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Dental Hygienist Job in Chattanooga, TN 37411
(Job ID: 331056)

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Location

Chattanooga, TN 37411

Details

DATE POSTED/UPDATED

May 03, 2021

JOB TYPE

Permanent

DAYS OF WEEK

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur

JOB ID / STATUS

#331056 ACTIVE

Description

Hiring Full-Time Permanent Hygienist ASAP Address: 4600 Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, TN 37411 Schedule: Monday - Thursday 7:30-5:00 Compensation: Hourly rate commensurate with experience, plus Full Benefits * Please only apply if you have researched the commute and hours and they are reasonable for you Candidate Profile StoneCreek Dental Cares Chattanooga practice seeks an exceptional Registered Dental Hygienist. Successful candidates are compassionate, empathetic and respectful when interacting with patients regarding dental concerns, and work tirelessly to create an uplifting, comfortable treatment environment. StoneCreek Dental Care nurtures a practice culture conducive to exceptional care, and we believe our hygienists are the driving force in developing meaningful relationships with our patients. For example, our Hygienists get 1 hour and 15 minutes with each patient prior to the patients dentist exam. About Us StoneCreek Dental Care is extremely proud of the strength of our company and team through the unprecedented challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. At StoneCreek Dental Care, we value each and every staff member and their dedication to helping us provide the highest level of dental care to our patients. We were fortunate to maintain employment and pay for each and every employee during the state mandated shutdown of our practices. Responsibilities (including but not limited to): Prepare a treatment room for the patient Prepare the patient for dental hygiene treatment Provide information to patients and employees by answering questions and requests Maintain instrumentation for dental hygiene treatments Select materials and equipment for a dental hygiene visit by evaluating the patient’s oral health Complete dental prophylaxis Complete scaling and root planing Assist in detecting disease by completing oral exams through visual inspection, radiograph interpretation and using a probe to locate periodontal infections Assist in screening for oral cancer Expose and develop radiographs Arrest dental decay by applying fluorides and other cavity-preventing agents Assist the dentist with dental and medical emergencies by maintaining CPR certification and seeking continuing education and training Educate patients by providing oral hygiene and plaque control instructions Document dental hygiene services and maintain patient health records Protect patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols Ensure proper operation of dental equipment Maintain dental supply inventories Qualifications: Graduate of an accredited dental hygiene program with a current Alabama license to practice Experience preferred but will consider exceptional new hygienists Eaglesoft or Dentrix experience preferred Exceptional customer service skills Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload Excellent phone and customer-facing skills Positive and driven attitude Ability to work well as part of a team Experience working in a highly-active dental practice Ability to maintain a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations Focused on providing comprehensive, quality treatment Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality Excellent communication skills Detail-oriented Fulfill job duties completely and professionally Organizational skills Energetic, positive attitude Maintains focus and professionalism with patients and team members at all times * Full-Time Benefits (waiting periods apply): 10 days accrued PTO 7 Paid Holidays Free Scrubs Free Employer Paid Life and ADD Free Dental Care Individual RDH Bonus Office Bonus Medical Vision Short Term Disability Voluntary Accident Insurance Voluntary Critical Illness Volutary Life and ADD for you your spouse and Children