qualifications:  

  • Current New York State licensure in Dental Hygiene and a certification from an accredited dental hygiene school
  • Knowledge of dental charting software and digital x-rays
  • Providing patients with exceptional service, support, and education
  • Chairside experience
  • CPR certified
  • Passionate about patient care and dental hygiene
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Friendly, professional demeanor and pleasant mannerisms
  • Ability to multi-task in a professional manner
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Experience in customer service is a plus
  • Dentrix skills are a plus

Office Hours:

  • Tuesday: 9am-6pm
  • Wednesday: 11am-8pm
  • Thursday: 9am-3pm
  • Friday: 8am-5pm
  • Saturday: 9am-5pm

Skills:

  • Dental Hygienist
  • Dental Care
  • Team Work
  • PC User
  • Customer Service
  • Communication
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Dentistry
  • Teaching
  • Healthcare

Qualified candidates apply HERE