Registered Dental Hygienist – Full Benefits Package

POSITION TYPE: Dentistry

SPECIALTY UNIT: Registered Dental Hygienist

LOCATION: St. Louis, MO

JOB TYPE: Full-Time

If you’re searching for a rewarding career as a Dental Hygienist, look no further. Our office is looking for a motivated, goal-orientated individual to help provide the most efficient dental care for our community as possible as a Dental Hygienist.

Benefits:

  • Medical and prescription drug insurance
  • Free dental services for yourself and your dependents minus lab fees
  • Vision care support
  • Life insurance
  • 401(K) retirement plan
  • 6 paid holidays off
  • Team-focused, uplifting and educational work culture
  • Potential for 2 weeks vacation available

Responsibilities

 

As a Dental Hygienist, you will clean teeth and examine patient oral areas, head and neck for signs of oral disease. You will also record and review patient medical histories.

Additional responsibilities and requirements of the Dental Hygienist include:

  • Cleaning calcareous deposits, accretions and stains from teeth and beneath gum margins with dental instruments
  • Charting conditions of dental decay and disease for diagnosis and treatment by the dentist
  • Maintaining and sterilizing dental equipment
  • Applying fluorides and other cavity preventing agents to prevent dental decay

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Ability to prepare dental equipment and instruments
  • Excellent working knowledge of overall dentistry and dental hygiene procedures, dental patient screening and medical history documentation
  • Ability to travel at minimum one time per quarter for training; potentially out of state
  • Dentrix computer experience a plus
  • Experience using Vizilite, Velscope and/or Diagnodent a plus
  • Experience using electronic medical records a plus
  • Leadership skills

Education:

  • Valid Dental Hygienist license in the state for which you apply
  • Minimum of an Associate’s degree in Dental Hygiene, Bachelor’s degree a plus
  • CPR Certification

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