Dental Hygienist

Employer
HEARTLAND DENTAL
Location
Fredericksburg, VA
Posted
Jul 13, 2018
Closes
Jul 16, 2018
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Responsibilities: As a Dental Hygienist, you will clean teeth and examine patient oral areas, head and neck for signs of oral disease. You will also record and review patient medical histories. Additional responsibilities and requirements of the Dental Hygienist include: Cleaning calcareous deposits, accretions and stains from teeth and beneath gum margins with dental instruments Charting conditions of dental decay and disease for diagnosis and treatment by the dentist Maintaining and sterilizing dental equipment Applying fluorides and other cavity preventing agents to prevent dental decay Qualifications Requirements: Ability to prepare dental equipment and instruments Excellent working knowledge of overall dentistry and dental hygiene procedures, dental patient screening and medical history documentation Ability to travel at minimum one time per quarter for training; potentially out of state Dentrix computer experience a plus Experience using Vizilite, Velscope and/or Diagnodent a plus Experience using electronic medical records a plus Leadership skills Education: Valid Dental Hygienist license in the state for which you apply Minimum of an Associate s degree in Dental Hygiene, Bachelor s degree a plus CPR Certification Heartland Dental provides all employees and applicants for employment the protections of federal, state, and local laws affording equal opportunity in employment.

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