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Dental Hygienist Job in Plano, TX (231958)

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Job Details
Job Id/Status: 231958 / ACTIVE
Job Posted/Updated:10/20/2018
Position:Dental Hygienist
Specialty:General
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur
Location: Plano, TX 75074
 
Description
General dentistry practice in Plano seeking a reliable and hard working person to join our team for Dental Hygienist position. This person takes pride in their work, is driven and focused on self-improvement. They want to be part of a close-knit, highly motivated team, that is about positively impacting the people of our community. This is a full-time position for 3 days a week - Monday thru Wednesday, possibly 4 days. Who we are looking for: Must have excellent communication skills and be team oriented and motivated. Someone who values relationships, that enjoys talking to people. The person is especially positive in their mindset and solution minded, not problem focused. Some experience will be useful but not required. What we do: We are a general dentistry office located in downtown Plano. Our office offers wide range of services including cosmetic procedures, implant restoration, Invisalign, endodontics, and oral surgery. We take pride in our faith, family atmosphere and energetic, fun work environment. The practice is family owned and operated, and is a smaller team of 4 employees. Benefits for full-time employees are provided- Covered dental care. Paid holidays. Paid vacation (entire office closes at this time) IRA match and paid time off after certain term of employment (will be discussed with the right candidate) Responsibilities:- 1. Safeguard patient privacy and confidentiality (HIPAA). 2. Assist staff in scheduling patient’s next recall appointment. Maintain patient recall system. 3. Greet patients when they sign in and monitor arrival time and patient flow. 4. Escort and seat patients in the hygiene room. 5. Take accurate and high quality radiographs. 6. Obtain and review patient health history according to office protocol. 7. Demonstrate care and concern, while helping patients feel comfortable. 8. Educate patients about oral hygiene, demonstrate as needed, and address their questions and concerns. 9. Sterilize all hygiene handpieces and instruments, and disinfect hygiene room according to OSHA regulations. Sharpen hand scaling and root planing instruments as and when needed. 10.Chart existing restorations and conditions of decay and disease for diagnosis and treatment by dentist. 11.Take intra-oral pictures as needed. 12.Keep trays, instruments and hygiene room drawers organized. 13.Monitor inventory and order dental office supplies as needed. 14. Help in other areas of the office when necessary (i.e., answering phones, unpacking supplies, completing insurance forms, moving former patient records, etc.). 15.Be an active participant in team meetings. Promote team concept by interacting with others in the office. 16.Perform clinical procedures within the scope of dental hygiene practice. Procedures include but are not limited to, performing adult and child prophylaxis, performing scaling and root planing, application of topical fluoride, localized antimicrobial delivery in periodontal tissues and performing full periodontal charting.