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Dental Hygienist Job in Chicago, IL 60643
(Job ID: 426497)

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Location

Chicago, IL 60643

Details

DATE POSTED/UPDATED

Mar 19, 2024

JOB TYPE

Permanent

DAYS OF WEEK

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, Sat

JOB ID / STATUS

#426497 ACTIVE

EMPLOYER

Comfort Family Dental

Description

Job description Dental Hygienist (Certification Required) We are a successful dental practice on the south side of Chicago. We love what we do and enjoy working with each other to help our patients address their dental needs. We are looking for a team member, someone to efficiently and effectively manage our patientand#39;s periodontal/oral health to ensure patient health, satisfaction and practice profitability. Some of your essential functions/responsibilities are: Under indirect supervision, the Dental Hygienist will remove hard and soft deposits from teeth and examine oral areas, head, and neck for signs of oral disease. He or she will educate patients on oral hygiene, provide preventative dental care, make and process radiographs, or apply fluoride or sealants. By discovering and documenting areas of failure, both periodontally and restoratively, he or she facilitates the dentistand#39;s diagnosis and treatment recommendations. To be successful, you must have the following skills: *Good interpersonal skills to maintain positive rapport with patients, dentists, other staff members and community *Effective verbal skills to communicate clearly and professionally with patients and staff *Professional personal presentation *Judgment and Decision Making -- Able to evaluate the relative costs and benefits of potential actions and decisions within purview and to choose the most appropriate one. *Time Management -- Must excel at directing oneand#39;s own time and the time of others. *Always maintain the highest level of confidentiality to HIPAA standards. Education: *Associateand#39;s Degree from ADA accredited dental hygienist school; Current State Licensure; CPR Certification *Legible handwriting *Satisfactory mathematics skills as appropriate for this position *Computer literacy required *Certified in anesthesia and/or Sedation In closing, please respond with a cover letter that tells us who you are as a person and why our office would be a good fit for you. Thanks much, Related keywords: dental hygienist, hygienist, dental, dental hygiene, registered dental hygienist Job Types: Full-time, Part-time Salary: $44.56 - $65.00 per hour Benefits: Dental insurance Flexible schedule Paid time off Schedule: 8 hour shift Monday to Friday Weekends as needed License/Certification: Registered Dental Hygienist (Required) Work Location: In person

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