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Job Id/Status: 221996 / EXPIRED
Job Posted/Updated:07/20/2018
Position:Dental Hygienist
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri
Location: COLUMBUS, OH 43228
Job Description HYGIENIST Pay Schedule Classification • Hourly rate paid bi-weekly Duties and Responsibilities • Responsible for the patient preventive maintenance care program, treatment procedures, clerical duties, charting maintenance duties and recare system. Major duties • Chart procedures to include patient conditions, medical and dental histories, treatment procedures, patient comments, and doctor’s exam notes. • Performs treatment procedures to include prophylaxes, scaling, and fluoride applications. • Oversees non-surgical perio programs • Takes radiographs • Manages the preventive maintenance program • Reinforces recommendations for treatment • Correlates the office recare system with the Front Desk Staff • Maintains inventory control in the hygiene rooms • Shares maintenance duties as required • Sharpens periodontal instruments • Sterilizes instruments • Be a Team Player • Follows practice protocol Supervisory Controls • Receives general supervision from the Business Manager regarding unusual problems, emergencies or new situations. Also receives general supervision from the dentists regarding patient treatment procedures. The hygienist performs recurring and routine work independently. Complexity • The position involves performing treatment procedures as dictated by the appointment schedule. The Hygienist is expected to maintain a consistent professional demeanor while providing services in response to patient needs. Scope and Effect • Many times the hygienist is the first point of treatment contact between the patient and the office. The degree of concern and warmth shown by the hygienist to the patient can have a great effect on developing patient confidence and loyalty. The hygienist also can influence patient treatment acceptance as well as case success through reinforcement and preventative maintenance strategies. All these factors play a major part in influencing total practice perceptions as well as revenues. Job descriptions assist organizations in ensuring that the hiring process is fairly administered and that qualified employees are selected. They are also essential to an effective appraisal system and related promotion, transfer, layoff, and termination decisions. Well constructed job descriptions are an integral part of any effective compensation system. All descriptions have been reviewed to ensure that only essential functions and basic duties have been included. Peripheral tasks, only incidentally related to each position, have been excluded. Requirements, skills and abilities included have been determined to be the minimal standards required to successfully perform the positions. In no instances, however, should the duties, responsibilities and requirements delineated be interpreted as all inclusive. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. In accordance with the American with Disabilities Act, it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals. However, no accommodations will be made which my pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which impose undue hardships on the organization. Job descriptions are not intended and do not create employment contracts. The organization maintains its status as an at-will employer. Employees can be terminated for any reason not prohibited by law.