Dental Hygienist Job Posting

DH
  Saturday, 9 March 2019

Dental Hygienist in ChicagoChicago, Illinois 60607

  Saturday, 9 March 2019
  • Job Type: PERM
  • Specialty: General
  • Days of Week: Mon, Sat, Thur, Tue, Wed, Fri
  • Job Type: PERM
  • Specialty: General
  • Days of Week: Mon, Sat, Thur, Tue, Wed, Fri

Description

We are looking for a professional, team-oriented hygienist two days per week to join our growing team. We have flexibility on those two days. The ideal candidate must be clinically proficient, well-organized, and will schedule their own patients. We are seeking a hygienist who can also screen patients and brief the doctor on possible oral health conditions. There is opportunity for growth with the practice. We offer competitive compensation. Services provided by the dental hygienist will include but are not limited to: •Patient screening procedures; such as assessment of oral health conditions, review of the health history, oral cancer screening, head and neck inspection, dental charting and taking blood pressure and pulse •Taking dental radiographs (x-rays), including cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) 3-D scans. •Removing calculus and plaque (hard and soft deposits) from all surfaces of the teeth •Applying preventive materials to the teeth (e.g., sealants and fluorides) •Teaching patients appropriate oral hygiene strategies to maintain oral health; (e.g., tooth brushing, flossing and nutritional counseling) •Counseling patients about good nutrition and its impact on oral health •Making impressions of patients teeth for study casts •Performing documentation and office management activities If you are interested in the position and joining a positive, growing team, please apply.