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Dental Hygienist

Company: iHire
Location: Montgomeryville
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Dental Hygienist Job DescriptionA growing pediatric dental practice located in an advanced and exciting new office location, looking for friendly, outgoing individuals to join our team and work in the clinical area. Must work well with children and be tactful in approach to work with parents or guardians. Must be comfortable with using computer-based practice management applications, preferably Dox-Pedo and digital technology. Comfortable in prioritizing and multi-tasking when busy, able to learn quickly and have appropriate communication skills to communication with Doctors, co-workers and patients. Only individuals willing to be team player, flexible, energetic, adaptable to process improvement and automation should apply.Dental Hygienist Responsibilities

  • Using dental instruments to clean accretions, calcareous deposits, and stains from teeth and beneath margins of gums.
  • Noting and reviewing patient medical history.
  • Using probes to examine and locate periodontal recessed gums and other signs of gum disease.
  • Charting dental decay and disease for diagnosis and treatment by dentists.
  • Maintaining dental equipment and x-ray machine.
  • Feeling and visually examining gums for signs of disease, sores, and other dental health issues.
  • Exposing and developing x-ray film.
  • Sharpening and sterilizing dental instruments.
  • Promoting preventative dental care to improve patient oral health care.
  • Applying fluorides and other dental decay prevention agents.
  • Working with dentists and dental assistants.
  • Maintaining a dental hygiene program for patients.Dental Hygienist Requirements
    • Associate's degree from an accredited Hygiene program.
    • State hygiene license.
    • Current CPR certificate.
    • Able to use an x-ray machine.
    • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
    • Comfortable using computers for a variety of tasks.
    • Knowledgeable about oral hygiene and dental health.
    • Learn, understand and practice HIPPA, CDC and PA Health Department recommendations for safe patient care.Current flexible full and part-time hours with future expansion as the practice grows.Monday: 2pm - 6pmTuesday: 9am - 6pmWednesday: 9am - 6pmFridays: 9am - 2pmSaturdays: 9am - 2pmEmployment Type: Full TimeSalary: $33 - $40 HourlyBonus/Commission: No

Keywords: iHire, Philadelphia , Dental Hygienist, Healthcare , Montgomeryville, Pennsylvania

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