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Dental Hygienist Job in Rockwall/Rowlett, TX (193417)

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Job Details
Job Id/Status: 193417 / ACTIVE
Job Posted/Updated:10/26/2017
Position:Dental Hygienist
Specialty:General
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:Tue, Wed, Thur
Location: Rockwall/Rowlett, TX 75032
 
Description
We are seeking an enthusiastic Team player that loves our patients as much as we do! We take pride in hiring people who are committed to catering to all patients by delivering a welcoming environment. If you interested in joining our dynamic Team for a long-term career position, please contact us today! Dental Hygienist Job Duties: Prepares treatment room for patient by adhering to prescribed procedures and protocols. Prepares patient for dental hygiene treatment by welcoming, soothing, seating, and draping patient. Provides information to patients and employees by answering questions and requests. Selects materials and equipment for dental hygiene visit by evaluating patient's oral health. Detects disease by completing oral cancer screening; feeling and visually examining gums; using probes to locate periodontal disease and to assess levels of recession; exposing and developing radiographic studies. Arrests dental decay by applying fluorides and other cavity- preventing agents. Helps dentist manage dental and medical emergencies by maintaining cpr certification, emergency drugs and oxygen supply, and directory of emergency numbers. Educates patients by giving oral hygiene and plaque control instructions and postoperative instructions; providing reminders of time of next dental hygiene visit. Documents dental hygiene services by recording vital signs and medical and dental histories; charting in patient records. Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential. Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations. Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols. Ensures operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques. Maintains dental supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies. Conserves dental resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results. Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed. Dental Hygienist Skills and Qualifications: Use of Dentrix, Dexis, Infection Control, Health Promotion and Maintenance, Bedside Manner, Creating a Safe, Effective Environment, Listening, Teamwork, Administering Medication, Thoroughness, Self-Development