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Dental Hygienist

Company: Personal Care Dentistry
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

*PERSONAL CARE DENTISTRY*2233 Hamline Avenue North, Suite 320, Roseville, MN 55113*POSITION *Dental Hygienist*JOB DESCRIPTION*We're looking to add another dental hygienist to our busy dental practice in Roseville, Minnesota. We've been taking care of patients since 1977 so we're picky about who joins our dental care team. We're looking for someone with a great personality but who also is a technical all-star! We want someone who brings positive energy and a smile to work every day. If compassionate and motivated are words used to describe you, then you might be the person we're looking for. And if you're detail oriented and thrive in a team environment, you might be perfect for the job. Submit an application if you want to join a great team and be a part of an established bu growing dental practice.*JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*Promotes dental health by completing dental prophylaxis; providing oral cancer screening and radiographic studies; charting conditions of decay and disease; and performing additional dental hygiene procedures.*JOB DUTIES** Prepares treatment room for patient by adhering to prescribed procedures and protocols.* Prepares patient for dental hygiene treatment by welcoming, soothing, seating, and draping patient.* Provides information to patients and employees by answering questions and requests.* Maintains instrumentation for dental hygiene treatment by sharpening, sterilizing, and selecting instruments.* Selects materials and equipment for dental hygiene visit by evaluating patient's oral health.* 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.* 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.* Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.* Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.* Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.* Ensures operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; evaluating new equipment and techniques.* Maintains dental supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; and* Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.*EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION** Associates degree in dental hygiene (minimum)* Dental hygienist license*SCHEDULE** Tuesday: 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.* Wednesday: Noon to 6 p.m.* Thursday: 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.* Friday: 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.* (Optional hours are available on Monday: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.)*SALARY & BENEFITS** 30 hours per week with additional 5 hours available* $43-$45 per hour;* Paid major holidays;* Medical benefits plan;* Dental care discount; and* Paid time off.Job Types: Full-time, Part-timePay: $43.00 - $45.00 per hourBenefits:* Health insurance* Paid time offSchedule:* 8 hour shiftAbility to commute/relocate:* St. Paul, MN 55113: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)License/Certification:* Registered Dental Hygienist License (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Personal Care Dentistry, St. Paul , Dental Hygienist, Healthcare , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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