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Hygienist

Elite Dental Partners

This is a Full-time position in Florence, KY posted September 15, 2021.

Are you ready to take your career to the next level of success?

We are actively seeking a passionate and motivated Dental Hygienist to join our rapidly growing dental practice.

This exciting opportunity calls for a dynamic hygienist who is motivated and committed to providing quality care.

At Elite Dental Partners, our Clinical Teams live and operate by our shared values of: Accountability Continuous improvement Fun Integrity & Partnership And for our full-time hygienists, we have an attractive benefit package that includes: Competitive Compensation Plan Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance 401(k) PTO (also available to part-time employees working more than 20 hours/week) Internal CE offerings (also available to part-time hygienists) ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: The dentist and the dental hygienist work together to meet the oral health needs of patients.

Since each state has its own specific regulations regarding their responsibilities, the range of services performed by hygienists varies from state to state.

Some of the services provided by dental hygienists may include: Patient screening procedures; such as assessment of oral health conditions, review of the health history, oral cancer screening, head and neck inspection, dental charting and taking blood pressure and pulse Capturing quality dental radiographs (x-rays) Ensure patients feel comfortable before, during and after dental treatment Educating patient’s on 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) Follows through with oral hygiene procedures in accordance with treatment plans prescribed by the attending Dentist Assists with or institutes emergency measures for sudden adverse developments during treatment of patients.

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES: Carryout infection control protocol
– preparing and sterilizing instruments and equipment Enthusiastic communication with patients and suppliers (e.g., scheduling appointments, answering the telephone, billing and ordering supplies as directed by Office Manager) REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Associates or two (2) year degree required Registered Dental Hygienist RDH licensure required X-Ray Certification where state regulations specify Prior Experience with a dental management software
– Dentrix preferred QUALIFICATIONS Excellent interpersonal skills Must be open to new ideas or change Ability to work independently or in teams Proven dedication to provide high quality, comprehensive chairside 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 PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: General Office Activities as Required Good manual dexterity Bend or twist their body.

Sit/Stand for long periods of time The above statements are intended to provide a general overview and level of work being performed by most people assigned to this job.

They are not intended to be a list of all responsibilities, duties and requirements.

Additional duties can be assigned as determined.

Elite Dental Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We support a diverse workforce.

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