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Job Id/Status: 215472 / EXPIRED
Job Posted/Updated:05/22/2018
Position:Dental Hygienist
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:Tue, Wed, Fri
Location: Hamilton, OH 45013
IMMEDIATE JOB OPENING. Tues, Wed full day 1/2 day Friday [If you are only able to do a certain day I would like to hear from you as well] General dentist office that provides comprehensive dentistry including all phases of Restorative, Cosmetic, Oral Surgery, Endodontics, Implant Placement and restoration. We also offer IV Sedation, Oral Sedation and Nitrous Oxide. All digital and paperless. We love our patients and provide them with highest quality dentistry in a nurturing, friendly and warm environment. We do work hard but we also have fun doing it. If you are looking for a team oriented office that helps each other out and encourages the best out of everyone we would love to meet you. Vacation pay and xxxk included. Job Description. •Prepares treatment room for patient by adhering to prescribed procedures and protocols. •Meets the patient in a welcoming and cheerful manner. •Prepares patient for dental hygiene treatment by soothing, seating, and draping patient. •Provides information to patients and employees by answering questions and requests. •Maintains instrumentation for dental hygiene treatment by sharpening, sterilizing, and selecting instruments. •Selects materials and equipment for dental hygiene visit by evaluating patient's oral health. •Completes dental prophylaxis by cleaning deposits and stains from teeth and from beneath gum margins. •Performs periodontal scaling and root planning when indicated •Licensed to administer local anesthesia as needed for pain control a plus. •Administration of nitrous oxide/oxygen sedation for anxiety and pain control. •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. •Maintains patient appearance and ability to masticate by fabricating temporary restorations; cleaning and polishing removable appliances •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. •Participate in marketing efforts, patient contact. •Uses downtime constructively. •Presents in a clean, well-groomed professional manner. •Adheres to office policies •Performs light housekeeping around the office.