Dental Hygienist

Dr Stephen Glick DDS

Manakin-Sabot, VA 23103, USA Remote / WFH

Jun 21

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We are looking for a Dental Hygienist to help treat patients and promote good oral health practices. Dental Hygienist duties revolve around conducting initial patient screenings, cleaning teeth and advising patients on oral health and preventative care. You’ll help the dentist decide on treatments for teeth and/or gum diseases and help 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, great bedside manner, and like to have a good working environment, we’d like to meet you.

*Responsibilities*
* Ensure patients feel as comfortable as possible during their visits
* 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 or dental impressions
* Assist dentists with selecting appropriate treatments for various diseases (including oral cancer)
* Maintain documentation and charts on each patient
* Monitor supplies

*Skills*
* Proven experience as Dental Hygienist
* 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 license to practice

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $40.00 - $50.00 per hour

Benefits:
* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Flexible spending account
* Health insurance
* Paid time off

COVID-19 considerations:
Patients are screened prior to visits and asked to wait in their vehicles until time for their appointment, temperatures are taken before every visit. All public area in the office are cleaned frequently. All scrubs and jackets are laundered on site.

License/Certification:
* Registered Dental Hygiene License (Required)

Work Location:
* One location

Hours per week:
* 30-39

Company's website:
* stephenglickdds.com

Benefit Conditions:
* Waiting period may apply
* Only full-time employees eligible

Work Remotely:
* No

COVID-19 Precaution(s):
* Personal protective equipment provided or required
* Plastic shield at work stations
* Temperature screenings
* Social distancing guidelines in place
* Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place
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