Position: Registered Dental Hygienist

Vacaville Dental Care located in Vacaville

Job Description:

We are looking for a part-time, possibly full-time, hygienist to join our dental family! We pride ourselves on making the patient feel comfortable, while getting to know the patient and giving them the highest quality care possible. Co-diagnose with the dentist and decide treatments for teeth or gum diseases and handle dental emergencies. Must work with patients of all ages. You should have deep knowledge of relevant health and safety rules and a good eye for oral diseases and anomalies. If you have a can do attitude and great chair-side manner, we’d like to meet you. Eaglesoft dental software is a plus. Responsibilities ●  Ensure patients feel as comfortable as possible before their examination ●  Sterilize dental instruments properly ●  Conduct initial mouth screenings and check oral health history ●  Identify conditions like gingivitis, caries or periodontitis ●  Clean and help protect patients’ teeth (e.g. remove plaque or apply fluoride) ●  Educate patients of all ages on proper teeth care (by demonstrating, for example, good brushing techniques) ●  Give instructions to patients after operations or other dental procedures ●  Take digital x-rays and intraoral photos ●  Assist dentists with selecting appropriate treatments for various diseases (including oral cancer) ●  Maintain documentation and charts on each patient ●  Monitor supplies Skills ●  Proven experience as Dental Hygienist or similar role
●  In-depth knowledge of health and safety regulations in this profession (e.g. HIPAA) ●  Experience in preparing and maintaining dental equipment ●  Outstanding communication skills ●  A patient and friendly personality ●  Attention to detail ●  Stamina to meet the physical demands of the job ●  Diploma in Dental Hygiene; Master’s is a plus ●  Valid license to practice Ideal Candidate ●  Have an outgoing personality, love what they do, and be eager to be a part of a team who takes great pleasure in working in a fast pace environment ●  Be efficient in documentation by recording vital signs and medical and dental histories and charting in patient records / notes. ●  Must be motivated and open to learning new concepts, be a problem solver that can take initiative with confidence Job Type: Part-time Pay: $55-65 per hour based on experience Email resume to staff@idontlikedentists.com Vacaville Dental Care 2010-C Harbison Dr Vacaville CA 95687 707-451-4100 www.idontlikedentists.com