RDH – Registered Dental Hygienist – Private Practice – Benefits – Part Time

POSITION TYPE: Dentistry

SPECIALTY UNIT: Registered Dental Hygienist

LOCATION: Rochester, NY

JOB TYPE: Part Tima

Pay Rate: $32-35

 

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Job Description:

 

We are seeking a highly skilled Dental Hygienist who would like to work with team oriented private practice that focuses on building long lasting relationships with our patients. We are a TEAM…we care for each other, we try to minimize stress, encourage effective communication, strive to remain current and cutting edge, encourage growth and continued learning, lead by example and encourage others to lead.

 

Job Benefits:

·                    401(k)

·                    Dental Benefits

·                    Paid time off/ Paid holidays

·                    2 days per week- DAYS ARE FLEXIBLE

·                    Uniform Allowance

·                    CE allowance

 

 

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

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