DENTAL HYGIENIST, FILL-IN
Company: Marimn Health
Posted on: June 23, 2022
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Work in the Inland Northwest in 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021 and
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benefits, flexible schedules, paid holidays and ability to choose
Please note that this position is in Plummer, ID. Carpool
opportunities are available.
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree from a school accredited by the
Commission on Dental Accreditation of the ADA required. Two years
of experience supervising Dental Assistants in public health or
related field preferred. Licensed in the State of Idaho or license
eligible is required.
ADA ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Hearing: within normal limits with or without use of corrective
Vision: adequate to read 12-point type with or without use of
Must be able to verbally interact with staff, clients and
Manual dexterity of hands/fingers for writing, data entry and
Able to lift up to 40 lbs.
Standing 25% of the day.
Walking 25% of the day
Pushing up to 30 lbs.
Pulling up to 20 lbs.
Strict adherence to the ethics and Code of Conduct as established
by the ADHA, Idaho State Board of Dental Examiners and Marimn
Maintain compliance with annual continuing education and CPR
requirements as established by the Idaho State Board of Dental
Develop and maintain positive relationships with dental and medical
professionals in the community.
Responsible for maximizing clinical procedures during all scheduled
Adequately utilize the "quick call list to fill cancelled/no show
Dental department computers are to be used for departmental/company
Ensure local anesthetic solutions have current expiration
Ensure all materials used for direct patient care have current
Carefully review patient medical and dental history forms.
Accurately chart each patient's periodontal health.
Provide comprehensive dental services to all patients in a non-
discriminatory, confidential and professional atmosphere.
Maintain obligation of staying on time with appointed patients.
Communicate with patients in an understandable and professional
Check on patient comfort during treatment to allay patient
Check on daily schedule with the receptionist for hygiene
Work with receptionist to schedule hygiene patients with
Provide thorough and gentle prophylaxis to patients.
Perform scaling, root planning and selective polishing for
Provide radiographs for patients as prescribed by the dentist.
Provide topical fluoride applications for designated patients.
Perform sealant applications for designated patients as prescribed
by the dentist.
Provide patient education sessions and materials to patients.
Check hygiene room for cleanliness and make necessary changes.
Check and turn on hygiene room equipment.
Gather and review patient charts for the day.
Clean up hygiene room at the end of the day and turn off
Maintain a supply inventory for hygiene treatment.
Review, select and submit orders for patient education
Submit supply orders as necessary.
Infection Control Procedures:
Discard properly all disposable items from each visit.
Assemble soiled instruments and place in sterilization area.
Clean treatment room surfaces with disinfectant solution.
Pre-soak soiled instruments in a disinfectant.
Process instruments in the ultrasonic cleaner tank.
Rinse and soak treatment trays in disinfectant.
Sort and package instruments by tray for proper sterilization.
Store instruments and trays in appropriate places.
Serves as advisor to the Dental Director regarding the total dental
program plans and objectives.
It is expected that the Dental Hygienist will be available to
provide patient care from 8:00 am through 6:30 pm.
Other duties as assigned.
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