Dental Hygienist-FT or PT

Dental Hygienist-FT or PT

Division

Dental

Employment Type

staff

Location

Lenox, Massachusetts


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Job Description:

Our client located in western Massachusetts is seeking a full-time or part-time Hygienist.   Be part of a Health System. The ideal candidate has their Associates in Dental Hygiene from an accredited school with a license to practice.   Software at Dental Center is Dentrix.  

Part-time, Full Benefits.

 

Hygienist Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Greet and welcome all assigned patients.
  • Conduct a medical and dental history with every patient contacting outside physicians when appropriate prior to care.
  • Complete a thorough intra and extra oral exam for all patients.
  • Take dental radiographs when appropriate.
  • Provide prophylaxis cleaning and polishing of teeth.
  • Provide root scaling and planning of teeth.
  • Provide appropriate patient education as needed example: periodontal disease.
  • Confer with treating dentist on all patients seen.
  • Make necessary referrals to specialists where appropriate based upon practice guidelines.
  • Document all patient activity in the patient chart.
  • Sets up and breaks down treatment room between patients.
  • Performs any lab tasks pertinent to role as assigned by the clinical manager and/or dentist.
  • Follows all safety protocols.

Minimum Requirements for the Hygienist position:

  • Associates in Dental Hygiene from an accredited school
  • License to practice  
  • Software at Dental Center is Dentrix.

For more information on this permanent Hygienist role or other permanent positions nationwide, please apply.



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