Dental HygienistDental Care of GermantownGermantown, TN 38138
Dental Care of Germantown has been provided complete care dentistry including implant, cosmetic, and preventive dentistry for years. Our office is a fun-loving team driven environment that creates a festive, positive, and warm atmosphere for not only our patients but also for our staff. We consider staff to be family, and we throw periodic activities to reward and inspire all of our members. We are looking for a positive individual who wants to join a team of like-minded individuals. If you enjoy working in a family oriented fun environment, apply now! We’d like to meet you. Ultimately, you will help create a pleasant and memorable experience for our patients.
Dental Hygienist Job Responsibilities:
-Promotes dental health by completing dental prophylaxis, providing oral cancer screening and radiographic studies, charting conditions of decay and disease, and performing procedures with what is best for the patient in mind.
-Prepares treatment room for patient by adhering to prescribed procedures and protocols.
-Prepares patient for dental hygiene treatment by welcoming, soothing, seating, and draping patient.
-Provides information to patients and team members by answering questions and requests.
-Completes dental prophylaxis by cleaning deposits and stains from teeth and from beneath gum margins.
-Detects disease by completing oral cancer screening; feeling and visually examining gums, using probes to locate periodontal disease and to assess levels of recession and exposing and developing radiographic studies.
-Arrests dental decay by applying fluorides and other cavity- preventing agents.
-Maintains patient appearance and ability to masticate by cleaning and polishing removable appliances.
-Educates patients by giving oral hygiene and plaque control instructions as well as necessary treatment patient may need. -
-Scheduling patientsand#39; next dental hygiene visit before patient finishes appointment. Documents dental hygiene services by recording medical and dental histories and charting in patient records.
-Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
-Protects patients and team members by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
-Maintains dental supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level, anticipating needed supplies.
-Conserves dental resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
Dental Hygienist Qualifications / Skills:
•Use of dental technology
•Health promotion and maintenance
•Creating a safe, effective environment •Listening
•Administering Local anesthsia
•Willingness to learn
Mon. 9:00am - 6:00pm
Tues. 9:00am - 5:00pm
Wed. 9:00am - 5:00pm
Thurs. 7:00am - 4:00pm
Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements:
•Bachelor’s degree preferred
•State-registered Dental Hygienist
•1and#43; years in a dental office
•Experience with EMR (electronic medical records), medical terminology a plus
Job Type: Part-time
Salary: $34.00 - $40.00 per year
Paid time off
Professional development assistance
Supplemental pay types: Bonus pay
Registered Dental Hygienist (Required)
CPR Certification (Required)