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Dental Hygienist Job in Newport News, VA (212641)

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Job Details
Job Id/Status: 212641 / EXPIRED
Job Posted/Updated:04/28/2018
Position:Dental Hygienist
Specialty:General
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:Wed, Thur
Location: Newport News, VA 23606
 
Description
Seeking Cheerful Polished Gentle Hygienist We are a fun, progressive, professional, yet casual Dental Office with an immediate opening for a part time dental hygienist. We offer a friendly caring work atmosphere, achievable bonuses and competitive pay. Experience providing outstanding patient care and reliable work ethic. We are an EOE. Primary Job Duties Include: • Remove hard and soft deposits from teeth and examine oral areas, head, and neck for signs of oral disease. • Take and record dental histories and patient records and document areas of failure, both periodontally and restoratively to facilitate the dentist's diagnosis and treatment recommendations. • Responsible for patient flow, keeping treatment rooms neat and organized • Instruct and educate patients in oral hygiene, provide preventative dental care, take and digital X-rays, and apply fluoride and sealants Ideal Candidate: • Ability to project a positive, warm and professional image in person and on the phone • Strong Organizational and administrative skills - you see what needs to be done and do it. • Must be articulate and service-oriented and have great eye/hand coordination in order to provide the gentle and thorough hygiene care to our patients • Must have a proven track record in providing outstanding care within reasonable time limits • Ability to multi-task, take initiative and must have excellent time management skills • Reliable and prompt; available for the following schedule: Wednesday and Thursday 7-3 • Works well in a team, with humor, enthusiasm and joyful consideration of others. • Current State Licensure; CPR Certification; Two years dental hygiene experience required. • Certification in local anesthesia and nitrous oxide is preferred To apply, you need to send the following 2 things via email to [please sign-in to view contact information] • Your resume with contact information • Your written answers to at least three of the following questions: o Tell us a little about yourself o What is the best thing about you? o Summarize your thoughts on your favorite advances in technology in dentistry? o How would your previous co-workers describe you and your work? o What about this job is attractive to you? o What does "excellent patient service" mean to you?