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Dental Hygienist

Dental Hygienist

Job ID 
2017-4118
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-MI-Westland
Type 
Regular Part-Time
Category 
Healthcare

More information about this job

Overview

We have an opening for a Dental Hygienist in our Westland, Michigan location.  This position will be a part-time Dental Hygienist position; only working Saturday's.  We offer competitive salary and excellent work environment! Apply today!
As one of the country's largest dental support organizations, we have more than 280 affiliated dental practices throughout thirteen states. Formed in 1991, Dental Care Alliance is a ground-breaking dental support organization created by dentists, and focused on improving the well-being of both patients and dentists.
If you are looking for a fun and rewarding career, you have come to the right place. We offer employment opportunities that promote professional, personal, and financial growth. We work extremely hard to provide our employees with continuous professional development and a supportive work environment. Competitive wages, great benefits, and opportunities for advancement are just a few reasons why a career with us is an investment in your future; make Dental Care Alliance your employer of choice.

Responsibilities

Essential responsibilities include:
- Through the delivery of periodontal therapies and other hygiene-related services, Dental Hygienists are committed to improving the oral health of patients. Candidates must be enthusiastic about their dental work, and willing to provide the highest level of care at all times 
- Under limited supervision, the Dental Hygienist provides oral hygiene dental treatment and oral hygiene care and education in accordance with guidelines approved, issued, and regulated by the state in which they work.
- Patient screening, medical history and dental charting. 
- Application of fluoride and protective sealants. Removal of calculus, stain and plaque from above and below the gum line. 
- Provides nutritional counseling, and self-care programs to prevent disease. 
- Other duties as required

Qualifications

Desired Skills:
- Graduation from an accredited dental hygiene school. Current state license.
- Current X-ray license required and Local Anesthesia certification preferred.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills