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Dental Hygienist

Executech Kokomo, IN
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Essential Duties

  • Evaluates the overall oral health of patients; examines oral cavity fir signs of oral cancer, periodontal disease or other lesions, and oral manifestations of systematic diseases.
  • Performs oral hygiene procedures in accordance with treatment plans prescribed by doctor; these procedures may include but not limited to: prophylaxis, periodontal scaling and root planning, debridement, placement of locally applied antibiotics, application of fluoride treatments, protective sealants, completion of in office or take home whitening, oral cancer screening
  • Educates patients on oral hygiene care to help patient maintain or improve oral health
  • Record and review patient medical histories in dental software.
  • Expose and develop radiographs.
  • Maintain dental equipment and sharpen and sterilize dental instruments.
  • Apply fluorides and other cavity preventing agents to arrest dental decay.
  • Administer local anesthetic agents as per state legislative guidelines (licensure required-optional).
  • Coordinate communication between patients, family members, and dental team members for patient care and scheduling purposes.
  • Follow company policies, procedures and company trainings regarding patient care including but not limited to scheduling and time management protocols.
  • Follows OSHA regulations and safety requirements to include compliance with HIPAA guidelines, CPR, X-rays, and other required certifications and registrations.
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the dental practice both in and outside the dental practice.
  • Participate in marketing events to promote dental services and the practice
  • Informs dentists of possible restorative concerns for further examination.
  • Maximizing patient flow in office.
  • Consults with doctor and office staff to ensure patient expectation levels are met and exceeded.
  • Expected to work all scheduled work days, during scheduled hours and report to work on time.
  • Other special projects or responsibilities as assigned.

Experience/Requirements

  • 1-5 years ‘experience
  • Licensed to practice as a registered dental hygienist in respective state
  • CPR certification required

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities (SKAs)

  • Medicine and Dentistry – the individual has knowledge of dental information and techniques needed to identify dental diseases and deformities.
  • Finger Dexterity — the individual has ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects.
  • Problem solving—the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
  • Interpersonal Skills—the individual maintains confidentiality, remains open to others’ ideas and exhibits willingness to try new things.
  • Oral communication—the individual speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, demonstrates group presentation skills and conducts meetings.
  • Written Communication—the individual edits work for spelling and grammar, presents numerical data effectively and is able to read and interpret written information.
  • Planning/organizing—the individual prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.
  • Quality control—the individual demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Adaptability—the individual adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.
  • Dependability—the individual is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance.
  • Safety and security—the individual actively promotes and personally observes safety and security procedures, and uses equipment and materials properly.

Education/Training

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited program

Physical/Environmental

  • Sitting and bending for long periods of time.
  • Position requires frequent talking, hearing, and vision with moderate standing, walking and reaching.
  • General clinical environment with frequent exposure to chemicals, blood borne pathogens, patient body fluids and/or tissue, and physical hazards such as needle sticks.
  • Repetitive motion.
  • May require lifting up to 25 lbs.

Hours: Monday-Thursday 8am-5pm / Friday 8am-1pm

Executech

Why Work Here?

Executech provides companies the ability to build teams with the top performance and greatest capability.

Executech is a leading recruiting and staffing company that values both quality and performance. Our corporate clients are market leaders that select only the most impressive candidates. Our job candidates are sought out and selected as the most skilled and competent professionals.

Address

19209 Ryan Rd. Detroit, MI 48234
Kokomo, IN
USA