Perform the usual and customary procedures of a Registered Dental Hygienist within compliance of state regulations. In addition to oral procedures, the hygienist must maintain an aseptic work area, be organized and self-motivated, and coordinate patient flow.
Assess oral health condition including oral exam Expose radiographs as needed. Review patients' medical history and records Dental charting and documentation Intraoral camera use Instruct and educate patients in good oral hygiene habits, dental procedures, and options for care Clean, scale, and polish teeth Perform post-operative patient care Apply fluoride desensitizer and/or varnish Clean and stock operatories Control supplies and order as needed Anticipate doctor's needs and assist with patient exam General: Perform any reasonable request from manager and/or DMD's Responsible for complying with OSHA, HIPPA security, and privacy policies at all times.
Exceptional human relations skills Ability to maintain professional demeanor at all times, even under stress Ability to maintain outgoing, friendly attitude with patients and staff even under pressure Ability to work with interruptions and to manage multiple priorities Ability to speak, understand, and write fluent English Knowledge of correct grammar, spelling, and punctuation Ability to complete tasks within time frame Manual dexterity Knowledge of dentistry Ability to view patient needs as top priority Computer literate
We have an exciting practice having 11 employees, which includes 2 doctors. Our office hours are 7:30-5 pm Monday through Thursday each week. We are located in Cody Wyoming just 50 miles from Yellowstone National Park.