PT/FT - Hygienist - Saint Joseph, MI

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Posted: 4/22/2022

Type of Opportunity*: Hygienist
City, State*: SAINT JOSEPH
Country: United States
Hours*: Full-Time, Part-Time
Compensation: $35.0
Description of Opportunity*: Starting rate $35/hour plus Sign on Bonus

Responsibilities

Ensure patients feel as comfortable as possible before their examination
Sterilize dental instruments properly
Conduct initial mouth screenings and check oral health history
Identify conditions like gingivitis, caries or periodontitis
Clean and help protect patients’ teeth (e.g. remove plaque or apply fluoride)
Educate patients of all ages on proper teeth care (by demonstrating, for example, good brushing techniques)
Give instructions to patients after operations or other dental procedures
Take X-rays or dental impressions
Assist dentists with selecting appropriate treatments for various diseases (including oral cancer)
Maintain documentation and charts on each patient
Monitor supplies
Skills

Proven experience as Dental Hygienist or similar role
In-depth knowledge of health and safety regulations in this profession (e.g. HIPAA)
Experience in preparing and maintaining dental equipment
Outstanding communication skills
A patient and friendly personality
Attention to detail
Stamina to meet the physical demands of the job
Diploma in Dental Hygiene; Master’s is a plus
Valid license to practice


How to Apply: Please provide instructions for interested inquiries/candidates.
Name*: Michelle Guild
Email: sboekeloo2@aol.com
Phone: 269-429-6101

 

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