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Registered Dental Hygienist

Company: Taos Dental
Location: Taos
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:


Our friendly dental team is looking for a Registered Dental Hygienist to join our practice in Taos, NM. Our team has need for a gentle and caring hygienist. We are searching for a personable, easy-going team member with a positive attitude, and a strong desire to be part of an incredible team that strives to provide the best patient experience.

Excellent base salary plus incentives, health insurance offered with the position. Local anesthetic licensure, radiographs, excellent skills in perio diagnosis, treatment diagnosis, and communication are essential. We pride ourselves in doing the best possible work for our patients. We want a hygienist who is passionate about their patients and doing quality work. Please send a resume and references.

We are excited to meet you!

Salary: $40.00 - $50.00 per hour

$10,000 SIGN ON BONUS!!!

Provide superior patient care and service; exhibit outstanding customer service and hospitality as well as chair side manner.
Take radiographs of patients using standard dental radiographic equipment
Stay on schedule as much as possible to create no patient wait time; help manage patient flow; maintain time flexibility for patient; be present, engaged, ready to work at all assigned shift times.
Educate patient on oral hygiene, health, disease as well as procedures and services; establish/communicate continued care.
Applying preventive materials to the teeth such as fluorides and sealants
Verify patient health history and document appropriately in patients chart.
Maintain patient confidentiality through HIPAA compliance
Perform the following duties as applicable by practice and/or state laws:
Screen for Oral Cancer
Take and record patients' blood pressure accurately
Take alginate impressions and fabricate whitening trays
Maintain accurate and legible notes in patients chart
Assist with other office duties as requested or needed
Valid Dental Hygienist License Minimum of an Associate's degree in Dental Hygiene
Certification for other duties as required by state practice act
Maintain annual OSHA, HIPAA and Infection Control training as required by law
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Versed in Dentrix is preferred
Strong multi-tasking and organizational skills
Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment
Knowledge of all company policies and rules

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Keywords: Taos Dental, Santa Fe , Registered Dental Hygienist, Healthcare , Taos, New Mexico

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