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Job Id/Status: 239235 / ACTIVE
Job Posted/Updated:01/07/2019
Position:Dental Hygienist
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:Mon, Tue, Thur, Fri, Sat
Location: Plano, TX 75093
DENTAL HYGIENIST POSITION Job Summary: Our growing private dental practice needs a Dental Hygienist to join our close-knit team. We serve all demographics of the population, from preschoolers to the elderly, and we operate a busy office with high levels of traffic. In addition to preventive care appointments and scheduled procedures, we accept walk-ins and take emergency calls. The ideal candidate will have a calm, reassuring and friendly demeanor as well as the ability to multitask in a fast-paced atmosphere. Responsibilities: •Provide superior patient care and customer service by making the patient the #1 priority •Exhibit outstanding customer service and hospitality as well as a comforting chair side manner •Practice servant leadership; lead by example; exercise good team work; have mutual respect for all team members; partner with the team to create an exceptional experience for patient •Educate patients on oral hygiene/health/disease as well as procedures and services offered while establishing a continued care relationship •Screen and assess oral health conditions for all new patients and recall patients •Verify patient health history (review basic health status, medications and understand the impact with dentistry) and document appropriately in patient's chart •Thoroughly and efficiently perform clinical hygiene functions including but not limited to exposing/evaluating diagnostic radiographs, taking and recording blood pressure, adult/child prophylaxis, non-surgical periodontal therapy and co-assessing possible restorative treatments with the doctor. Complete periodontal charting per guidelines •Accurately enter hygiene and doctor treatment plans •Present hygiene treatment plans to the patient •Use all patient education materials (ex. iPad) on a consistent basis to ensure case acceptance •Teach patients appropriate oral hygiene strategies to maintain optimal oral health (ex. toothbrushing, flossing, nutritional counseling) •Place locally applied antimicrobials when prescribed by the doctor •Place sealants/perform coronal polishing •Use intraoral camera •Screen for oral cancer •Offer fluoride treatment to all patients •Non-surgical periodontal therapy (scaling/root planing) •Take alginate impressions and fabricate whitening trays if necessary •Maintain accurate and timely notes in patient's chart •Clean and prepare operatory per OSHA guidelines prior to patient appointment •Create and send thank you notes to all new patients •Order and maintain all hygiene supplies and deliverable products for the office •Assist other team members, including front office responsibilities and general office duties Qualifications/Skills: •Dental hygiene degree (Associates or Bachelors) from an accredited dental hygiene school •Maintain annual OSHA, HIPAA, and Infection Control training as required by law •Ability to work 2 Saturdays in a month •Current CPR Certification •Outstanding positive attitude and demeanor •Professionalism in all aspects of job •Good grooming and professional image •Superior team work skills; strong ability to work well with others •Excellent verbal and written communication skills •Strong multi-tasking and organizational skills •Good computer/dental software skills •Good manual dexterity Employment Details: •This is a full-time position. Working days are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and every other Saturday (half-day). Two Saturdays/month and Wednesdays are usually off. •Compensation depends on experience and skill level. Compensation could range from $30-38/hour. As a provider, we strive to provide top-notch care?not only to our patients but also our employees, including PTO and bonus opportunities. How to apply: •If this sounds like you and you’re ready to grow with our growing company, email us your resume at [please sign-in to view contact information] and be sure to write "Superstar Hygienist" in the subject. Call us at xxx-xxx-xxxx to setup an interview. Please ask to speak to Dhanisha (Dental Hygienist) •Candidates MUST CALL to setup an interview!