Temp Hygienist

Dental Hygienist Needed In Albuquerque, NM Starting January 30, 2023

Albuquerque / NM

Temporary Position
2022-12-29

Position
dental hygienist
Rate
$55/hr
Date
January 30, 2023
Time
8:45 AM - 7:00 PM

Overview

We are looking for a temporary hygienist to cover one of our hygienist 90 day maternity leave. Their is a possibility that this position can turn into a permanent part time or full time position after the 90days.


Role Responsibilities
  • Accelerated hygiene
  • 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 iTero scanner and fabricate whitening trays
  • Maintain accurate and legible notes in patients chart
  • Assist with other office duties as requested or needed
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Versed in Dentrix
  • Strong multi-tasking and organizational skills
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment
  • Valid Dental Hygienist License and anesthesia 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


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