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Registered Dental Hygienist

Brian G Sanford DDS Henderson ,NV
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

 

We are a small private practice, looking for a Dental Hygienist to join our team. Must have a can-do attitude with a friendly, caring personality that can offer our patients compassionate care.

Our office is open Tuesday- Friday 7:00 am – 4:00 pm. The position is for Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 7:00 am to 4:00 pm. 1 patient per hour.

We are looking for a hygienist to help treat patients and promote good oral health practices. You’ll help dentists decide treatments for teeth or gum diseases and handle dental emergencies. As a Dental Hygienist, you should be reliable and able to build trust with patients of all ages. You should have deep knowledge of relevant health and safety rules and a good eye for oral diseases and anomalies. If you have a steady hand and great bedside manner, we’d like to meet you.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure patients feel as comfortable as possible before their examination
  • Sterilize dental instruments properly
  • Conduct initial mouth screenings and check oral health history
  • Identify conditions like gingivitis, caries or periodontitis
  • Clean and help protect patients’ teeth (e.g. remove plaque or apply fluoride)
  • Educate patients of all ages on proper teeth care (by demonstrating, for example, good brushing techniques)
  • Give instructions to patients after operations or other dental procedures
  • Take X-rays
  • Maintain documentation and charts on each patient

Skills

  • Proven experience as Dental Hygienist or similar role
  • In-depth knowledge of health and safety regulations in this profession (e.g. HIPAA)
  • Experience in preparing and maintaining dental equipment
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • A patient and friendly personality
  • Attention to detail
  • Stamina to meet the physical demands of the job
  • Diploma in Dental Hygiene
  • Valid licence to practice

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $36.00 to $52.00 /hour

Brian G Sanford DDS

Address

2551 N. Green Valley Parkway #C301 Henderson
Henderson, NV
USA