Dental Hygienist

Job Summary:Busy and growing pediatric dental office is seeking a skilled and dedicated Dental Hygienist to join our team. Our office is located closer to the Holland tunnel (10 minutes bus ride from port authority). As a Dental Hygienist, you will play a crucial role in providing quality dental care to our patients. Your primary responsibilities will include performing dental cleanings, educating patients on proper oral hygiene practices. If you are passionate about oral health and have excellent communication skills, we would love to hear from you. Duties:- Perform thorough dental cleanings, including scaling, root planing, and polishing- Take and develop dental x-rays (mostly assisted by a DA)- Conduct oral cancer screenings- Educate patients on proper oral hygiene techniques and provide personalized recommendations for at-home care- Document patient treatment plans, progress notes, and medical history accurately- Follow infection control protocols and maintain a clean and safe working environment- Stay up-to-date with advancements in dental technology and attend continuing education courses Skills:- Proficiency in dental systems and software for patient management- Knowledge of infection control protocols and aseptic technique- Strong understanding of dental anatomy and oral health conditions- Familiarity with dental assisting procedures and techniques- Knowledge of HIPAA regulations for patient privacy and confidentiality- Excellent documentation skills for accurate dental records- -Must have Spanish speaking ability. We offer competitive compensation based on experience. To apply, please submit your resume along with a cover letter detailing your relevant experience as a Dental Hygienist. We look forward to reviewing your application. Job Type: Part-time Pay: $45.00 – $50.00 per hour Expected hours: 16 xe2x80x93 35 per week Benefits: Dental insurance Employee discount Flexible schedule Paid time off Schedule: 8 hour shift Monday to Friday Work Location: In person

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