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Hygienist

Company: La Cross Dental
Location: Belleville
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

Registered Dental Hygienist - $1500 Sign On Bonus after 60 DaysBelleville, Illinois La Cross Dental, a growing Dental Practice Administration and Laboratory with more than ten office locations that provide general dentistry, pediatric, periodontic, and specialty and cosmetic dental services, is looking to add a Registered Dental Hygienist at our office in Belleville, Illinois. The La Cross Organization is committed to improvement: improving the lives of our patients with high quality dental care in a full range of dental services, improving our communities by promoting healthy living, and improving the lives of our team members with collaborative, positive, and inclusive cultures, training and growth opportunities, and emphasizing the importance of the work-life balance. At La Cross, smiles speak thousands of words! As a Dental Hygienist, you are responsible for working with patients to identify needs for treatment and areas for future monitoring, educating patients and caregivers on proper dental hygiene, infection prevention, and post-treatment instructions. You will work with dentists on treatment plans and accurately maintaining patient documentation and charts. You will be a friendly asset to the office, putting patients at ease, collaborating with, and assisting teammates, and demonstrating enthusiasm and the importance of continued growth and development. If you enjoy putting your stamp on office culture, have the drive to help offices surpass production goals, thrive in a team-oriented, fast-paced office, and want a healthy work-life balance, read on! As a Registered Dental Hygienist, you have experience with and are responsible for:

  • In-depth knowledge of health & safety regulations (HIPAA, OSHA)
  • Proficiently using dental practice management software (Eaglesoft, CareStack, Dentrix, or similar)
  • Taking digital radiographs, X-Rays, &/or impressions
  • Treating periodontal disease according to ADA guidelines and the standards of care, explaining information to patients and addressing concerns
  • Deep knowledge of the prevention skillsets - OCS, prophylaxis, fluoride treatments
  • Conducting initial oral screenings
  • Cleaning and protecting patient's teeth, while keeping a relaxed and friendly chairside manner
  • Educating patients and caregivers about proper dental care, treatment options, and post-procedure care
  • Assisting Dentists with treatment plans for immediate issues and identify longer term areas to monitor
  • Maintaining patient documentation & charts, both hard copies and electronic records
  • Monitoring supplies and equipment, proactively requesting supplies or needs for equipment servicing As a Registered Dental Hygienist, you bring to the table:
    • Valid Dental Hygienist License
    • Local Infiltration and Block Anesthesia Certification
    • CPR BLS - Healthcare Provider Level
    • Sirona (or similar digital radiograph software) experience
    • Experience assisting in different positions or on office-related projects
    • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
    • Compassion, patience, and history of treating all patients with respect
    • Being a team player willing to help coworkers, friendly and kind to everyone, professional and fun - not participating in or encouraging drama or consistently negative (we ALL will always have more to learn, go through life's ups and downs, and everyone benefits from positive attitudes and kind colleagues) PI2bc9e71b7233-31181-34596467

Keywords: La Cross Dental, Belleville , Hygienist, Other , Belleville, Illinois

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