Hygienist

Essential Functions:

  • Prepares treatment room for patient by following prescribed procedures and protocols.
  • Prepares patient for dental treatment by welcoming, comforting, seating, and draping patient.
  • Provides instrumentation by sterilizing and delivering instruments to treatment area; positioning instruments for dentist’s access; suctioning; passing instruments.
  • Provides materials by selecting, mixing, and placing materials on instruments and in the patient’s mouth.
  • Maintains patient appearance and ability to masticate by fabricating temporary restorations; cleaning and polishing removable appliances.
  • Educates patients by giving oral hygiene, plaque control, and postoperative instructions.
  • Documents dental care services by charting in patient records.
  • Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
  • 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.
  • Maintains dental supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies.
  • Conserves dental resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.

Our Ideal Candidate:

  • Desire to learn and educate others
  • Positive attitude
  • Multitasking ability
  • Open Dental experience is a plus!

If this sounds like a good fit for you, please reply to this ad with a resume and two professional references. We look forward to hearing from you!

Spokane Valley dentist office looking for an amazing hygienist wanting to grow personally and professionally.

Our Vision:
Multi-doctor practice with all specialty procedures in one place. Personal and professional growth and advancement. Patient centered. Building relationships. Ultimate convenience and patient experience. Modern technologies.

Our Culture:
Work hard and play hard. Fun at work. Discover and embrace our individual gifts, and then share those with our patients, team members, and families. Celebration and acknowledgment of our achievements.

Our Benefits:
Paid holidays, paid time off, healthcare reimbursement, bonus structure, yearly uniform stipend, and the chance to be a part of an awesome team!

Essential Functions

  • Prepare and properly set up treatment rooms for hygiene procedures. Review and update patient’s health history; chart progress, treatments, and home care compliance.
  • Clean calcareous deposits, accretions, and stains from teeth and beneath margins of gums, using dental instruments, including scaling and root planning for patients with periodontal disease
  • Assess and evaluate patient through exam, patient records, and patient’s medical history to assist in diagnosis of dental hygiene problems, disease, and efficacy of administered treatment plans. Complete scheduled treatments.
  • Recognize early signs of periodontal disease; chart restorations and notate areas of concern.
  • Capture x-rays using our digital process; capable of interpreting x-rays independently.
  • Use probes to examine gums to locate periodontal recessed gums and signs of gum disease.
  • Communicate findings to patient and doctor.
  • Select, mix, and place materials on instruments and in the patient’s mouth, as needed.
  • Educate and motivate patient on proper oral hygiene and corrective/preventative measures.
  • Work chair side with Dentist, assist doctor in hygiene examination.
  • Assist in sterilization duties.
  • Maintain hygiene hand pieces and instruments in good repair and sufficient supply.
  • Must be able to work both independently and cooperatively in team settings displaying exceptional skill.
  • Time management in order to set and maintain own and subordinate procedure and task schedules.
  • Apply fluorides and other cavities preventing agents from arresting dental decay.
  • Other duties and tasks, as assigned periodically.

Pay is dependent on experience
Schedule – We are a practice open 7 days a week, we will need this position to be available for possible weekends and/or evening shifts

Our Ideal Candidate:

  • Desire to learn and educate others
  • Positive attitude
  • Multitasking ability
  • Open Dental experience is a plus!

If this sounds like a good fit for you, please reply to this ad with your current cover letter and resume. We look forward to hearing from you!