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Job Id/Status: 239564 / ACTIVE
Job Posted/Updated:01/21/2019
Position:Dental Hygienist
Job Type:Perm
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Location: Decatur, GA 30030
Dental Hygienist – General Dental Hygienist An Exciting Job Opportunity as a Dental Hygienist If you’re searching for a rewarding career as a Dental Hygienist, look no further. A Heartland Dental supported office is looking for a motivated, goal-orientated individual to help provide the most efficient dental care for our community as possible as a Dental Hygienist. At Heartland Dental supported offices, optimal dentistry and patient care is of utmost importance, so join our team today!Benefits:We understand that you work hard, which is why each supported location provides an excellent compensation and benefits package. Additionally, Heartland Dental’s extensive training and continuing education opportunities are unparalleled and exceed industry norms. Each supported location invests heavily in your professional and personal growth and wants to see you succeed. If your career ambitions include leadership and further advancement, our network of supported locations offer many opportunities to help you meet your goals. Heartland Dental’s network of supported locations is expected to double in size within the next five to seven years and new opportunities will be created to support that growth.Additional benefits:Medical and prescription drug insuranceFree dental services for yourself and your dependents minus lab feesVision care supportLife insurancexxx(K) retirement plan6 paid holidays offTeam-focused, uplifting and educational work culturePotential for 2 weeks vacation availableAs a Dental Hygienist, you will clean teeth and examine patient oral areas, head and neck for signs of oral disease. You will also record and review patient medical histories.Additional responsibilities and requirements of the Dental Hygienist include:Cleaning calcareous deposits, accretions and stains from teeth and beneath gum margins with dental instrumentsCharting conditions of dental decay and disease for diagnosis and treatment by the dentistMaintaining and sterilizing dental equipmentApplying fluorides and other cavity preventing agents to prevent dental decayRequirements:Ability to prepare dental equipment and instrumentsExcellent working knowledge of overall dentistry and dental hygiene procedures, dental patient screening and medical history documentationAbility to travel at minimum one time per quarter for training; potentially out of stateDentrix computer experience a plusExperience using Vizilite, Velscope and/or Diagnodent a plusExperience using electronic medical records a plusLeadership skillsEducation:Valid Dental Hygienist license in the state for which you applyMinimum of an Associate’s degree in Dental Hygiene, Bachelor’s degree a plusCPR CertificationHeartland Dental provides all employees and applicants for employment the protections of federal, state, and local laws affording equal opportunity in employment.