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Dental Hygienist- Flexible Schedule

Company: Dental Career Services
Location: Vail
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:

General Dentistry opening in Vail, Colorado. This and other dental hygienist jobs brought to you by DentistJobCafe.com

POSITION TYPE: Dentistry
SPECIALTY UNIT: Registered Dental Hygienist
LOCATION: Vail, CO
JOB TYPE: Flexible Schedule 27-32 hrs per week, Mon-Thurs
Job Description:

We are seeking a highly skilled Dental Hygienist to join our Ski Town Private Practice in Vail, CO. The Hygienist Promotes dental health by completing dental prophylaxis; providing oral cancer screening and radiographic studies; charting conditions of decay and disease; performing procedures in compliance with the dental practice act.

Responsibilities:


  • Prepares patient for dental hygiene treatment by welcoming, soothing, seating, and draping patient
  • 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


    Job Benefits:


    • Medical
    • In-House Dental
    • Quarterly Bonuses
    • Paid time off
    • Scrub Allowance



      Requirements:


      • License/Certification: Registered Dental Hygienist Required
      • Use of Dental Technology, Dental Health Maintenance, Infection Control, Health Promotion and Maintenance


Keywords: Dental Career Services, Vail , Dental Hygienist- Flexible Schedule, Healthcare , Vail, Colorado

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