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Registered Dental Hygienist w/ Health Benefits

DCS Clinical
Minneapolis, MN
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

POSITION TYPE: Dentistry

SPECIALTY UNIT: Registered Dental Hygienist

LOCATION: Coon Rapids, MN

JOB TYPE: Full-Time.



Job Description:

We are seeking a highly skilled Dental Hygienist who would like to work with team oriented practice. We are a 5-star, high-tech office that thrives on collaboration, communication, and community.

Job Benefits:

  • Medical benefits
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401k
  • Paid Time Off
  • Continuing Education
  • Mentorship


Responsibilities:

  • Completes dental prophylaxis by cleaning deposits and stains from teeth and from beneath gum margins
  • Detects disease by completing oral cancer screening; feeling and visually examining gums; using probes to locate periodontal disease and to assess levels of recession; exposing and developing radiographic studies
  • Arrests dental decay by applying fluorides and other cavity- preventing agents
  • Helps dentist manage dental and medical emergencies by maintaining CPR certification, emergency drugs and oxygen supply, and directory of emergency numbers
  • Educates patients by giving oral hygiene and plaque control instructions and postoperative instructions, providing reminders of time of next dental hygiene visit
  • Documents dental hygiene services by recording vital signs and medical and dental histories; charting in patient records
  • Ensures operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques
  • Maintains dental supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies


Requirements:

  • License/Certification: Registered Dental Hygienist Required
  • CPR Certification
  • Local Anesthesia and Nitrous certification











DCS Clinical

Address

Minneapolis, MN
55448 USA

Industry

Healthcare

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