favorite this post Full time Dental Hygienist Position (Plano, TX) hide this posting unhide

Midway Road at W Plano Pkwy.

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compensation: Based on experience. $30 - $38/hour
employment type: part-time

Job Description
Job Summary: Our growing private dental practice needs a Dental Hygienist to join our close-knit team. We serve all demographics of the population, from preschoolers to the elderly, and we operate a busy office with high levels of traffic. In addition to preventive care appointments and scheduled procedures, we accept walk-ins and take emergency calls. The ideal candidate will have a calm, reassuring and friendly demeanor as well as the ability to multitask in a fast-paced atmosphere.

Provide superior patient care and customer service
Exhibit outstanding customer service and hospitality as well as a comforting chair side manner
Practice servant leadership; lead by example; exercise good team work; have mutual respect for all team members
Educate patients on oral hygiene/health/disease as well as procedures and services offered
Verify patient health history
Thoroughly and efficiently perform clinical hygiene functions including but not limited to exposing/evaluating diagnostic radiographs, taking and recording blood pressure, adult/child prophylaxis, non-surgical periodontal therapy and co-assessing possible restorative treatments with the doctor.
Present hygiene treatment plans to the patient
Use all patient education materials on a consistent basis to ensure case acceptance
Teach patients appropriate oral hygiene strategies to maintain optimal oral health (ex. toothbrushing, flossing, nutritional counseling)
Place locally applied antimicrobials when prescribed by the doctor
Place sealants/perform coronal polishing
Use intraoral camera
Screen for oral cancer
Offer fluoride treatment to all patients
Non-surgical periodontal therapy (scaling/root planing)
Take alginate impressions and fabricate whitening trays if necessary
Maintain accurate and timely notes in patient's chart
Clean and prepare operatory per OSHA guidelines prior to patient appointment
Create and send thank you notes to all new patients
Order and maintain all hygiene supplies and deliverable products for the office
Assist other team members, including front office responsibilities and general office duties

Dental hygiene degree (Associates or Bachelors) from an accredited dental hygiene school
Maintain annual OSHA, HIPAA, and Infection Control training as required by law
Current CPR Certification
Outstanding positive attitude and demeanor
Professionalism in all aspects of job
Good grooming and professional image
Superior team work skills; strong ability to work well with others
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong multi-tasking and organizational skills
Good computer/dental software skills
Good manual dexterity
Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment

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post id: 6788607394



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