Dental Hygienist
  • Job Posting Expires: 1/14/2022
2W ago
$50,000 to $80,000
Full Time
Negotiable
Healthcare
None
2Year
Primary Duties

Are You A Registered Dental Hygienist Looking For A New Challenge?
Our Team Of Passionate People Would Love To Meet YOU!

Hatfield Family Dentistry is looking for a Full-Time Licensed Dental Hygienist to join our fantastic team of highly motivated individuals! We are driven by our purpose to guide our patients along a path of optimal dental health by delivering the highest possible level of care in a friendly, safe, and comfortable environment. Through our team of professional, compassionate, and committed employees, we aim to improve patient health, appearance, self-confidence, and overall quality of life.

The ideal candidate will be driven to succeed, be personable and empathetic, have the ability to work well with others in a team-oriented office, and be able to provide exceptional patient care.


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

 

Job Summary:

 

Dental Hygienists examine and clean patients’ teeth, offer advice and educate patients on how to take care of their gums and teeth to prevent dental decay and enhance their oral health. Dental Hygienists check patients for oral diseases such as tooth decay and gingivitis. After screening patients and determining the severity of any oral issues, the Dental Hygienists will write a report recommending a suitable treatment and send it to the Dentist.

Responsibilities:

·        Perform dental hygiene services and procedures, including dental prophylaxis, scaling, flouride and sealants, and root planning

·       Complete a thorough assessment of the patient's teeth, bone, and periodontal tissues, and document any abnormalities or suspected conditions

·         Customize care to meet patient's oral health

·         Educate patients on good oral hygiene techniques

·         Aid the dentist with procedures and emergencies as needed

·         Maintain patient confidentiality

·         Provide all care in conjunction with accepted professional dental practices and standards

·         Ensure patients feel as comfortable as possible before their examination

·         Sterilize dental instruments properly

·         Conduct initial mouth screenings and check oral health history

·         Identify conditions like gingivitis, caries or periodontitis

·         Clean and help protect patients’ teeth (e.g. remove plaque or apply fluoride)

·         Educate patients of all ages on proper teeth care (by demonstrating, for example, good brushing techniques)

·         Give instructions to patients after operations or other dental procedures

·         Take X-rays or dental impressions

·         Assist dentists with selecting appropriate treatments for various diseases (including oral cancer)

·         Maintain documentation and charts on each patient

·         Monitor supplies

Required Skills/Abilities:

·         Current CPR certification

·         Excellent interpersonal skills

·         Proven dedication to provide high quality, comprehensive dental care

·         Ability to comply with safety procedures, rules, and regulations in order to maintain a clean and safe working environment

·         Strong working knowledge of dental terminology, equipment, and practices

*    Knowledge of Eaglesoft or similar dental software preferred

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Education and Experience:

·        Graduate of an accredited school of dental hygiene

·         Valid license to practice in Nebraska

Physical Requirements:

·         Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.

·         Must be able to life 15lbs at times.

·         Must be able to access and navigate each department at the organizations facilities. 

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Compensation Details

COVID-19 considerations:
We practice leading infection control recommendations. We have excellent PPE and our office has gone above and beyond to provide proper PPE and we work hard to reduce aerosols in the air and much more.

Reasons Why We’re Awesome:

·         Our family-focused work culture is centered around a tight-knit team of passionate people excited to welcome YOU!

·         We have a Patient Care Program that allots $1000 worth of dental services to each employee per year that can be donated to a patient of their choosing.

·         We promote a healthy work/life balance and encourage our employees to prioritize family, community engagement, and personal mental health.

·         We believe in a well-rounded work life that includes fun staff retreats, community service and personal/professional development.

·         Pay Range: $30-40 per hour.

·         Our full benefits package includes: 401K Match, Short Term Disability, Uniforms, Family Dental Coverage, PTO, Holiday Pay, Bereavement Leave, Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for free mental health support.

·         Our office hours are Monday - Thursday from 8:00am-5:00pm.


Benefits

Our full benefits package includes: 401K Match, Short Term Disability, Uniforms, Family Dental Coverage, PTO, Holiday Pay, Bereavement Leave, Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for free mental health support.


How to Apply

If you are interested in learning more, we’d love to chat with you! Contact us today to learn more about this amazing opportunity!

Hatfield Family Dentistry
2501 Lakeridge Drive, Suite 102  |  Norfolk, NE 68701
402.371.1170  | 
denice@hatfieldfamilydentistry.net