Dental HygienistDowagiac Family DentistryDowagiac, MI 49047
Dowagiac Family Dentistry has an opening for a Registered Dental Hygienist in Dowagiac, MI. We provide a working environment and training to make the transition to your new professional home a success. We offer a compensation package that includes a hygiene production bonus, dental insurance/care, a range of medical insurances to choose from, PTO, and 401k with match.
** Up to $5,000 Sign On Bonus **
Provide superior patient care and service; exhibit outstanding customer service and hospitality as well as chair side manner.
Take radiographs of patients using standard dental radiographic equipment
Stay on schedule as much as possible to create no patient wait time; help manage patient flow; maintain time flexibility for patient; be present, engaged, ready to work at all assigned shift times.
Educate patient on oral hygiene, health, disease as well as procedures and services; establish/communicate continued care.
Applying preventive materials to the teeth such as fluorides and sealants
Verify patient health history and document appropriately in patients chart.
Maintain patient confidentiality through HIPAA compliance
Perform the following duties as applicable by practice and/or state laws:
Screen for Oral Cancer
Take and record patients’ blood pressure accurately
Take alginate impressions and fabricate whitening trays
Maintain accurate and legible notes in patients chart
Assist with other office duties as requested or needed
Valid Dental Hygiene License; Minimum of an Associate’s degree in Dental Hygiene
Certification for other duties as required by state practice act
Maintain annual OSHA, HIPAA and Infection Control training as required by law
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Versed in Open Dental, will train
Strong multi-tasking and organizational skills
Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment
Knowledge of all company policies and rules