Posted 4 months ago

We are looking for someone who takes pride in their work and is compassionate and caring with the patients. Must have 5-star customer service skills and be an exceptional communicator and be able to effectively educate patients.

Summary: Completes treatment of patient’s oral and periodontal care including patient education by performing the following duties.

Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Provides oral or written pre-operative and post-operative treatment instructions.
  2. Reviews patient charts prior to appointments, updates health histories and documents blood pressure and other information that may affect treatments.
  3. Provides periodontal treatments to include scaling, root planning, curettage, periodontal charting and polishing.
  4. Provides treatment for adult and children prophy’s which may include but not limited to – exams, radiographs, prophy’s, fluoride, and sealant.
  5. Administer local anesthesia with directions from the doctor.
  6. Promotes exceptional dental care by providing periodontal health education through demonstration and appropriate literature regarding patients’ oral health needs and scheduling them for this treatment.
  7. Documents services rendered and other related information in patients’ charts following each appointment.
  8. Charts necessary future dental treatments as dictated by the Doctor during examinations.
  9. Responsible for proper upkeep of operatory equipment at all times including but not limited to:
    – general cleaning
    – sharpening and sterilizing hand instruments
    – disinfecting operatories between appointments
    – cleaning and maintaining equipment related to daily functions (i.e. sterilizer, autoclave).
  10. Cleans treatment areas at the end of each day to include flushing the evacuation system, emptying trash and preparing treatment rooms for the following business day. Remains aware of supply/stock levels available in the office, and communicates effectively with co-workers to place orders.
  11. Provides support to office personnel when primary responsibilities are completed including but not limited to:
    – setting and confirming appointments and/or filling schedule
    – electronically filing patient charts
    – checking in with Doctor/Business Manager
    – maintaining a clean work environment.
  12. Follows all company policies and procedures paying special attention to patient care and safety.
  13. Communicates effectively with a diverse group of clients.
  14. Maintains proper knowledge of HIPAA compliances and clinical skills.
  15. Provides quality customer service.
  16. Acts as a team player.
  17. Completes continuing education units as required for licensure.

Education/Experience:
Associate’s degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school.

Pay Commensurate with experience.

Monday through Friday available. Open to full-time, part-time, temporary, or fill-ins.

 

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Hygienist

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