Registered Dental Hygienist – RDH – Part Time – Private Practice

DESCRIPTION

POSITION TYPE: Dentistry

SPECIALTY UNIT: Dental Hygienist

LOCATION: Margate, FL

JOB TYPE: Part-Time Permanent

Pay Rate: $32 – $40 Hour

 

Job Description:

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

 

Schedule:

Tuesday’s 9:00am-6:00pm with a future for Thursday’s

To apply please send your CV to jordan@dentalcareerservices.com
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