Registered Dental Hygienist

  • Sector: MRS Dental
  • Contact: Lessette Libo-on
  • Client: Medical Recruitment Strategies
  • Location: Framingham, United States of America
  • Salary: US$45 - US$50 per hour
  • Expiry Date: 25 July 2022
  • Job Ref: BBBH375046_1650982962
  • Contact Email: lliboon@medicalrecruitmentstrategies.com

Hygienist, Full Time

(Mon.-Off, Tues. 8a.-6p, Wed. 7:30a- 12:30p, Thur. 8a-6p, Fri. 8a-5p)

Dentrix, scheduling, perio skills, recall/reactivation experience mandated

Job Responsibilities

  • Patient screening procedures, such as assessment of oral health conditions, reviewing health history, oral cancer screening, head and neck inspection, dental charting, and taking blood pressure and pulse
  • Removing calculus and plaque (hard and soft deposits) from all surfaces of the teeth
  • Applying preventive materials to the teeth (e.g., sealants and fluorides)
  • Teaching patients appropriate oral hygiene strategies to maintain oral health; (e.g., tooth brushing, flossing, and nutritional counseling)
  • Counseling patients about good nutrition and its impact on oral health
  • Making impressions of patients' teeth for study casts (models of teeth used by dentists to evaluate patient treatment needs)
  • Other duties as assigned


Qualifications

  • Associate or advanced degree in Dental Hygiene
  • State certification/license as required to work as a Dental Hygienist
  • One year or more of relevant experience in the dental industry preferred, but open to no experience for the right candidate.
  • Possess a strong commitment to patient care, patient health, and quality work.