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Dental Hygienist Needed In CEDAR PARK, TX on June 28, 2024

CEDAR PARK / TX

Temporary Position
2024-05-27

Position
dental hygienist
Rate
$55/hr
Date
June 28, 2024
Time
6:45 AM - 4:00 PM

  • Provide clinical services and health education to improve and maintain oral health such as brushing, flossing, and other plaque control methods.

  • Take and record medical and dental histories and updated personal information in patient’s chart.

  • Responsible for continuous improvement and solicits patient feedback to improve patient satisfaction

  • Greets and prepares patients for treatment.

  • Reviews patient charts, medical and dental history, treatment information, and records vital signs.

  • Administers local anesthesia, nitrous oxide/oxygen analgesia sedation, and oxygen (if certified).

  • Assesses the oral cavity for the presence of periodontal disease, obvious carious lesions, restorations, missing teeth, visible calculus, extraneous material on tooth surfaces, areas of recession, cosmetic concerns, specialty screenings, occlusion concerns, and suspicious tissue lesions.

  • Provides coronal polishing to remove extrinsic stain.

  • Provides debridement and/or scaling and root planning procedures with ultrasonic and/or hand instruments to remove accretions and stains from coronal and root surfaces.

  • Carefully removes bacteria supra/sub gingivally to assist with managing health within the periodontium

  • Treats the infection of periodontal disease with appropriate medicaments

  • Applies topical fluorides

  • Applies bleaching agents

  • Fabricates and sizes  temporary crowns and removes cement where delegable

  • Polishes and contours restorations- if appropriate

  • Provides preventive care and oral hygiene education.

  • Maintains hygiene treatment supply inventory, sterilizes, disinfects and maintains dental hygiene equipment and instruments.

  • Prepares operatory, instruments and tray setups for treatment.

  • Maintains a productive hygiene schedule by actively participating in patient recruitment, rescheduling missed appointments and partnering with the doctor to ensure timely therapeutic care.

  • Conducts work in compliance with state regulations, office policies and procedures, and OSHA guidelines.

  • Actively participates in the achievement of patient satisfaction and office production goals by working efficiently and providing a high level of patient service.

  • Appropriately and comprehensively documents services performed during a customer’s visit

  • Assists with other duties as needed.

Education and/or years of experience:

  • Dental Hygiene Degree from accredited Dental Hygiene Program

  • One+ years of experience preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Active State Hygiene License

  • State Anesthesia Administration License (where applicable)

  • Nitrous oxide/oxygen analgesia certification (where applicable)

  • CPR Certification

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to effectively interact with a diverse population of health care customers

  • Critical thinking skills and clinical competency

  • Strong organizational and coordination skills.

  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and meet deadlines.

  • Ability to read, write and speak English

  • Knowledge and adaptability to documentation modalities (Electronic or paper)

  • Basic computer skills and use of digital imaging software


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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