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Registered Dental Hygienist

13954 W Waddell Rd #112 Surprise, AZ 85379

We are a private practice in Surprise, Arizona looking for a Dental Hygienist to join our amazing Team! The ideal candidate is personable, energetic, positive, compassionate, and efficient who will establish long-term relationships with patients. New graduates are welcome!

We are very family friendly and strive for a great work-life balance and pleasant work atmosphere! No evenings, Fridays, or weekends. We finish the day early on Halloween to allow time to get the kids ready and start the first day school later to enjoy drop off and get those beginning of the year photos! 

We want our hygienists to have adequate time to do high quality work - this means one hour for adult prophies, one hour per quadrant of SRP, and one hour lunch. No double booking.

This position will begin at 3 days per week (Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday) and will eventually grow to 4 (Monday-Thursday). The office utilizes Dentrix; experience with Dentrix is a bonus, but not required.
Compensation is DOE. We offer PTO and health benefits. 

If you love what you do and are ready to find your new dental home, we can't wait to meet you!

Responsibilities

  • Ensure patients feel comfortable and at ease
  • Maintain punctuality and keep appointments running on time
  • Sterilize dental instruments properly; set up and take down own room
  • Conduct initial mouth screenings and check oral health history
  • Identify gingivitis, periodontal disease, and areas of concern and educate patients on their oral health
  • Utilize ultrasonic scaler and hand scalers during prophylaxis and SRP
  • Utilize laser and chlorhexidine irrigation during SRP
  • Provide local anesthesia when necessary
  • Take X-rays, intraoral photos, provide fluoride treatments, and polish coronally
  • Maintain proper documentation on each patient; schedule patients for their next hygiene visit

Skills

  • Proficiency in Dentrix software is a plus, but not required
  • Outstanding communication and writing skills
  • A team-centered mentality
  • A friendly, personable, and compassionate personality
  • Attention to detail and punctual
  • Diploma in Dental Hygiene
  • Valid license to practice dental hygiene in Arizona

Details

Location: Surprise, AZ
Employment Type: Part-Time
Skill Level: Not Applicable
Functions: Healthcare
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