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Dental Hygienist Job in Nashville, TN 37220
(Job ID: 374422)

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Location

Nashville, TN 37220

Details

DATE POSTED/UPDATED

May 13, 2022

JOB TYPE

Permanent

DAYS OF WEEK

Tue, Thur

JOB ID / STATUS

#374422 ACTIVE

Description

-DENTAL HYGIENIST JOB SUMMARY We have an opening starting in July for an experienced Dental Hygienist. From the start you will only be working Thursdays from 7:00a-4:00p. Starting January 2023 you will be working Tuesdays and Thursdays only. Depending on how well you fill your schedule there could be potential for expanding your schedule to Mondays working 7:00a-12:00p. You will perform examinations and extensive cleanings, take x-rays when necessary, and administer fluoride treatments. At the end of each cleaning, you will provide our patients with instructions on effective brushing and flossing techniques. You must have a current state license and at least two years of professional experience. We pride ourselves in providing excellent care to all of our patients and expect our hygienists to be attentive and detailed in their cleanings. -DENTAL HYGIENIST DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES -Gather patient information and health background -Take x-rays when necessary -Prepare the work area for procedures -Clean and polish patients’ teeth and gums -Educate patients on good oral hygiene habits -Update patient records -Sterilizing dental instruments and equipment -Restock treatment areas -DENTAL HYGIENIST REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS -Associate degree or bachelors degree in dental hygiene from an accredited program -Current state license and x-ray certification -Excellent understanding of dental hygiene procedures -Knowledge of aseptic and sterilization techniques -Excellent communication skills -Proficient with Microsoft Office -JOB BENEFITS -After 1 year you will get 1 week paid vacation, after 2 years you will get 2 weeks paid vacation. -Retirement offered -Pay will be discussed in interview with Dr. Jackson

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