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Sep 29, 2021
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri
Dr. Mulkey and his team at Lost Mountain Dental believe excellent dentistry starts with a strong relationship between the staff and patients. Dr. Mulkey has been serving the area for over 20 years and we pride ourselves on the family like atmosphere that we have created for both the patients and employees. We are looking to add an passionate Dental Hygienist to our existing team! The ideal candidate is someone who is detail oriented with excellent communication skills, looking for a long term dental home. Full Time Schedule: Monday - Thursday 7:30am-5pm and Friday 7:30am-1pm Job Duties May Include: Conduct patient screening procedures; including assessment of oral health conditions, review of patient health history, oral cancer screening, head and neck inspection, dental charting and taking blood pressure and pulse Take digital radiographs. Follow practice protocols: quality assurance, biohazards, infection control, referral, emergency medicine, implants, perio program and emergency treatment. Demonstrate proficient skills in dental prophylaxis and proper use of cavitron/prophy jet. Apply preventive materials to the teeth (e.g., sealants and fluorides)Make impressions of patients teeth for study casts (models of teeth used by dentists to evaluate patient treatment needs) Promote an atmosphere supportive of good dental and general health by demonstrating proper oral hygiene, educating patients on techniques of flossing and brushing in accordance with protocol, effectively communicating oral hygiene instructions, nutritional counseling, and dispensing proper oral hygiene aids Maintain a sterile and neat working environment according to current infection control procedures. Familiarize the patient with the aspects of their dental visit and provide support and compassion to that patient. Chart entire dentition and hard and soft tissue evaluation, including existing restorations, decay, perio charting and treatment documentation Provide positive, professional leadership role; demonstrate positive patient/staff rapport. Stock all needed supplies and maintain equipment. Successfully maintain recall system. Demonstrate basic knowledge of applicable computer functions.