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Pediatric Dental Hygienist Job in Appleton, WI 54913
(Job ID: 377166)

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Location

Appleton, WI 54913

Details

DATE POSTED/UPDATED

Jun 09, 2022

JOB TYPE

Permanent

DAYS OF WEEK

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri

JOB ID / STATUS

#377166 ACTIVE

Description

First Impressions is growing, just like our patients! We are adding in an additional Dental Hygienist to keep up with our growing volume. Do you love to work in a growing dental practice with state of the art equipment and providers who are on the forefront of early childhood cavity detection? Do you find it rewarding to work with infants, children, adolescents, and patients with special needs? If you are passionate about educating patients and their caregivers on oral hygiene to create a lifetime of healthy smiles then this is the career for you! Our team of pediatric dental and orthodontic specialists are seeking the very best candidate to join us as a Dental Hygienist. Someone who not only believes in the magic of these memorable interactions, but is equally as dedicated to providing an excellent experience for each of our patients every time they visit our office. Our team truly loves what we do, and we hope to find someone equally dedicated to creating lasting First Impressions for each of our patients. If this sounds like a job youre interested in, we would love to hear from you! First Impressions is seeking a Registered Dental Hygienist. Essential Functions: Greet patients, prepare them for services and make them comfortable during care Complete a prophylaxis including the removal of calculus, plaque, and stains from the teeth and beneath the gums Visually examine gums for sores and signs of disease Apply fluoride and other cavity preventing agents to arrest dental decay Apply sealants Accurately chart conditions of decay and disease as requested by the dentist in the electronic patient record Obtain quality digital x-rays Provide clinical services and oral health education to patients, their caregivers and families to improve and maintain oral health Completely and accurately conduct a caries risk assessment and follow up with Best Care Program through motivational interviewing Accurately post transactions in the computer system Administer local anesthetic agents Perform weekly and monthly maintenance of autoclaves and other equipment Follow the infection control protocol as outlined by OSHA Review patient chart and medical history forms Assist with stocking supplies, general cleaning, and sharpening instruments Scheduling recall and sealant appointments Conducting hygiene education and/or screenings for daycare, schools, and office tours Other duties as assigned Minimum Requirements: Valid State of Wisconsin Dental Hygiene License CPR certification One year of dental hygiene experience preferred One year of experience working with or caring for children preferred Strong customer service skills and commitment to patient/parent satisfaction Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to communicate with and educate parents Must be able to communicate with coworkers and work as a team in order to maintain a steady flow and accommodate patients scheduled within the hygiene department as well as other aspects of the office Good time management skills Exceptional behavior management skills or willingness to learn Good hand/eye coordination, manual dexterity and precision Basic computer and data entry skills. Requires local travel to other First Impressions offices Ability to maintain patient confidentiality

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