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Dental Hygienist Job in Chicago, IL (234888)

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Job Id/Status: 234888 / EXPIRED
Job Posted/Updated:12/01/2018
Position:Dental Hygienist
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:Thur, Sat
Location: Chicago, IL 60607
We are looking for a responsible, team-oriented hygienist for Thursdays for a great opportunity to join a growing team. We are a young, office that has reached the point where a hygienist is needed on Thursdays from 8am-5pm. Some Saturdays are also a possibility but not required. The ideal candidate must be clinically proficient and organized to schedule their hygiene patients. We are looking for a hygienist who can also screen patients and brief the doctor on possible oral health conditions. There is significant opportunity for growth as we average over 40 new patients per month. We offer competitive compensation. Services provided by the dental hygienist will include but are not limited to: •Patient screening procedures; such as assessment of oral health conditions, review of the health history, oral cancer screening, head and neck inspection, dental charting and taking blood pressure and pulse •Taking dental radiographs (x-rays) •Removing calculus and plaque (hard and soft deposits) from all surfaces of the teeth •Applying preventive materials to the teeth (e.g., sealants and fluorides) •Teaching patients appropriate oral hygiene strategies to maintain oral health; (e.g., tooth brushing, flossing and nutritional counseling) •Counseling patients about good nutrition and its impact on oral health •Making impressions of patients' teeth for study casts •Performing documentation and office management activities If you are interested in the position and joining a positive, growing team, please apply.