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Dental Hygienist Job in Belvidere, IL (236277)

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Job Details
Job Id/Status: 236277 / ACTIVE
Job Posted/Updated:12/05/2018
Position:Dental Hygienist
Specialty:General
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:None Specified
Location: Belvidere, IL 61008
 
Description
Registered Dental Hygienist Our Belvidere, IL dental practice is looking for a talented Hygienist to join Dr. Joseph Karpiak and his outstanding team! Do you thrive on educating patients on exceptional oral health habits? Do you flourish when you have a lot going on? Our Registered Dental Hygienists are obsessed with providing quality patient care. We recognize and support their dedication. With Midwest Dental, you receive peer mentoring and coaching, allowing you to deliver thoughtful patient care. We provide free continuing education, comprehensive clinical and administrative support, full benefits and a flexible work-life balance. If this sounds good to you, come join our team! This role will work in our Rockford office as well as our Belvidere office. Schedule: Full Time Hours Responsibilities: Enthusiastically greet and prepare patients for dental care Perform accurate oral health assessments including screening, charting and reporting of findings Complete and thorough dental prophylaxis Provide competent, non-surgical periodontal therapy Deliver comprehensive patient care through hygiene mix and promotion of doctor services Maintain dental hygiene supplies and ensure instrument sterilization and effective equipment operation Educate patients by providing instructions for oral care following all hygiene treatment procedures Act as a resource and assist patients with any follow up treatment planning Actively participate with schedule maintenance Qualifications: Associate or advanced degree in Dental Hygiene State certification/licensure as required to work as a Dental Hygienist, active CPR and compliance with any other licensing or credentialing requirements One year or more of relevant experience in the dental industry preferred Current certification to administer local anesthesia preferred (as allowed by state statutes) Possess a strong commitment to patient care, patient health and quality work Periodontal knowledge preferred We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.