Company: Friedman Dental Group
Location: Palm Beach
Posted on: November 13, 2021
Job Description If you are ambitious and are looking to work in
the most exclusive and prestigious area of South Florida, this is a
one-of-a-kind opportunity for you. Our office is located in Palm
Beach Island not far from the Breakers. We are looking for a
qualified, competent, and experienced hygienist to perform hygiene
services in one of the most high-end quality practices in town. The
Dental Hygienist is at the forefront of patient care and services
at Palm Beah Dental Specialists. The ideal candidate in this
position must have: excellent time management, skilled in offering
adjunctive services, must be confident, a great communicator, and
of course maintain a positive attitude. The scope of the work
encompasses a variety of clinical duties which promote excellent
quality of care in the prevention and treatment of dental disease,
promotion of dental health, effective and efficient operation of
the practice and fosters favorable public relations with patients,
teams, and dentists. JOB DUTIES: Performs all hygiene functions
according to policies. Accurately document patient's health profile
and review every visit, including allergies, current medications,
surgeries, and new medical conditions. Document patient's chief
complaint or concern, relay thin information to the dentist and
record how it is to be addressed. Record in patient's chart all
existing dental restoration. Expose and process necessary
radiographs prescribed by the dentist utilizing digital technology.
Use the intraoral camera to document the condition of existing
teeth, existing dental restorations, the appearance and signs of
current soft tissue health or presence of disease, and lesions or
areas of concern. Update photos as dental treatment are completed.
Record in the patient's chart the dentist's comprehensive treatment
plan to address the dental disease of both the soft and hard
tissues, and record sequence and priority of treatment plan.
Perform adult or child prophylaxis on a healthy patient. Apply
fluoride varnish when indicated on children or adult patients.
Apply sealants when indicated, and document in clinical chart.
Perform a full mouth debridement if prescribed by the dentist.
Perform periodontal scaling a root planning prescribed by the
dentist on patients diagnosed with periodontal disease. Apply
chemotherapeutic agents in the treatment of periodontal disease
when prescribed by the dentist. Provide patient education so the
patient understands the level of oral health existing in his/her
mouth, and address how to improve or continue to maintain the
patient's best possible oral health, and document in clinical
notes. Perform charting duties with accuracy and speed utilizing
auxiliary personnel when available. Must maintain minimum CE credit
hours, CPR, and radiology certificate. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Graduate of accredited or certified dental hygiene program. Minimum
3 years of dental hygienist experience Florida State issued Hygiene
License. CPR certification. State-issued Radiology Certificate.
Excellent communication and bedside manner Strong aptitude for
detail, and ability to work independently, required Strong
organizational, problem-solving, communication, and interpersonal
skills required Computer Proficiency required Happy and positive
thinking, able to project this attitude around others Flexible &
adaptable nature to work in a continuously evolving environment
Bilingual preferred but not required EMPLOYMENT: Monday to Friday
in the Palm Beach location Job Type: Part-time 2-3 days Salary:
$35.00-38.00 /hour Bonus Benefits: 401(k) Dental in house insurance
PTO, Vacation, and holiday pay Medical insurance reimbursement
Schedule: 8-hour shift Work Location: One location Employment Type:
Part Time Years Experience: 1 - 3 years Salary: $35 - $38 Hourly
Keywords: Friedman Dental Group, Palm Beach , Dental Hygienist, Healthcare , Palm Beach, Florida
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