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Dental Hygienist

Company: Lone Peak Dental Group
Location: Albany
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Our dental office is growing! We need a PT Dental Hygienist!Our office, located in Albany NY is looking for a highly motivated Dental Hygienist with a great attitude who is fun and compassionate and loves treating children to join our team!Our ideal candidate is passionate, experienced, skilled, harmonious, and possesses strong communication skills. We strive to meet the high expectations of our patients and work hard as a team to support one another.We are looking for someone who can work Part or Full-time. The candidate must be able to provide proof of an active NY Hygiene License.Responsibilities

  • Ensure patients feel as comfortable as possible before their examination
  • Obtain a complete and up to date medical history prior to treatment
  • 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
  • Direct the activities of dental hygiene assistants
  • Monitor suppliesSkills
    • Proven experience as Dental Hygienist or similar role
    • In-depth knowledge of health and safety regulations in this profession (e.g. HIPAA)
    • Experience in preparing and maintaining dental equipment
    • Outstanding communication skills
    • A patient and friendly personality
    • Attention to detail
    • Stamina to meet the physical demands of the job
    • Valid NY Hygiene License
    • CPR certification$500 SIGN ON BONUS with 1yr commitment!COVID-19 considerations:
      We have gone above and beyond the CDC, ADA, AAPD and state guidelines with regard to keeping our office, staff and patients safe during the COVID pandemic.

Keywords: Lone Peak Dental Group, Albany , Dental Hygienist, Healthcare , Albany, New York

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