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Registered Dental Hygienist

Company: Taos Dental
Location: Taos
Posted on: May 18, 2023

Job Description:

Overview: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! SIGN ON BONUS Salary: $40.00 - $50.00 per hour DOEResponsibilitiesProvide 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 equipmentStay 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 sealantsVerify patient health history and document appropriately in patients chart.Maintain patient confidentiality through HIPAA compliancePerform the following duties as applicable by practice and/or state laws:Screen for Oral CancerTake and record patients' blood pressure accuratelyTake alginate impressions and fabricate whitening traysMaintain accurate and legible notes in patients chartAssist with other office duties as requested or neededQualificationsValid Dental Hygienist License Minimum of an Associate's degree in Dental HygieneCertification for other duties as required by state practice actMaintain annual OSHA, HIPAA and Infection Control training as required by lawExcellent verbal and written communication skillsVersed in Dentrix is preferredStrong multi-tasking and organizational skillsAbility to work well in a fast-paced environmentKnowledge of all company policies and rulesINDHRDH01

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

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