Job ID: 191718109

Job Description

Job Type:                                          Full Time

Days of Week:                                 Mon, Tue, Wed, Thurs., Fri

Location:                                          Nacogdoches, TX 75961 

 

Description:

This position offers competitive pay plus paid time off, medical, dental, vision, life, and retirement located   in a new desirable office location and teamwork amongst co-workers. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Summary:
The Dental Hygienist will be under the direct supervision of a dentist as well as the Manager of Oral Health Initiatives, promote dental health by completing dental prophylaxis; providing oral cancer screening and radiographic studies; charting conditions of decay and disease; performing procedures in compliance with the dental practice act, and other duties assigned by management. 

License Requirements: 
Certification as a Dental Hygienist from an accredited dental hygiene school. Current Dental Hygiene license issued by the state of Texas. 
 

Primary Responsibilities: 

Prepares treatment room for patient by adhering to prescribed procedures and protocols Prepares patient for dental hygiene treatment by welcoming, soothing, seating, and draping patient.  Maintains instrumentation for dental hygiene treatment.  Completes dental prophylaxis by cleaning deposits and stains from teeth and from beneath gum margins. Detects disease by completing oral cancer screening.  Arrests dental decay by applying fluorides and other cavity-preventing agents.  Educates patients by giving oral hygiene and plaque control instructions and postoperative instructions; providing reminders of time of next dental hygiene visit.  Documents dental hygiene services by recording vital signs and medical and dental histories; charting in patient records. Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.  Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols. Ensures operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements.   Maintains dental supply inventory; placing orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies.   Conserves dental resources by using equipment and supplies as needed. Maintains a sterile and neat working environment according to current infections control procedures. Completes all forms in an orderly and accurate fashion.  Explains treatment and answer questions concerning treatment.  Adhere to company policies and procedures. Attend all mandatory in-services and staff development activities as scheduled. Adheres to company standards concerning conduct, dress, attendance, and punctuality. Supports company-wide quality/performance improvement goals and objectives. 
 

Please send all resumes to Lajayness Watson, Director of Administration, by email: click to view

 or by fax: click to view.

For additional questions please call click to view ext. 10

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