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Dental Hygienist

Dentist Office Washington, DC
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

We are looking for a full time Dental Hygienist to join our team!

Responsibilities:

  • Gathering patient information and health background
  • Pulling up patient dental and relevant medical history to refer to during examination
  • Preparing patients for dentist
  • Providing patient care and support
  • Cleaning patient teeth to remove plaque
  • Examining gums for infections or gum disease
  • Examining mouth for gingivitis or other oral diseases
  • Polishing teeth, flossing, and brushing
  • You will administer anesthesia
  • Sterilizing dental instruments and equipment
  • Preparing the work area for procedures
  • Educating patients on good oral hygiene habits
  • Preparing patient and equipment for X-Rays
  • Taking X-Rays and following all safety procedures as required
  • Updating patient records and examination notes
  • Stocking treatment areas and monitoring inventory
  • Calling patients for aftercare and answering questions
  • Hours are Monday - Friday

Qualifications:

  • Accurate and precise attention to detail
  • Excellent understanding of dental hygiene procedures
  • Compassionate and caring of patients
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Calm and cool-headed with a positive attitude
  • Complies with all office, local, and state regulations, protocols, and procedures
  • Two-year associate degree or four-year bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene from an accredited school
  • Licensed to practice in the District of Columbia
  • X-Ray Certification: Meet all local and state requirements to operate radiography equipment
  • If you aren't certified for administering anesthesia then you are willing to become certified
  • Understanding of standard practices and procedures
  • Good interpersonal skills and communication
  • Computer skills; Microsoft Office Suite and/or scheduling software

Benefits:

  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid PTO
  • Performance Bonus
  • We offer a stipend for Smart Benefits or parking
  • Competitive compensation based on experience and performance

Dentist Office

Address

Washington, DC
Washington, DC
USA