Full Time Registered Dental Hygienist

 
Company Info

Carver Dental

4725 Dahlgren Road
Carver, MN, United States

Phone: 952-960-9060
Web Site: www.carverdental.com

Company Profile


Full Time Registered Dental Hygienist


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Job ID:

5418

Location:

Carver, MN, United States 

Category:

Dental

Salary:

30-35 per hour
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Job Views:

20

Zip Code:

55315

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

12.06.2018
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Job Description:

We are 1 year old, growing quickly, and would love to add another dental hygienist to our team! Ideal candidate would be helpful, gracious, conscientious, and driven with EXCELLENT people skills.

Competitive salary, PTO, paid holidays, retirement plan, and the doctor helping wipe down rooms if needed (yes, you read that correctly).

Hours:

Monday: 10-7

Tuesday: 10-7

Wednesday: Closed

Thursday: 7-5

Friday: 7-2

Create a fun, positive, and professional environment.
Mistakes will be made, be accepting or accountable and move forward.
Balance life and work and be fully present in both.
Be passionate, enthusiastic, and determined to make a difference.
Strive to make everyone feel safe, valued, and important.
Be humble.
Embrace and drive innovation.
Be remarkably helpful.
Follow the golden rule: treat others as you'd like to be treated.
Create opportunities to make our patients feel special.
Never stop learning.
Be honest and respectful, integrity is everything.

Learn more at www.carverdental.com

We look forward to hearing from you! 

    Job Requirements:

    • Welcomes, seats and prepares patients for treatment 

    • Prepares treatment room for patients by adhering to prescribed procedures and 
protocols 

    • Performs accurate oral health assessments that include, but are not limited to: 
reviewing patients’ health history, dental and periodontal charting, oral cancer screening, caries risk assessment, taking and recording of blood pressure and reporting findings to dentist 

    • Completes dental prophylaxis by cleaning deposits and stains from teeth and from beneath gum margins 

    • Documents risk assessment and records findings as related to oral cancer screening, periodontal screening/charting and caries risk 

    • Considers appropriate interventions based on risk and reinforces recommendations made to support diagnosis 

    • Provides comprehensive patient care through hygiene mix and promoting of doctor services, including advanced trained areas (i.e. Orthodontics, Sleep Apnea, Sedation, Implants) 

    • Fabricates temporary restorations as needed and determined by the dentist; cleans and polishes removable appliances 

    • Provides competent, non-surgical periodontal therapy and follow-up care, adhering to Carver Dental’s periodontal protocol and in accordance with the patient’s diagnosis and treatment plan 

    • Reviews periodontal treatment plans and confirms options following a diagnosis 

    • Applies fluorides and other cavity-preventing agents 

    • Takes quality radiographs and photos as directed 

    • Takes dental impressions as directed by the dentist 

    • Maintains instruments for dental hygiene treatment by monitoring inventory, sterilizing instruments and sharpening instruments as needed 

    • Educates patients by giving oral hygiene and plaque control instructions and post-operative instructions; schedules and provides reminders of next dental hygiene visit 

    • Consistently implements use of office technology 

    • Protects patients and employees by adhering to OSHA infection-control policies 

    • Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information 
confidential and adhering to HIPAA privacy policies 

    • Follows all Standard Operating Procedures and other guidelines in accordance 
with the employee handbook and state statutes 

    • Completes documentation related to treatment performed and recommendations made, including required charting (restorative and periodontal) to support the diagnosis, records of medical/dental history, vital signs and progress notes 

    • Acts as a resource and provides information to patients and employees by responding to questions and requests 

    • Reviews schedules for accuracy and productivity; takes an active role in schedule maintenance 

    • Confirms patient appointments if needed 

    • Maintains dental supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory 
level, anticipating needed supplies, and placing orders for supplies in 
collaboration with the individual identified to place orders 

    • Schedules patient appointments in an efficient manner to maximize provider’s 
schedule; reviews schedules for accuracy and productivity 

    • Assists patient with any follow-up regarding treatment, treatment planning, 
estimates and payment 

    • Prepares and documents referral information 
Other Duties 

    • Maintains a safe and clean work environment by complying with procedures, 
rules and regulations 

    • Ensures operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance 
requirements, following manufacturer’s instructions, troubleshooting 
malfunctions, logging tickets for repairs, and maintaining equipment inventories 

    • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational 
workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, 
and participating in professional societies 


    • Renews licensure and completes necessary requirements as determined by 
state statutes/rules; submits of proof of licensure in advance of license expiration 

    • Completes additional duties as assigned by doctor and/or manager, in 
accordance with state statutes/rules or determined administrative and necessary