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Jul 09, 2021
We are looking for a part-time (one to three days a week) Dental Hygienist to help treat patients, promote good oral health practices, and add to the positive environment of our office. We place a strong emphasis on the quality of our periodontal care. Each hygiene operatory is equipped with a cavitron and Purevac HVE evacuation system. Our hygienists have the time to spend with their patients: 60 minutes for adults and 45 minutes for children. Responsibilities: Ensure patients feel as comfortable as possible before their examination Sterilize dental instruments properly Conduct initial mouth screenings and check oral health history Identify conditions like gingivitis, caries or periodontitis Educate patients of all ages on proper teeth care (by demonstrating, for example, good brushing techniques) Take X-rays Assist dentists with selecting appropriate treatments for various diseases (including oral cancer) Maintain documentation and charts on each patient Monitor supplies Skills: Proven experience as Dental Hygienist In-depth knowledge of health and safety regulations in this profession (e.g. HIPAA, OSHA) Experience in preparing and maintaining dental equipment Outstanding communication skills A patient and friendly personality Attention to detail Job Type: Part-time Pay: $28.00 - $34.00 per hour Benefits: Employee discount Schedule: 8 hour shift Supplemental Pay: Bonus pay COVID-19 considerations: Plexiglass barriers at front desk, regular mask wearing required of staff and patients. Face shields, N95, level 2 and level 3 masks provided. Purevac HVE evacuation system utilized. HEPA filtration throughout facility.