FT - Hygienist - Grand Haven, MI

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Posted: 5/13/2022

Type of Opportunity*: Hygienist
City, State*: Grand Haven MI
Country: USA
Hours*: Full-Time
Compensation: $38.0
Description of Opportunity*: Dental Hygienist Wanted - Retention Bonus $1000

Our private practice at Grand Haven Dental Care is seeking a qualified and motivated Dental Hygienist who is ready to help change the lives of patients, be a part of a team and grow personally and professionally within our family! GHDC is a leader in providing premier preventative dental and specialty care.

We are looking for a team oriented individual who is outgoing with impressive communication skills, organized, professional, service minded and willing to go above and beyond the basic responsibilities of the job. As a Dental Hygienist, you will be our dental health educators for our patients. You will be utilizing your knowledge and skills to co-diagnose and treat diseases and/or abnormalities. You will work with both the dentist and patient to resolve any active diseases including caries or periodontal disease and much more.

Grand Haven Dental Care has a passionate focus on all aspects of the patient journey and delivering a positive experience. We also are motivated to deliver a positive experience and growth opportunity for our Dental Hygienists since YOU are the reason for our patients’ experiences.

When you join our team, you benefit in many ways:

Exciting Team Environment
Competitive Pay
Bonus Potential
Healthcare Benefits
Paid Holidays and Vacation Time
Opportunity for Career Advancement
Recognition and Growth with a Rapidly Growing Company
Convenient New Hire Orientation for all team members
Uniform allowance
Paid continuing education opportunities

If you are ready to begin a new phase in your career, then now is the time to join our rapidly growing team; we are excited to hear from you!

Responsibilities

Performs oral healthcare and risk assessments which include but not limited to:

Evaluates a patient’s current health status including all medications
Performs an extraoral and intraoral examination and oral cancer screening
Completes a comprehensive dental and periodontal charting including a detailed description and evaluation of the gingiva and periodontium
Develops a dental hygiene diagnosis based on the oral health findings
Exposes, processes, and interprets dental radiographs (x-rays)
Removes biofilm plaque and calculus (soft and hard deposits) from teeth both coronal and apical to (above and below) the gingival margin (gumline) using dental instruments
Uses a laser to decontaminate and treat periodontal infection
Applies caries-preventive agents such as fluorides and sealants to the teeth
Discusses the progress being made toward isolating evidence that notes the potential association between systemic and oral health and disease
Provides patient education on biofilm plaque control and home care protocol by incorporating techniques and products that will become part of an individualized self- care oral hygiene program
Educates patients on the importance of good nutrition for maintaining optimal oral health
Ensures that the patient knows why they need continuing care and that they have a follow up appointment that is set by the office

Qualifications

Completion of accredited Dental Hygiene program

National and/or Active State RDH license, and needs to maintain a current license to practice including certifications as appropriate

Passion for patient education

Basic Life Support Certification

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: Commensurate with ability and skills

How to Apply: Please provide instructions for interested inquiries/candidates.
Name*: Cheryl Vaughan
Email: newhire2020@yahoo.com
Phone: 616-847-0900

 

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