Performs a variety of dental hygiene duties to promote quality dental care for our patients in a stress-free safe environment. Provides dental prophylaxis oral evaluation patient education communicates effectively with care givers maintains equipment and inventory and follows Universal Precautions and OSHA requirements to ensure a safe environment for patients and staff.
- Post-secondary training or equivalent experience;
- 1-3 years experience
- Dental Hygienist - NH State
- CPR with AED within 6 months of hire
Maintains and adheres to established CORE and federal regulated policies and procedures and objectives including; patient confidentiality; quality assurance; safety; environmental and infection control standards.Promotes team cohesiveness by interacting with team members using active listening skills; respect; non-judgmental attitude and office guidelines for problem/conflict resolution.Maintains current certification; licensure; and competencies; as necessary; through participation in continuing education courses.Consistently maintains equipment and inventory according to office guidelines.Performs duties under public health supervision including assessment of medical and dental histories; preliminary inspection of the oral cavity and surrounding structure; periodontal probing and charting; oral prophylaxis; application of topical fluoride; and oral hygiene instructions.Performs duties under general supervision of the dentist including oral prophylaxis; periodontal monitoring and treatment; placement of sealants; exposure and processing of radiographs; assessment of dental and medical history; topical application of preventive and antimicrobial agents; instrument preparation; debridement and sterilization; treatment area preparation and dental laboratory functions.Develops and implements a patient education program that incorporates the practice mission and philosophy with leading industry information and practices.Performs dental assistant duties; as necessary; under direct supervision of the dentist including lip; cheek and tongue retraction; oral evacuation; placement of topical anesthetic; and assisting with placement of rubber dam and other dental treatment accessories; and processing dental impressions for study models; mouth guards; and custom trays.
Job Code: 6090
Posted On: 02/16/19
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Job Status: Part Time