Parkwood Dental Associates Plano, TX, United States
Sep 09, 2017Hygienist
We have a full-time opening available in a fun,friendly, and professional environment. The right candidate must be talented and motivated to provide superior quality dental care while exercising courtesy and professionalism by means of co-workers and patients. The Dental Hygienist must possess the ability to assess, perform and reinforce productive preventative aseptic dental care of patients and support as well as reinforce communicated diagnosed dental treatment needs. The right candidate must show have a passionate providing the absolute best care for our patients. Must be enthusiastic and proactive at being part of an awesome team. Essential responsibilities: Take, develop and mount diagnostically acceptable radiographs. Demonstrate complete knowledge and usage of dental terminology, dental instruments, tray setups and instrument sharpening. Follow practice protocols: quality assurance, biohazards, infection control, charting, referrals, emergency medicine, implants, perio program and emergency treatment. Demonstrate proficient skills in dental prophylaxis and proper use of equipment. Effectively communicate oral hygiene instructions and dispense proper oral hygiene aids. Comply with practice guidelines listed in employee handbook. Chart - including graphical charting, perio charting and proper chart documentation. Stock all needed supplies and maintain equipment. Understand and utilize basic insurance knowledge and financial policies. Provide positive and professional leadership role. Properly handle specialty referrals. Successfully maintain recall system. Perform basic computer functions. Achieve defined goals. Other duties as assigned.