Dental Hygienist

Top Talent Careers - Mars, PA

30+ days agoFull-time

Job Requirements:

  • Evaluates the overall oral health of patients; examines oral cavity for signs of oral cancer, periodontal disease or other lesions, and oral manifestations of systematic diseases.
  • Performs oral hygiene procedures in accordance with treatment plans prescribed by doctor; these procedures may include but not limited to: prophylaxis, periodontal scaling and root planning, debridement, placement of locally applied antibiotics, application of fluoride treatments, protective sealants, completion of in office or take home whitening, oral cancer screening
  • Educates patients on oral hygiene care to help patient maintain or improve oral health
  • Record and review patient medical histories in dental software.
  • Expose and develop radiographs.
  • Maintain dental equipment and sharpen and sterilize dental instruments.
  • Apply fluorides and other cavity preventing agents to arrest dental decay.
  • Administer local anesthetic agents as per state legislative guidelines (licensure required-optional).
  • Coordinate communication between patients, family members, and dental team members for patient care and scheduling purposes.
  • Follow company policies, procedures and company trainings regarding patient care including but not limited to scheduling and time management protocols.
  • Follows OSHA regulations and safety requirements to include compliance with HIPAA guidelines, CPR, X-rays, and other required certifications and registrations.
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the dental practice both in and outside the dental practice.
  • Participate in marketing events to promote dental services and the practice
  • Informs dentists of possible restorative concerns for further examination.
  • Maximizing patient flow in office.
  • Consults with doctor and office staff to ensure patient expectation levels are met and exceeded.
  • Expected to work all scheduled work days, during scheduled hours and report to work on time.
  • Other special projects or responsibilities as assigned.

Experience/Requirements

  • 1-5 years ‘experience
  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited program
  • Licensed to practice as a registered dental hygienist Pennslyvania
  • CPR certification required

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $51,000.00 to $70,000.00 /year