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Registered Dental Hygienist - Great Pay + Benefits !

$40.00 – $52.00 hourly

Dental Career Services

Last Updated: 1/14/23

Job Description

POSITION TYPE: Dentistry

SPECIALTY UNIT: Registered Dental Hygienist

LOCATION: Bluffton, SC

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Permanent

Pay Rate: $40-52/hr


Job Description:


We are seeking a highly skilled Dental Hygienist who would like to work with an innovative company offering top compensation and benefits. The Hygienist Promotes dental health by completing dental prophylaxis; providing oral cancer screening and radiographic studies; charting conditions of decay and disease; performing procedures in compliance with the dental practice act.


Responsibilities:


  • Prepares patient for dental hygiene treatment by welcoming, soothing, seating, and draping patient
  • Completes dental prophylaxis by cleaning deposits and stains from teeth and from beneath gum margins
  • Detects disease by completing oral cancer screening; feeling and visually examining gums; using probes to locate periodontal disease and to assess levels of recession; exposing and developing radiographic studies
  • Arrests dental decay by applying fluorides and other cavity- preventing agents
  • Helps dentist manage dental and medical emergencies by maintaining CPR certification, emergency drugs and oxygen supply, and directory of emergency numbers
  • Educates patients by giving oral hygiene and plaque control instructions and postoperative instructions, providing reminders of time of next dental hygiene visit
  • Documents dental hygiene services by recording vital signs and medical and dental histories; charting in patient records
  • Ensures operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques
  • Maintains dental supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies

Job Benefits:


  • 401(k)
  • Insurance includes: Dental / Disability / Health / Life / Vision
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account / Health savings account
  • Paid time off / Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Bonus Pay

Requirements:


  • License/Certification: Registered Dental Hygienist Required
  • New Grads Welcome
  • Recommending dental hygiene products
  • Knowledge of basic computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook (e-mail and contact management preferred)
  • Use of Dental Technology, Dental Health Maintenance, Infection Control, Health Promotion and Maintenance



Company Details

Tempe, Arizona, United States
Since 1998 Dental Career Services has been a leading permanent placement specialist focused on Dental Laboratory and Clinical Dental recruiting If you are a dental professional looking for outstanding dental jobs, we can connect you with exceptional dental practices. We have established strong ties to a variety of dental practices, including small boutique, single...