Registered Dental Hygienist – Full Benefits!

Registered Dental Hygienist 

POSITION TYPE: Dentistry 

SPECIALTY UNIT: Registered Dental Hygienist 

LOCATION: Green Bay, WI

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Permanent

Pay Rate:  $38- $42 hourly

*CAN BE FULL TIME OR BETWEEN 2-4 DAYS PER WEEK*

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

Benefits:

  • Growth and development opportunities
  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • Transgender health care
  • Domestic partner benefits
  • Flexible spending account
  • Vacation, sick, and personal time
  • Birthday holiday (paid day off)
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid parental leave
  • 401(k) with generous match
  • Group and supplemental life insurance
  • Short and long term disability insurance
  • Paid parking / bus pass (depending on location)
  • Employee Assistance Program

Required Qualifications

  • Current Registered Dental Hygienist License (R.D.H.) in State of Wisconsin 
  • Certified in Administration of Local Anesthetic
  • Valid WI Driver’s License and Access to Insured Vehicle  
  • Current CPR Certification    

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of and sensitivity to the HIV/AIDS patient population, and/or an eagerness to learn about this community.
  • Ability to work with a diverse patient population.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English).

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