Dental Hygienist

Job Locations US-IL-Maryville
Requisition ID
2020-36835
Category
Dental Hygienist

Overview

Dental Hygienist – General Dental Hygienist

Maternity leave coverage June 1st through August 28th

Monday/Tuesday schedule 

 

An Exciting Job Opportunity as a Dental Hygienist

 

If you’re searching for a rewarding career as a Dental Hygienist, look no further. A Heartland Dental supported 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. At Heartland Dental supported offices, optimal dentistry and patient care is of utmost importance, so join our team today!

 

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

 

We put our people first at Heartland Dental, and that shows in our generous benefits package.

 

Company retains the sole discretion to change the duties of the position at any time.

 

We provide all employees and applicants for employment the protections of federal, state, and local laws affording equal opportunity in employment.

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