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Dental Hygienist Job in St Paul, MN 55101
(Job ID: 336304)

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Location

St Paul, MN 55101

Details

DATE POSTED/UPDATED

Jun 10, 2021

JOB TYPE

Permanent

DAYS OF WEEK

Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri

JOB ID / STATUS

#336304 ACTIVE

Description

Dental Hygienist Job Summary We have an immediate opening for a Dental Hygienist in Downtown St. Paul. The qualified candidate would be replacing a long-term employee of 30 years. Working hours would be Tuesday – Thursday and half days on Friday. You will perform examinations and extensive cleanings, take x-rays when necessary, and administer fluoride treatments. At the end of each cleaning, you will provide our patients with instructions on effective brushing and flossing techniques. You must have a current Minnesota dental hygiene license and a willingness to become a long-term employee. We pride ourselves in providing excellent care to all our patients and expect our hygienists to be attentive and detailed in their cleanings. Dental Hygienist Duties and Responsibilities: • Gather patient information and health background • Take x-rays when necessary • Prepare the work area for procedures • Clean and polish patients’ teeth and gums • Educate patients on good oral hygiene habits • Update patient records • Sterilizing dental instruments and equipment • Restock treatment areas Dental Hygienist Requirements and Qualifications: • Associate degree or bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene from an accredited program • Current Minnesota license and x-ray certification • Excellent understanding of dental hygiene procedures • Knowledge of aseptic and sterilization techniques • Excellent communication skills • Proficient with Eaglesoft would be great, but not required