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Dental Hygienist Job in New Lenox, IL 60451
(Job ID: 346580)

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Location

New Lenox, IL 60451

Details

DATE POSTED/UPDATED

Aug 25, 2021

JOB TYPE

Permanent

DAYS OF WEEK

Wed, Thur, Sat

JOB ID / STATUS

#346580 ACTIVE

Description

Seeking a Registered Dental Hygienist to join a dental office where patients are given the time needed for outstanding care. Our emphasis is prevention in a family friendly environment. You should be reliable, a team player and able to build trust with patients of all ages. Hours include your choice of Wednesday afternoons and/or evenings. Also available are Thursdays 9am - 5pm and some Saturdays. Resume accepted if license is pending. Responsibilities Ensure patients feel as comfortable as possible Conduct initial mouth screenings and check oral health history Identify conditions like gingivitis, caries or periodontitis Clean and help protect patients’ teeth (e.g. remove plaque or apply fluoride) Take digital X-rays, impressions and place sealants Educate patients of all ages on proper oral care Give instructions to patients after dental procedures Maintain documentation, charting, and treatment planning in dental software Monitor supplies Sterilize dental instruments properly Skills In-depth knowledge of health and safety regulations (e.g. HIPAA) Experience in preparing and maintaining dental equipment Outstanding communication skills A patient and friendly personality Attention to detail Diploma in Dental Hygiene with a valid license to practice