Position:  Licensed Dental Hygienist

Office Location:  Jordan, MN

Position Hours:  Full- or part-time hours available, Monday – Thursday

Job Responsibilities:

    • Deliver direct care to patients according to established dental hygienist procedure.
    • Perform routine treatment procedures such as prophylaxis, x-rays, application of sealants and fluorides, etc.
    • Assess dental condition and needs of patients, using screening procedures to include medical history review, x-rays, dental and perio charting.
    • Provide perio therapy treatment as needed.
    • Administer local anesthetic or nitrous oxide sedation as needed.
    • Assist with or institute emergency measures for sudden adverse developments during treatment.
    • Professional and courteously manage patients during dental procedures.
      • Inform patients of and explain dental procedures being performed.
    • Conduct dental charting and ensure patient information is entered timely and correctly into the patient’s electronic record in Dentrix.
    • Develop and implement individualized dental care plans.
    • Perform patient education, discharge planning, and patient/family teaching under the supervision of staff dentists.
    • Assist in preparation of patient care areas and in the patient admission, transfer and discharge process as required.
    • Prepare reports and assist as needed/directed with patient reception, telephone calls, routine triage and other office duties.
    • Be cooperative, helpful, and a positive role model with dental assisting and/or hygiene student rotations.


Benefits: 
This position offers a sign-on bonus and full benefits.  This position is also eligible for the National Health Service Core Scholarship program (NHSC).

Skills/Abilities/Qualifications:

    • Diploma/degree in Dental Hygiene and holds a current registration/license in Minnesota as a dental hygienist.
    • Proven ability to independently assess the nature and extent of dental, periodontal and associated conditions and pathology in dental patients.
    • Abide by ethical standards of licensing board.
    • Experience working with a diverse population of people.
    • Strong interpersonal skills.
    • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
    • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
    • Ability to work independently or in a team environment.
    • Confidence, professional judgement and grace under pressure.
    • Bi-lingual skills are a plus.

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