Company: Friedman Dental Group
Location: Palm Beach
Posted on: November 17, 2021
Job DescriptionIf 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 patients health profile
and review every visit, including allergies, current medications,
surgeries, and new medical conditions. Document patients chief
complaint or concern, relay thin information to the dentist and
record how it is to be addressed. Record in patients 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 patients chart the dentists 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
patients 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.MINIMUMREQUIREMENTS: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 requiredEMPLOYMENT:Monday to Friday in the Palm Beach location
Job Type: Part-time 2-3 days Salary: $35.00-38.00 /hour
BonusBenefits: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:
Keywords: Friedman Dental Group, Palm Beach , Dental Hygienist, Healthcare , Palm Beach, Florida
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