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Dental Hygienist Full-Time

Location : Seattle (West Seattle), WA
Job Type : Direct
Reference Code : Direct 64949
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

Practice Description: We are a fantastic dental office that seeks to provide the highest level of dentistry to each and every one of our patients. We know that we are an office that is exceptional due to the team that stands behind us. We work hard, play hard, and make patients smile each and every day.

We offer competitive pay, great hours, the ability to grow with our office, and an incredible team that you would be joining. Our doctors are amazing. We love our office and our patients and you would get to just jump right in and be part of it.
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Job DescriptionNEW GRADS ARE WELCOME!
We are looking for a Dental Hygienist to help treat patients and promote good oral health practices. What do Dental Hygienists do? Dental Hygienist duties revolve around conducting initial patient screenings, cleaning teeth (e.g. removing plaque) and advising patients on oral health and preventative care. You’ll help dentists decide treatments for teeth or gum diseases and handle dental emergencies. As a Dental Hygienist, you should be reliable and able to build trust with patients of all ages. You should have deep knowledge of relevant health and safety rules and a good eye for oral diseases and anomalies. If you have a steady hand and great bedside manner, we’d like to meet you.
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

COVID-19 precautions
• Personal protective equipment provided or required
• Plastic shield at work stations
• Temperature screenings
• Social distancing guidelines in place
• Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place



Compensation/Benefits:


Pay Range: $43.00 - $55.00 DOE


Bonus: $2.000 over the course of 90 days


401K: None


Medical/Dental Insurance: Only full-time employees eligible


Paid Time Off: Only full-time employees eligible


Other Benefits:


Relocation Support:


Staff Details:


Number of Dentists: 1


Number of Registered Dental Hygienists: 1


Number of Assistants: 2


Number of Front Office Staff: 1


Number of Sterilization Techs: 0


Required Qualifications :

Requirements:                                                                 


Work Schedule: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 7:30AM to 5PM


Years Experience Required: 0


Required 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


Other Requirements:  


 


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!


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