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Dental Hygienist Job in Morganton, NC (191548)

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Job Details
Job Id/Status: 191548 / EXPIRED
Job Posted/Updated:10/07/2017
Position:Dental Hygienist
Specialty:General
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri
Location: Morganton, NC 28655
 
Description
Dr. Magnotta, DDS, FICOI & Associates (www.mSmiles.dental) is accepting applications for FT/(Temp to hire) Dental Hygienist to perform quality and efficient hygiene procedures while building and maintaining positive and professional relationships with patients, management, and staff. Essential Functions: •Provide superior patient care and service; make the patient the # 1 priority; exhibit outstanding customer service and hospitality as well as chair side manner. •Practice Servant Leadership; lead by example; exercise good team work; have mutual respect for team; partner with team to create an exceptional experience for patient. •Practice to the standard of care of the State Board of Dentistry; follow rules and regulations of North Carolina. •Stay on schedule as much as possible to create “no patient wait time;” help manage patient flow; maintain time flexibility for patient; be present, engaged, ready to work at all assigned shift times. •Educate patient on oral hygiene/health/disease as well as procedures and services; establish/communicate continued care. •Comply with state and federal laws for chart documentation; follow OSHA guidelines on PPE and use standard precautions. •Verify patient health history (review basic health status, medications; understand impact with dentistry) and document appropriately in patient’s chart. •Thoroughly and efficiently perform clinical hygiene functions including but not limited to exposing/scanning/evaluating diagnostic X-rays, reviewing medical histories and recording blood pressure, adult/child prophylaxis, non- surgical periodontal therapy, associated adjunctive therapy and co-assessing treatments with doctor. •Complete periodontal charting per guidelines •Manage financial responsibilities/Hygiene scorecard. •Maintain patient confidentiality through HIPAA compliance •Accountability for successful performance of all job functions Perform the following duties as applicable by practice needs and/or state laws: •Place locally applied antimicrobials •Place sealants/perform polishing (certification necessary if required by state) •Use intraoral camera •Screen for I/E Oral Cancer Take and record patient’s blood pressure accurately •Offer fluoride treatment to all patients •Perform routine dental prophylaxis for periodontally healthy patients •Non-surgical periodontal therapy (scaling/root planing) •Administer local anesthesia (if it becomes allowed by state practice act AND hygienist is certified) •Take alginate impressions and fabricate whitening trays or miscellaneous functions as needed •Maintain accurate notes in patient’s chart. •Perform other duties as required by the practice. Practice hours are M-Th 8-5, Fri 8-1. Hours may vary according to training, CE, doctor's schedule etc. References, Credit, and Background Check required. Please send resume/CV and references to [please sign-in to view contact information]al