Dental Hygienist F/T or P/T
Practice Description: We are a long standing private practice with 3 generations of patients; patient's feel like family. They are greeted by our friendly dental team, our office dog greeter, and nature and wildlife photography throughout the office which makes for a serene and comforting environment. We use state of the art technology, including Cerec and the Primescan to make in-office crowns and implant crowns. The dentist acquired the practice this summer and we have maintained the original team and patients. We are looking to grow our fun and welcoming team!
We are excited to be hiring a Dental Hygienist to join our growing dental team. This is an amazing position with competitive pay, medical insurance, and a 401K retirement plan. We are looking for an enthusiastic, ambitious, self motivated, willing to learn, team-oriented professional who loves dentistry and is passionate about helping patients find financial solutions to care for their oral health and understand the importance of getting in to avoid larger issues. Our priority is to provide the best dental experience for each and every patient. If you are looking for an office that invests in you while providing clinical excellence in a fun office with an excellent team and patients with an added opportunity to work with a friendly dog greeter, this is your place! Please send your resume! We would love to hear from you.
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
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
COVID-19: We are doing EVERYTHING we can to insure our patients and team members are comfortable and safe, adhering to CDC guidelines.
Pay Range: $58-$65/hr DOE
401K: Yes, 401K matching
Medical/Dental Insurance: Medical, complimentary or discounted dental and orthodontic care for family and employee
Paid Time Off: 1 week after 1 year, 2 weeks after 2 years or more
Other Benefits: Paid holidays, complimentary dental care, no weekends, flexible hours
Number of Dentists:1
Number of Registered Dental Hygienists:1 full-time, 1 part-time
Number of Assistants:1
Number of Front Office Staff: 2
Number of Sterilization Techs:1
Work Schedule: F/T schedule is Tuesday-Wednesday: 8-5, Thursday 9-6, Friday 8-4. 1 hour for lunch, no weekends. Part-time schedule is Thursday 9-6 and Friday 8-4.
Years Experience Required: New graduates and experienced welcome!
Required Skills: Diagnosing periodontal disease, Eaglesoft preferred, digital x-rays
Other Requirements: Biolase or laser certified, restorative hygiene
About Dental Professionals
There are many ways to work with us!
Full-time Flexible: You can qualify to be our full-time employee and we’ll provide you with a competitive pay and benefits package! YOU DECIDE YOUR SCHEDULE. Work when YOU want and as much as you want. You can have the flexibility to work around YOUR life, rather than trying to fit in life around your work schedule.
Per Diem: Pick up an occasional shift whenever it fits your schedule, while you’re between jobs, or during an office closure.
Temp to Hire: Work per diem jobs while seeking a full-time position, in some cases as a working interview with a potential employer.
Direct Hire: We can help you find your next dream job with a new office!