Registered Dental Hygienist – RDH – $5,000 Sign on Bonus!

POSITION TYPE: Dentistry

SPECIALTY UNIT: Registered Dental Hygienist – RDH

LOCATION: Memphis, TN

JOB TYPE: Full-Time

Pay Rate: $71K-$88K yearly

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Job Description:

 

We are seeking a highly skilled Dental Hygienist who would like to work with a team-oriented practice that focuses on building long lasting relationships with our patients. The RDH 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.

 

Job Benefits:

  • Medical benefits
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401k
  • Paid Time Off

Responsibilities:

 

  • 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.

 

Requirements:

 

  • License/Certification: Registered Dental Hygienist Required
  • CPR Certification
  • Local Anesthesia and Nitrous certification

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