Registered Dental Hygienist

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JOB TITLE: Dental Hygienist FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt REPORTS TO: Practice Manager Job Overview We are looking for a Registered Dental Hygienist that loves building long lasting, healthy relationships with patients, with a can-do attitude and proactive nature. As a Dental Hygienist you will a valued clinical provider that advocates for patients and provides exceptional patient care through the most current guidelines by the American Academy of Periodontology, ADA and ADHA. Our practice is committed to exceptional patient care where the entire team is patient-centric. Key Responsibilities: Commitment to excellent customer service and communication Exceptional time management skills Provide patient care based on most current guidelines provided by the American Academy of Periodontology, ADA and ADHA guidelines- specifically related to periodontal disease, radiographs, standard of care. Follow all HIPPA and OSHA guidelines Be comfortable with thoroughly, efficiently performing clinical hygiene functions including, but not limited to, as applicable by practice and or state law: Review and update medical history at every visit, record patient?s blood pressure, and ensure all appropriate consent forms are signed prior to treatment Expose and evaluate diagnostic radiographs, intraoral photos/scans Complete a full periodontal assessment on every patient, every visit Review treatment with doctor and educate each patient on treatment needs Perform routine dental prophylaxis for periodontally healthy patients Perform Non-surgical periodontal therapy (scaling/root planing) and provide associated adjunctive therapy including antimicrobials, antibiotics on periodontally compromised patients (as allowable by State Board/Certification) Administer local anesthesia, monitor/provide Nitrous Oxide (as allowable by state Board of Dentistry and certification) Screen for Oral Cancer Identify caries risk level for patients and offer fluoride/sealants, as clinically needed Maintain and complete accurate chart notes Sterilize, disinfect, and prepare operatory per OSHA guidelines Assist in administrative responsibilities to maintain productive hygiene schedule Requirements (Education/Certifications): Associates or bachelor?s degree from an accredited School of Dental Hygiene Active Dental Hygiene License CRP Certification (CRP-BLS) Anesthesia certification (preferred) Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vison, Life insurance, Short & Long Term Disability Paid Time Off and Holidays 401K Relocation Assistance Strong culture of patient care and experience

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