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Dental Hygienist

Company: Friedman Dental Group
Location: Palm Beach
Posted on: November 13, 2021

Job Description:

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 Bonus/Commission: Yes

Keywords: Friedman Dental Group, Palm Beach , Dental Hygienist, Healthcare , Palm Beach, Florida

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