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Dental Hygienist Job in Chesapeake, VA (192173)

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Job Details
Job Id/Status: 192173 / EXPIRED
Job Posted/Updated:10/30/2017
Position:Dental Hygienist
Specialty:General
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:Wed, Thur, Fri, Sat
Location: Chesapeake, VA 23325
 
Description
Our growing dental practice needs a part time Dental Hygienist to join our team. We serve all demographics of the population, from preschoolers to the elderly, and we operate a busy small practice with high levels of traffic. In addition to preventive care appointments and scheduled procedures, we accept walk-ins and take emergency calls. If you don’t mind working late or on weekends occasionally, you might be a great fit for this position. The ideal candidate will have a calm, reassuring and friendly demeanor as well as the ability to multitask in a fast-paced atmosphere according to office policies. REQUIREMENTS Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene required (Bachelor’s preferred) Current state license required 3+ years’ experience as a Dental Hygienist 5+ years’ experience as a Dental Assistant also accepted Excellent verbal communication skills Availability to work overtime, including weekends Experience working with children preferred Basic understanding and knowledge of HIPAA privacy rules Current CPR certification required and proof of immunization against Hepatitis. RESPONSIBILITIES Collect medical and dental histories from patients. Chart dental conditions based on dentist’s observations and evaluations. Create molds of patients’ teeth in preparation for dentures and other prostheses. Sterilize dental instruments and tools. Instruct patients of all ages on proper dental hygiene and care. Take X-rays of patients’ teeth and develop them for dentist’s use. Provide chair-side assistance during dental procedures.