FT Dental Hygienist

Posted: 08/29/2021

Do you want to be a part of something great? Are you a recent grad, hoping to join a team where you can learn and grow? Read on to see if you have what it takes to join the team!
Preferred candidates will have the ability to emphasize excellent care, build rapport, and provide patient education as well as exercise excellent infection control. Additional responsibilities include the following:
Evaluate patients overall oral health; examining oral cavity for signs of periodontal disease and lesions
Document patient dental history and chief complaint; records and reports pertinent observations and clinical data to dental staff
Follow through with oral hygiene procedures by following treatment plans prescribed by the attending Dentist, which may include: prophylaxis, gingivitis therapy, periodontal maintenance, periodontal scaling and root planning, fluoride treatments, application of protective sealants, and digital imaging (among others)
Assist with or institute emergency measures for sudden adverse developments during treatment
Provides comprehensive patient education based on clinical findings
Skills and Abilities
Ability to maintain poise and composure under pressure
Be a team player and have excellent people skills
Skilled multitasker with excellent analytical skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to demonstrate a strong sense of ownership and responsibility
Basic Qualifications
High School diploma or equivalent
Current Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) certification
Current BLS/CPR certification
Proficiency using MS Excel, MS Word, and e-mail
To be at the top of our list, you will also have the following preferred qualifications:
Two (2) years of clinical experience
Experience using the Eaglesoft software application for all scheduling and charting activities
Anesthesia license
If this sounds like a perfect opportunity, we want to hear from you. Please send your resume and cover letter to smile@belfast-dentalcare.com right away!