Registered Dental Hygienist – RDH – Full Benefits – Private Practice

POSITION TYPE: Dentistry

SPECIALTY UNIT: Registered Dental Hygienist

LOCATION: Phoenix, AZ

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Permanent

Pay Rate: $40-45/ hour DOE

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Job Description:

 

We are seeking a highly skilled Dental Hygienist who would like to work with team oriented private family practice that focuses on patient care and is mostly fee for service. 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:

 

  • 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

 

Job Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Medical and Dental Benefits
  • Paid time off
  • Monthly Bonus
  • 4 day work week

 

Requirements:

 

  • License/Certification: Registered Dental Hygienist Required
  • New Grads Welcome
  • Laser certification preferred

To apply please email your resume to DCS@dentalcareerservices.com
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