Talented Registered Dental Hygienist Needed

Dental Hygienist Needed In MEMPHIS, TN on May 21, 2024

MEMPHIS / TN

Temporary Position
2024-05-13

Position
dental hygienist
Rate
$45/hr
Date
May 21, 2024
Time
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Responsibilities:


• Ensure patients feel as comfortable as possible before their examination

• Sterilize dental instruments properly

• Conduct initial mouth screenings and check oral health history

• Identify conditions like gingivitis, caries or periodontitis

• Clean and help protect patients’ teeth (e.g. remove plaque or apply fluoride)

• Educate patients of all ages on proper teeth care (by demonstrating, for example, good brushing techniques)

• Give instructions to patients after operations or other dental procedures

• Take X-rays or dental impressions

• Assist dentists with selecting appropriate treatments for various diseases (including oral cancer)

• Maintain documentation and charts on each patient

• Proven experience as Dental Hygienist or similar role

• In-depth knowledge of health and safety regulations in this profession (e.g. HIPAA)

• Experience in preparing and maintaining dental equipment

• Outstanding communication skills

• A patient and friendly personality

• Attention to detail

• Stamina to meet the physical demands of the job

• Diploma in Dental Hygiene

• Valid license to practice


Responsibilities:


• Ensure patients feel as comfortable as possible before their examination

• Sterilize dental instruments properly

• Conduct initial mouth screenings and check oral health history

• Identify conditions like gingivitis, caries or periodontitis

• Clean and help protect patients’ teeth (e.g. remove plaque or apply fluoride)

• Educate patients of all ages on proper teeth care (by demonstrating, for example, good brushing techniques)

• Give instructions to patients after operations or other dental procedures

• Take X-rays or dental impressions

• Assist dentists with selecting appropriate treatments for various diseases (including oral cancer)

• Maintain documentation and charts on each patient

• Proven experience as Dental Hygienist or similar role

• In-depth knowledge of health and safety regulations in this profession (e.g. HIPAA)

• Experience in preparing and maintaining dental equipment

• Outstanding communication skills

• A patient and friendly personality

• Attention to detail

• Stamina to meet the physical demands of the job

• Diploma in Dental Hygiene

• Valid license to practice



This job opportunity is available through onDiem. onDiem is a W-2 compliant staffing platform providing access to healthcare benefits, paid time off, and insurance coverage.

In order to provide all these amazing benefits, you’ll just need to get your onDiem account set up and verify your role as a dental professional. Some documents you may need:
• State License if applicable
• BLS/CPR certification
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