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Dental Hygienist - Cloud Nine Dental

Company: Zola Dental
Location: Beaverton
Posted on: March 13, 2023

Job Description:

Dental Hygienist -Position Summary:

At Cloud Nine Dental, we focus on the patient experience because we -value relationships. - And -because Cloud Nine Dental is not owned by a big corporation, we can be more flexible, accommodating, and convenient. You can have complete trust in joining our team.Working -with us means being part of a dynamic work environment where each one of our employees has the opportunity to make a difference. We love what we do and it shows.We have an environment where employees enjoy coming to work. We work hard, but at the end of the day, we feel a sense of satisfaction that we have helped to improve patients' lives.What we Offer (need benefits info and comp ranges to complete)

  • Pay $50-$55 per hour
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement planReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the responsibilities.Responsibilities:
    Work in partnership with the doctor to capture exam information to be used for treatment planningWork in partnership with the front office team to ensure that world class patient care is delivered and revenue targets are achievedPrepares treatment room for patient by adhering to prescribed procedures and protocolsPrepares patient for dental hygiene treatment by welcoming, soothing, seating, and draping patientProvides information to patients and employees by answering questions and requestsMaintains instrumentation for dental hygiene treatment by sharpening, sterilizing, and selecting instrumentsSelects materials and equipment for dental hygiene visit by evaluating patient's oral healthCompletes dental prophylaxis by cleaning deposits and stains from teeth and from beneath gum marginsDetects disease by completing oral cancer screening; feeling and visually examining gums; using probes to locate periodontal disease and to assess levels of recession; exposing and developing radiographic studiesArrests dental decay by applying fluorides and other cavity- preventing agentsMaintains patient appearance and ability to masticate by fabricating temporary restorations; cleaning and polishing removable appliances; placing, carving, and finishing amalgam restorations; removing cement from crowns and bridgesHelps dentist manage dental and medical emergencies by maintaining cpr certification, emergency drugs and oxygen supply, and directory of emergency numbersEducates patients by giving oral hygiene and plaque control instructions and postoperative instructions; providing reminders of time of next dental hygiene visitDocuments dental hygiene services by recording vital signs and medical and dental histories; charting in patient records
    Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidentialMaintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulationsProtects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocolsEnsures operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniquesMaintains dental supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of suppliesConserves dental resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job resultsMaintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societiesContributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.Qualifications:
    At least 3 years experience as a hygienistExperience selling dental hygiene products with a proven sales recordCommitment to providing world class patient experienceExcellent communication skillsKnowledge of basic computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook (e-mail and contact management plus Windent preferred)Professional appearanceUse of Dental Technology, Dental Health Maintenance, Infection Control, Health Promotion and MaintenanceCreating a Safe, Effective EnvironmentListening, Teamwork, Thoroughness, Self-DevelopmentWe provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all applicants and employees, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations.
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Keywords: Zola Dental, Beaverton , Dental Hygienist - Cloud Nine Dental, Healthcare , Beaverton, Oregon

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