Dental Hygienist Job Posting

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  Wednesday, 27 February 2019

Dental Hygienist in FultondaleFultondale, Alabama 35068

  Wednesday, 27 February 2019
  • Job Type: PERM
  • Specialty: General
  • Days of Week: None
  • Job Type: PERM
  • Specialty: General
  • Days of Week: None

Description

Company Description Alabama Family Dentistry is a multi-practice dental group serving the Birmingham and surrounded areas in General Dentistry; focused on providing high quality dental care to patients of all ages. Our group of partner dentists and team focus primarily on offering preventative, restorative, and cosmetic dentistry with personalized dental solutions. Job Overview This clinician role will assist in the optimization of managing the day to day activities of all hygiene patient flow. This position will work under the direction of the office manager while providing patient care to patients and assisting the doctor as directed. Position Status: Full Time, Non-Exempt. Monday-Friday with occasional Saturday Competitive compensation, excellent benefits including 401(k), medical insurance, vacation pay and competitive BONUS package!!! Desired Qualifications § Must have excellent organizational, communication, and problem-solving skills. Leadership mentality required. § Candidate must have 3+ years of dental hygiene experience § Must have exceptional human relation skills and an outgoing and friendly personality. § Must be detailed oriented, accurate, reliable, and well-versed § Current state RDH License | Current CPR License Primary Responsibilities · Prepares treatment room for patient by adhering to prescribed procedures and protocols. · Provides information to patients and employees by answering questions and requests. · Maintains instrumentation for dental hygiene treatment by sharpening, sterilizing, and selecting instruments. · Selects materials and equipment for dental hygiene visit by evaluating patients oral health. · Completes dental prophylaxis by cleaning deposits and stains from teeth and from beneath gum margins. · Detects disease by completing oral cancer screening; feeling and visually examining gums; using probes to locate periodontal disease and to assess levels of recession; exposing and developing radiographic studies. · Arrests dental decay by applying fluorides and other cavity- preventing agents. · Maintains patient appearance and ability to masticate by fabricating temporary restorations; cleaning and polishing removable appliances; placing, carving, and finishing amalgam restorations; removing cement from crowns and bridges. · Helps dentist manage dental and medical emergencies by maintaining cpr certification, emergency drugs and oxygen supply, and directory of emergency numbers. · Educates patients by giving oral hygiene and plaque control instructions and postoperative instructions; providing reminders of time of next dental hygiene visit. · Documents dental hygiene services by recording vital signs and medical and dental histories; charting in patient records. · Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential. · Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations. · Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols. · Ensures operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturers instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques. · Maintains dental supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies. · Conserves dental resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results. · Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies. · Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed. Dont wait, email your resume today to