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Dental Hygienist

Kevin H. Speer, PC
Oak Grove, OR  •  Permanent Job

$42-48/ hour DOE
Work Days
Experience Required
at least 1 year

We are a busy private practice in search of an experienced dental hygienist to add to our team. Required hours are Monday-Thursday 6:30am-3:15ish (pt hours are 7-3). 

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Greeting and seating patients 

  • Taking digital X-rays as needed 

  • Charting 

  • Periodontal probing 

  • Reviewing med hx with all patients 

  • Adult and Child Prophylaxis, Periodontal Maintenance, FMD, SRP's 

  • Fluoride tx and sealant placement 

  • Co-diagnosing and reinforcing treatment recommended by doctor 

  • Diagnosing periodontal disease and educating patients on the disease process 

  • Entering treatment plans into computer 

  • Entering existing restorations into computer 

  • Assisting doctor with exams 

  • Communicating with front office using digital route slips 

  • Setting up and tearing down operatories 

  • Sterilizing hygiene instruments 

  • Restocking operatories 

  • Sanitizing operatories 

  • Dismissing patients and reinforcing importance of next recall 

  • Reviewing charts in preparation for next day's patients 

  • End of day clean-up (taking out garbages, turning off equipment, preparing operatory for next day)

Candidates MUST have the following skills/attributes:

  • Time efficient

  • Positive attitude 

  • Reliable and punctual 

  • Willingness to help out wherever needed 

  • Comfortable diagnosing perio and educating patients on the disease process 

  • Strong communication skills 

  • Ability to deal with conflict in a diplomatic fashion 

  • Ability to keep patients comfortable throughout their visit 

  • Compassionate to patients' various needs 

  • Tech savvy

Benefits include medical, dental, & vision, PTO, paid holidays, and 401k with company match.

Please submit cover letter and resume for consideration.


Posted about 1 month ago