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DENTAL HYGIENIST

Company: Partners in Dental Care
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Dental Hygienist -Large dental practice is seeking an energetic dynamo to join our amazing Dental Hygienist Team! - -About Partners in Dental Care

  • Join a team that thrives on collaboration, communication and community
  • Be a part of a hard-working, goal oriented team
  • Monday - Thursday schedule -Benefits:
    • Medical, prescription drug and vision insurance
    • Free dental services for yourself and your dependents minus lab fees
    • Life and disability insurance
    • 401(K) retirement plan
    • 6 paid holidays annually, 2 weeks paid vacation (after one year of employment)
    • Continuing education provided and endless growth opportunities -More about the role:
      • Greet and welcome patients from the start of their dental journey, as well as sustain patient comfort and provide appropriate education throughout treatment.
      • Conduct a thorough review of the patient's health history in order to provide quality care.
      • Take and process x-rays and other diagnostic assessments (iTero 3D scanner, digital photography, etc.)
      • Charting conditions of dental decay and disease for diagnosis and treatment by the dentist.
      • Applying fluorides and other cavity preventing agents to prevent dental decay.
      • Utilize Dentrix for patient scheduling and record keeping.
      • Prepare hygiene room with strict adherence to safety protocols and following OSHA & CDC recommendations.
      • Partner with the providers and team to implement systems and maximize office workflow. - - -Minimum Qualifications -
        • Current dental hygienist license in Michigan -and an Associate's or Bachelor's degree in dental hygiene (where required)
        • Excellent working knowledge of dentistry, dental hygiene procedures, dental patient screening and medical history documentation
        • CPR Certification
        • Experience working in a fast-paced and customer-centric environment.
        • Excellent communication and organizational skills. -Preferred Experience
          • New Grads are Encouraged to Apply!
          • Experience using Velscope, Diagnodent, digital scanner, digital x-rays and electronic medical record systems
          • Desire to continue learning and grow clinical skills to meet needs of patients and provide preventative care and overall maintenance of patients' dental health
          • Clinical needs as required by office -Physical Requirements
            • Ability to perform essential duties satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodation. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of the position
            • Prolonged periods sitting and standing
            • Must be able to lift and carry up to 45 pounds at times
            • Availability to attend virtual training sessions (or in-person)---periodically throughout the year -We're committed to living our core values which promote diversity and inclusion. - We provide all employees and applicants for employment the protections of federal, state, and local laws affording equal opportunity in employment. -

Keywords: Partners in Dental Care, Grand Rapids , DENTAL HYGIENIST, Healthcare , Grand Rapids, Michigan

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