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Dental Hygienist

Company: New Leaf Dental Care
Location: Vancouver
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

We are hiring a dental hygienist for our growing dental practice. Full -Time Monday- Thursday seeing patients from 8-5. The ideal person would be someone with a positive attitude, excellent patient care and very detail oriented. Experience is preferred but new graduates are welcome as well. We offer Medical insurance, 401k matching, we have a vision plan, and dental coverage will be discussed at the time of the interview. Dental Hygienist Responsibilities: Using dental instruments to clean accretions, calcareous deposits, and stains from teeth and beneath margins of gums. Looking for indications of oral cancer by feeling lymph nodes under patient chins for signs of tenderness or swelling. Noting and reviewing patient medical history. Using probes to examine and locate periodontal recessed gums and other signs of gum disease. Recording dental decay and disease for diagnosis and treatment by dentists. Preparing a Treatment Plan for patient Maintaining dental equipment and x-ray machine. Feeling and visually examining gums for signs of disease, sores, and other dental health issues. Processing digital x-rays Sharpening and sterilizing dental instruments. Promoting preventative dental care to improve patient oral health care. Applying fluorides and other dental decay prevention agents. Helping with Sterilization Room Maintaining a dental hygiene program for patients. Dental Hygienist Requirements: State hygiene license. Current CPR certificate. Current on Hepatitis B vaccination. Ability to administer local anesthetic agents. Able to use an x-ray machine. Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Comfortable using computers for a variety of tasks. Knowledgeable about oral hygiene and dental health. Employment Type: Full Time Salary: $44 - $47 Hourly Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: New Leaf Dental Care, Vancouver , Dental Hygienist, Healthcare , Vancouver, Washington

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