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Oct 12, 2021
If youre searching for a rewarding career as a Dental Hygienist, look no further. We are currently seeking an experienced PART TIME Registered Dental Hygienist to join the team at our growing practice in Goodlettsville. Ideal candidates should be enthusiastic, motivated, detail oriented, committed to providing exceptional patient care, and a team player. Qualified candidates should also be detailed-oriented and possess the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. If you are a caring individual with a strong desire to go above and beyond to provide optimal patient care, consider joining our team today! Imagine working for a dental practice that is committed to delivering “best in class” patient care AND creating a positive, supportive workplace environment for their employees. Each supported location invests heavily in our employees professional and personal growth and wants to see them succeed. If your career ambitions include leadership and further advancement, our network of supported locations offer many opportunities to help you meet your goals. Dental Hygienist Job Responsibilities: • Responsible for providing oral care to patients through examination, teeth cleanings, and other preventative dental services, providing oral cancer screening and radiographic studies, charting conditions of decay and disease, and performing procedures in compliance with ADA standards • Prepare treatment room for patient by adhering to prescribed procedures and protocols. • Provides information to patients and employees by answering questions and requests. • Maintains instrumentation for dental hygiene treatment by sharpening, sterilizing, and selecting instruments. • Educates patients by giving oral hygiene and plaque control instructions and postoperative instructions and providing reminders of time of next dental hygiene visit. • Documents dental hygiene services by recording vital signs and medical and dental histories and charting in patient records. • Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential. • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations. • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols. • Ensures operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements, following manufacturer’s instructions, troubleshooting malfunctions, and calling for repairs, maintaining equipment inventories, and evaluating new equipment and techniques. • Maintains dental hygiene supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level, anticipating needed supplies, placing and expediting orders for supplies, and verifying receipt of supplies. Requirements/Experience: Current License with the State of Tennessee Current CPR Certification Two (2) years’ experience preferred but not required.