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Registered Dental Hygienist - Great Pay + Benefits !

Company: Dental Career Services
Location: Bluffton
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

General Dentistry opening in Bluffton, South Carolina. This and other dental hygienist jobs brought to you by DentistJobCafe.com

POSITION TYPE: Dentistry
SPECIALTY UNIT: Registered Dental Hygienist
LOCATION: Bluffton, SC
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Permanent
Pay Rate: $40-52/hr


Job Description:


We are seeking a highly skilled Dental Hygienist who would like to work with an innovative company offering top compensation and benefits. The Hygienist Promotes dental health by completing dental prophylaxis; providing oral cancer screening and radiographic studies; charting conditions of decay and disease; performing procedures in compliance with the dental practice act.


Responsibilities:



Prepares patient for dental hygiene treatment by welcoming, soothing, seating, and draping patient
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



Job Benefits:



401(k)
Insurance includes: Dental / Disability / Health / Life / Vision
Employee assistance program
Flexible spending account / Health savings account
Paid time off / Parental leave
Professional development assistance
Retirement plan
Bonus Pay



Requirements:



License/Certification: Registered Dental Hygienist Required
New Grads Welcome
Recommending dental hygiene products
Knowledge of basic computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook (e-mail and contact management preferred)
Use of Dental Technology, Dental Health Maintenance, Infection Control, Health Promotion and Maintenance

Keywords: Dental Career Services, Savannah , Registered Dental Hygienist - Great Pay + Benefits !, Healthcare , Bluffton, Georgia

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