Posted 4 weeks ago

The Dental Hygienist is responsible for building strong patient relationships while having a passion for oral health, maximizing and maintaining a high level of professionalism and personal image that upholds the dental office standards of integrity and quality while providing excellent customer service.

WHAT WE OFFER

-Full-Time Permanent Position. Monday to Friday
-$50.00 – $60.00 per hour, depending on experience
-Benefits
-Three weeks of annual vacation
-Fun, Friendly Environment and a great Team!

RESPONSIBILITIES

-Prepare treatment room for patients by adhering to prescribed procedures and protocols; maintaining a well-stocked and clean room
-Welcome patients to the dental office
-Attend morning huddles and meetings
-Engage with patients to ensure a caring environment
-Prepare customers for hygiene treatments or checkups, ensuring their comfort
-Select and set up instruments, equipment, and materials needed
-Complete a preliminary exam on each new dental service patient
-Clean and remove stains, plaque, and tartar from teeth
-Apply fluorides and sealants for tooth protection
-Take digital Radiographs
-Administer local anesthetics to patients
-Document treatment plans and care performed on patients with accurate and appropriate patient record keeping
-Examine each patient’s oral health and communicate all findings to the dentist
-Educate patients on how to care for their teeth with good oral hygiene, including proper brushing and flossing, using effective communication skills, and empathy when communicating with patients
-Provide tailored experience based on patients’ expectations to develop and retain patient loyalty
-Prepare attachments for Invisalign aligners
-Itero scanning

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS

The candidate should have at least two years of experience in a dental office with the following attributes and skills:

-Dental Hygienist Certification, preferably certified to operate soft tissue diode laser for bacterial reduction as an adjunctive therapy to treat periodontal disease.
-Experienced in Maxident an asset
-Excellent customer service skills
-Excellent clinical skills
-Familiar with all dental procedures
-Experienced with Invisalign
-Understanding of procedure codes
-Experienced in productive scheduling
-Familiar with the correct sterilization methods in compliance with dental regulations
-Must be CPR certified or willing to obtain certification
-WHMIS certification is an asset
-Dedicated team player with a commitment to job and career
-Integrity and honesty
-Able to multi-task, be self-motivated, and able to work independently but work well with
others
-Highly organized
-Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy and attention to detail
-Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
-Strong communication skills, verbal and written. The employee must be able to write clear and concise communication
-Self-starter with a high degree of professional judgment and an intrinsic desire to continually learn and grow
-Hard-working and dependable
-High energy, positive, enthusiastic attitude
-Goal-oriented and driven by challenges
-Professional appearance

Collingwood Dentistry is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, pregnancy, genetic information, or any other consideration prohibited by law.

All applicants will be treated with absolute confidentiality.

Job Types: Full-time

Salary: $50.00 – $60.00 per hour, depending on experience

Schedule:
Monday to Friday

Experience:
2 years (preferred)

Language:
English (preferred)

Licence/Certification:
Dental Hygienist Certification (required)

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