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Dental Hygienist F/T or P/T

Location : Seattle (Madison Park), WA
Job Type : Direct
Reference Code : Direct 63766
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 1
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

Practice Description:  We are a progressive, cosmetic forward, general practice office. Our top priority is customer service and excellent care. We have top of the line equipment and beautiful aesthetics. Our location is very convenient and pleasant. There is garage parking and plenty of street parking. We have one dentist who is hugely personable and very productive, he excels in patient relations and provides nothing but the best. Our practice is fast paced; the day goes by in a flash and we have a fun energetic team.
Job Description









Records treatment information on the patient's chart, including treatment rendered, the type of treatment planned and the amount of chair time, doctor time and assistant time needed for next appointment.
Records evaluation of periodontal conditions, occlusal relations and extent of prophylaxis on dental chart to ensure a complete diagnosis and proper treatment plan by the dentist.
Provides customer service support to patients by escorting them to and from the treatment room.
Applies non aerosol and non caustic topical agents and pit and fissure sealants.
Removes excess cement from supragingival surfaces of teeth.
Assists doctor during clinical exam and record findings and recommendations.
Performs oral cancer exam on all patients.
Scales, polishes, and applies fluoride to patient’s teeth.
Prepares all treatment rooms including, but not limited to, set-up, decontamination, sterilizing and sharpening all instruments, cleaning hand pieces and room, restocking supplies.
Places and removes post extraction and periodontal dressings.
Inspects patient’s oral cavity and charts lesions, existing restorations and missing teeth.
Evaluates gingival health and health of all oral tissue.
Executes root planing and Myofunctional evaluations.
Educates patients on the importance of preventative care, the disease process and the role of bacteria; provides appropriate educational literature and instruction on home care.
Schedules patient’s next treatment appointment, or communicates with appropriate staff to ensure this is done before patient leaves the practice. Implements and monitors recall system; contacts patients who are overdue for a recall.
Helps fill the patient schedule when there are openings to keep production levels high each day.
Debrides periodontal surgery site.
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Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
Ability to explain instructions to others with less technical knowledge.
Ability to maintain composure and professionalism when exposed to stressful situations.
Ability to perform scaling and root planning, take radiographs, and administer local anesthetic and Nitrous Oxide.
Knowledge of OSHA regulations and changes.
Ability to engender trust from the doctors, co-workers, and patients.
Ability to work cooperatively with management, staff, and patients.
Ability to prioritize, organize, and complete tasks in a timely and independent manner.
Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions and accept constructive criticism.
Ability to collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, and maintain confidentiality.
Ability to communicate and express thoughts and ideas competently.
Ability to quickly grasp relevant concepts regarding duties and responsibilities.




Compensation/Benefits:


Pay Range: $50-$60/hr DOE


Bonus: No


401K: Yes, full-time


Medical/Dental Insurance:  Yes, full-time


Paid Time Off:  Yes, full-time


Other Benefits: Vacation and holiday pay


Relocation Support:


Staff Details:


Number of Dentists: 1


Number of Registered Dental Hygienists: 3.5


Number of Assistants: 3


Number of Front Office Staff: 3


Number of Sterilization Techs: 1


Required Qualifications :

Requirements:                                                                 


Work Schedule: Tuesdays & Wednesdays hours 11-7, Thursdays hours 8-5 and Fridays hours 8-2.  Can hire for part-time or full-time.


Years Experience Required: 1


Required Skills:Refer to job description


Other Requirements:  


 


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