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Registered Dental Hygienist

Company: GLAD Specialized Family Dentistry
Location: Arlington
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Do you like to learn and be challenged? Join our friendly, patient-centered, Complete Health--- focused, and team-driven practice. If you are cheerful, run on time, enjoy putting people at ease, and educating patients, this is your career opportunity.The Team's vision at Our Practice:The GO-to practice to FEEL Great, Be Healthier and LOOK BETTERThe Team's purpose at Our Practice:We enhance the quality of people's lives, starting with our ownThe Values at Our Practice:Go-getter, Leadership, Accountable, Dedication, Teamwork, Exuberant happiness, Always patient-centric, Master consistencyOur Philosophy:We are a full-service family owned dental practice looking out for our patients' Complete Health--- through the most thorough care available. Our team seeks to empower our patients and their families, coworkers and friends. We are looking for a Rockstar RDH or whom we like to call HYGENIUS---. The ideal candidate is confident and committed to serving patients and connecting with them to deliver the best healthcare.Job Responsibilities:

  • Understand and believe in what constitute a "Healthy Mouth" and compare each patient's mouth to the standard using the "Healthy Mouth Baseline" as a guide.
  • Update patients' medical history, record blood pressure, uncover any new conditions, among other things.
  • Perform a comprehensive periodontal evaluation, including probe depths, bleeding points, recessions, mobility, furcation, and so-on. Use "Standards Of Care" and "Healthy Mouth Baseline" as guidelines. Chart any progress/decline and advise the patient.
  • Identify failing dental restorations, decay, and/or open contact.
  • Use the intraoral camera on every patient and use the photos to educate patients about their oral health.
  • Perform oral prophylaxis, polish, and educate patients on home care instructions.
  • Perform periodontal treatment on all patient as needed based on "Standards of Care" guidelines.
  • Discuss any unscheduled treatment with patients using visual tools and verbal skills to educate and motivate them.
  • Uncover patients' "Personal Motivators" during the visit and record them in their charts. Summarize your findings to the patient and educate them about the potential consequences of their condition if let untreated. Educate the patients regarding the next steps that the Doctor will likely recommend. Uncover any concerns that the patient may have and alert the appropriate person (i.e. Treatment Coordinator).
  • Advise the Doctor when a patient is ready for an exam. Inform the Doctor of the patient's periodontal score, what was completed during the visit, any unfinished treatments, recall intervals and any medical/personal concerns the patient may have. Include their "Personal Motivator" as appropriate.
  • Schedule patients for a future Continuing Care appointment, emphasizing the need for continuing care and the recommended next appointment interval.The Ideal Candidate:
    • Is committed to continuing growth
    • Is a team-player
    • Has the ability to think outside the box, create better processes and collaborate
    • Is dedicated to operating with integrity (Keeping your word)
    • Is deeply passionate about serving others
    • Is positive and like to have fun
    • Is responsibleCompetitive salary, benefits, and bonus plan. Close-knit office unit.Please respond By email:
      • In the subject of the put "I'm your world-class Hygenius---"
      • In the body of the email, write why you are the right person for the position
      • Attach your Resume
      • Include your salary requirementsSkills:
        • General Practice
        • Pediatric
        • Dentrix
        • PeriodonticsBenefits:
          • Dental
          • PTO
          • Bonuses

Keywords: GLAD Specialized Family Dentistry, Arlington , Registered Dental Hygienist, Healthcare , Arlington, Massachusetts

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