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Registered Dental Hygienist

Company: Kids Dental Brands
Location: Midland
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Registered Dental Hygienist - Midland Dentistry 4 KidsAre you a current Registered Dental Hygienist or a recent graduate?Do you love working with and being around kids?Are you looking for a place to call your career home?Does working for a group built on Compassion, Authenticity, and Teamwork excite you?If you answered yes to these questions, we would love to talk with you!Midland Dentistry 4 Kids is looking for a Dental Hygienist to join our growing team of authentic and compassionate individuals. With unlimited growth opportunities and our dedication to teamwork, our office has given so many the opportunity to realize their goals of working in the dental industry.Want to Know More?Flexible Schedule: (Full-Time or Part-Time Opportunities)Job Summary:The dental hygienist is responsible for cleaning the patient's teeth. This involves removing plaque, flossing, examining the gums for infections or signs of gum disease, and polishing the teeth. There may be x-rays involved if the dental hygienist spots a problem for the dentist to further examine, like a cavity or a sensitive spot if the patient has complaints of pain. Hygienists will also educate the patient on proper flossing techniques and brushing habits.Summary of Essential Job Functions:The duties of a dental hygienist are among the most comprehensive and varied in the dental office. The dental hygienist performs many tasks requiring both interpersonal and technical skills. Although state regulations vary, responsibilities may include:Prepare treatment room by adhering to protocols and proceduresSelect equipment and material by examining the oral health of the patientPrepare patients for treatment by welcoming, seating, draping, and soothing patientMaintain instrumentation by sterilizing, sharpening, and selecting instrumentsClean patients' teeth using a variety of methods and toolsDetect disease by examining gums, screening for oral cancer, and assessing levels of periodontal diseaseEducate patients about good oral hygiene including plaque control and postoperative instructionsAdminister anestheticsPolish and smooth dental restorations, fabricate temporary restorations, and remove cement from bridges and crownsMaintain clean and safe working environment by complying with regulations, rules, and proceduresCompetencies:Apply a professional code of ethics in all endeavorsAdhere to state and federal laws, recommendations, and regulationsCustomer service orientationAlways operates with integrityQualifications:Education: Associate's Degree in dental hygieneExperience: none requiredCertifications: State LicensureComputer Skills: Computer LiterateLanguage Ability: Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to remain calm during stressful customer or employee situationsBenefit Offerings for Eligible Employees Include:Medical InsuranceDental InsuranceVision InsuranceHealth Savings AccountLife & AD&D InsuranceShort-Term & Long-Term DisabilityAccident, Critical Illness, Hospital ConfinementEmployee Assistance ProgramIdentity Theft ProtectionEmployee DiscountPaid Time Off, Paid Holidays, and Wellness Days401(k)401(k) with Employer MatchingWellness ProgramMonthly Practice Bonus ProgramMonthly / Yearly CATT AwardsSchedule:8-10 hour day shiftsAbility to commute:Reliably commute to surrounding practices as neededAcknowledgment:I understand that the above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.I understand that should I need a reasonable accommodation in order to perform the duties of my job, it is my responsibility to discuss it with my supervisor or Human Resources as necessary.

Keywords: Kids Dental Brands, Midland , Registered Dental Hygienist, Other , Midland, Texas

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