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Sep 16, 2021
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The office of Dr. Joseph P. Gulbenkian DDS PC is seeking a Part time (32 hours per week, Monday through Thursday) Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) for its fast paced Midtown private dental office. The Registered Dental Hygienist is, among other things a representative of the office of Dr. Joseph P. Gulbenkian DDS PC. The RDH works closely with the Dentist of Dr. Joseph P. Gulbenkian to provide exceptional service to meet the oral health needs of patients. At the office of Dr. Joseph P. Gulbenkian DDS PC, the RDH performs many tasks requiring both interpersonal and technical skills. Responsibilities may include but are not limited to: -Greeting and welcoming patients to the Dental Office -Screening patients via the COVID-19 Screening Form. -Preparing patients for their dental treatment(s). -Setting up instrument trays and preparing materials. -Conducting patient screening procedures, such as assessment of oral health conditions, review of the health history, oral cancer screening, and examinations in preparation for dental treatments. -Conducting examinations of gums for signs of disease, sores and other dental health issues. -Taking and developing dental radiographs (x-rays). -Completing dental charting consistent with Dental Office procedures. -Recording dental decay and disease for diagnosis and treatment by the Dentist. -Removing calculus and plaque (hard and soft deposits) from all surfaces of patient teeth. Use probes to examine and locate periodontal recessed gums and other signs of gum disease. -Applying appropriate preventive materials to patient teeth (e.g. sealants and fluorides). -Being professional, courteous, and providing excellent patient care at all times. -Helping patients feel comfortable before, during and after dental treatment. -Providing post-treatment instructions as directed by the dentist. -Teaching patients appropriate oral hygiene strategies to maintain oral health (e.g., tooth brushing and flossing), counseling patients regarding good nutrition and its impact on oral health. -Helping with infection control by sterilizing and disinfecting instruments consistent with Dental Office procedures and universal precautions, sterilization and infection control procedures. -Sanitizing/cleaning the workstations -Working knowledge of Dentrix and Dexis. -Providing necessary administrative support, including maintenance of patient documentation, communication and other related duties. -Maintaining and working with the confidentiality of patient information. Requirements: - Registered Dental Hygienist with a currently active New York license. - CPR Certification - 5+ years of experience as a Registered Dental Hygienist - Working knowledge of Dentrix and Dexis systems Monday through Thursday, 8 hour dayshift Remote interview process. Personal protective equipment provided or required. Temperature screenings and Social distancing guidelines in place. Sanitizing and disinfecting procedures in place. Covid19 considerations strictly followed.
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