Dental Hygenist Job Posting

DH
  Tuesday, 5 February 2019

Dental Hygenist in WayneWayne, New Jersey 07470

  Tuesday, 5 February 2019
  • Job Type: PERM
  • Specialty: Periodontic
  • Days of Week: Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri
  • Job Type: PERM
  • Specialty: Periodontic
  • Days of Week: Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri

Description

Job Summary: Are you passionate about dental health and love working with patients to improve their oral habits and keep their mouths clean? Do you enjoy educating patients about the best ways to care for their teeth even as you build a relationship of trust and friendship with them? If so, a job as our dental hygienist may be perfect for you. Not only will you keep mouths clean, you’ll also prevent disease and problems in the future. If you are detail-oriented, friendly and love working with people, this might be the job for you. Job Responsibilities: Prepare treatment room by adhering to protocols and procedures • Prepare patient by welcoming, seating, soothing and draping them upon entering the office, providing a welcoming air to what can be a distressing experience for some.• Answer questions to give additional information to other employees and patients about oral health care.• Maintain and clean all instruments after every patient, keeping them sharp and sterile to limit patient discomfort.• Clean stains and deposits from teeth and under gum margins according to rules of dental prophylaxis. • Apply topical fluoride.• Demonstrate and educate patients on proper Oral Hygiene Techniques.• Take high quality digital radiographs and CT scans.• Take extra and intraoral photographs. • Administer local anesthetic and do Root Planing and Perioscopy.• Watch for disease by visually examining gums, probing for periodontal disease and screening for oral cancer.• Document services by recording and updating dental and medical histories,accurate periodontal charting. • Maintain dental supplies inventory in your room and office by checking stock and reporting items that need to be procured.• Maintain patient confidentiality. Job Qualifications: Required:• Associate degree in dental hygiene.• State licensure for dental hygienist.• 1-2 years’ experience working in a dental office.• Stamina, interpersonal skills and attention to detail Preferred:• Certification in administering local anesthetic.• Previous experience in a Periodontal office helpful but not required. • CPR certified. Salary and Benefits: Competitive hourly rate.• Paid vacation.• Personal days.• Medical insurance.• Bonus for RP and FMX.• Uniform allowance.• Continuing education. About our Office: We are a busy, modern, long established progressive periodontal and implant practice. Our mission is to provide patients with the highest level of implant and periodontal care in a relaxed, comfortable and personalized environment. Our staff members are a reflection of this philosophy. We are looking for a positive individual who wants to join a team of like-minded individuals. Final candidates may be required to submit to a background check and drug testing.