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Registered Dental Hygienist

Company: Greater Michigan Dental Associates
Location: Otsego
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Be a smile hero! Registered Dental Hygienist Needed!
We're looking for someone to make a commitment...and we will too. Significant sign-on bonusCome work for the Greater Michigan Dental Associates (Otsego), part of the Lavender Dental Group, and be a part of a growing dental practice group where you can help make a difference.We are a well-established office that is continuing to grow and need a full-time licensed registered dental hygienist to join our team.
Lavender Dental Group is a family of dental practices as part of Equishared, an affiliation of dentists utilizing a common platform of services, processes, and systems to allow dental practitioners do what they do best... better serve their patients and help build healthier communities. We maintain the local dentist office feel while providing the best advanced care techniques and technology of larger dental practices. Lavender Dental Group offers comfort and convenience! Our practices provide every patient thoughtful, personal attention. No hype, no pressure - just a sincere approach to our patients' dental needs.
What you will contribute to our practice:As a hygienist for our practice, you will play a critical role in providing relevant, meaningful, engaging, and positive experiences with our brand - from the moment a patient sits in your chair. --The right team member will be enthusiastic in educating patients on good oral hygiene. The hygienist will perform routine duties of patient screenings, cleanings, and assisting the dentists with treatment planning for teeth and gums on patients of all ages. This team member will be an excellent communicator and able to create a calm, friendly, and comforting experience for the patient which ultimately will build trust. The position available is for Monday through Thursday, 8 am - 5 pm. ----What we will offer:

  • On-boarding Bonuses @ 90 days, 6 Months and 1 year
  • Competitive wages - $27.00- $34.00 per hour
  • Medical/dental/vision benefits
  • 401k
  • PTO
  • CE reimbursement
  • Scrub allowance
  • Loupe ProgramResponsibilities/Skills Required:
    • Uphold the highest standards of behavior adherent to the company values.
    • Ensure patients feel as comfortable as possible before their examination.
    • Breakdown and setup of operatory rooms.
    • Sterilize dental instruments properly.
    • Conduct initial mouth screenings and check oral health history.
    • Adherence to proper maintenance schedules for all relevant dental equipment.
    • Identify conditions like gingivitis, caries, or periodontitis.
    • Adheres to OHSA regulations and company safety requirements, including compliance with HIPPA requirements, CPR, X-rays, and other required certifications and registrations.
    • Maintains and updates annual CE requirements as specified by the state.
    • Maintains certification requirements for X-Ray usage.
    • 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).
    • Identify conditions like gingivitis, caries, or periodontitis.
    • Give instructions to patients after operations or other dental procedures.
    • Identify conditions like gingivitis, caries, or periodontitis.
    • 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.
    • Monitoring cleanliness of the clinical areas.Job Type: Full-time, Monday - Thursday, 8am - 5pmPay: $27.00 - $34.00 per hourFOR INFORMATION OR TO SUBMIT A RESUME: tara.leavell@sdpamgmt.com--

Keywords: Greater Michigan Dental Associates, Kalamazoo , Registered Dental Hygienist, Healthcare , Otsego, Michigan

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