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Dental Hygienist Job in San Antonio, TX (200986)

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Job Id/Status: 200986 / EXPIRED
Job Posted/Updated:01/16/2018
Position:Dental Hygienist
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:None Specified
Location: San Antonio, TX 78201
Our amazing South Texas Dental teams are looking for a Full-Time Registered Dental Hygienist to work 4-5 days per week in 3 of our San Antonio offices. Regular hours, benefits, and exceptional practice culture! xxxx Fredericksburg * Mondays, 10-6 * Wednesdays, 10-6 * Saturdays, 9-3 xxx Southwest Military Drive * Tuesdays, 9-5 * Fridays, 9-5 xxxx W. Commerce Street * Thursdays, 11-7 _______________________________________________________________________________ We are a patient-focused practice and need someone who is fun and friendly while still dedicated to serving our patient’s needs. Are you a Registered Dental Hygienist seeking a career opportunity with full benefits in a playful environment where there are balloons on the walls and community events? You can find this and more at South Texas Dental - where we believe patients are the focus of all we do in providing quality care and our goal is to invest in your clinical and professional development. South Texas Dental is a practice where you will be able to provide exceptional patient care and enjoy your daily work as a respected professional and team member. Key Responsibilities: • Provide oral prophylaxis, sealants, fluoride varnish and other preventive dental procedures • Perform scaling and root planning to treat and manage periodontal disease • Proficient in communicating chairside adjunctive care services and products to the patient • Promote the use of irrigation, local delivery of antimicrobials (Arestin), needle-free anesthetic • Proactive in communicating treatment by looking at risk factors to prevent future disease • Provide oral health motivation to encourage patients to be healthy • Educate and instruct patients on the importance of oral health, proper oral hygiene; offer recommendations for products/services; provide other health care education as necessary • Ensure all OSHA, Dental Board, and WDS policies and procedures are properly followed • Perform all other duties and responsibilities as assigned and allowed under applicable state laws and regulations. • Bilingual, a bonus, Spanish speaking helpful Successful Candidate Profile: • Independently motivated and self-directed • Have a proven history of working well with a team in a fast-paced environment. • Professional, outgoing, kind, exceptional chairside and customer service skills with people of all ages • Comfortable educating patients on their oral health and treating periodontal disease. • Ability to work a schedule to meet the needs of the business Requirements: • Texas certification and successful completion of hygienist licensure examinations (national and state or regional). • Prefer one year of work experience, but for those new grads motivated to begin a hygiene program in a dental office and can keep up with the team, you are welcome to apply! • Must have a current X-Ray License & CPR certification Compensation & Benefits: Compensation based on experience, plus a comprehensive benefits package including: • Excellent health insurance plan - 75% of the core healthcare premium is paid by STDA • Dental discount and vision plans • 6 free visits to the Employee Assistance Program • Family, Legal, & Financial Counseling • $25k life insurance policy - premium paid by STDA • Paid holidays & Time Off • xxxk plan Why work at South Texas Dental? Quality of Work Life! We believe in teamwork and respect. South Texas Dental employees enjoy working with each other! Our Patients Love Us! We know that our families love our doctors based upon our Patient Survey results - 94% of patients were satisfied with their visit and 95% of patients were satisfied with their dentist! (National Business Research Institute, May xxxx). Our goal is to provide comprehensive and compassionate evidence-based dentistry that continues to earn the trust of our patients and community! About Us South Texas Dental was founded by a group of dentists, with the goal of making quality dental care available and affordable for more families than ever before. Today, we've expanded to 37 offices in Houston, Dallas, Fort Worth, and San Antonio, with more to come. Our family-oriented offices are all designed to be child-friendly, with fun play areas and experienced dentists for both adults and children. We work hard to make dental visits a healthy and fun experience for every family member, starting as young as 6 months old. We also offer convenient evening and weekend hours, we speak English and Spanish in all of our offices, we accept Medicaid, CHIP, most PPO and DMO, including Aetna, MetLife, Cigna, Delta, and United Healthcare, credit cards and cash, and we have several payment plan options. South Texas Dental is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, creed, religion, sex, affectional or sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, marital status, disability, military or veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law. Spring Helser Regional Talent Acquisition Manager STX Healthcare Management Services, South Texas Dental, Vital Smiles [please sign-in to view contact information]