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Dental Hygienist

Job posting (12/6/22)

 
Employer:

More Smiles Wisconsin

Madison, WI 53703

 
JOB DETAILS
Pay
  • $35.00 per hour

Job type
  • Part-time

Schedule
  • Flexible schedule

  • 8 hour shift

  • Day shift

  • No weekends

  • Self-determined schedule

  • Work Location: one location

Benefits
  • Health insurance

  • Paid time off

  • 401(k)

  • Vision insurance

  • Flexible schedule

 
JOB DESCRIPTION

More Smiles Wisconsin is looking for a part-time Dental Hygienist who can make a big impact on patients with big needs. Your work will make a huge difference in saving the the smiles of individuals right here in our community. We’re looking for a caring and talented hygienist to own the hygiene role at our downtown Madison location 3 days per week (8 hour-shifts, 8:00-4:00 but hours can be adjusted if needed). The position comes with paid lunch breaks, the understanding for work-life balance and lengthy patient appointment times to provide enriching patient care and education.

 

ACTIVITIES FOR THIS POSITION INCLUDE: 
Patient Care Services
  • Perform prophylaxis on adult and child patients, including scaling, subgingivally removing plaque and calculus, and deep scaling when needed

  • Provide fluoride treatments

  • Perform radiographs as a diagnostic tool

  • Perform intra-oral and extra oral screenings and report findings to the dentist

  • Perform initial periodontal evaluations to measure and record pocket depths; chart and report findings to the dentist

  • Administer sealants and/or anesthesia

  • Blood pressure screenings

  • Oral irrigation of perio pockets

Patient Relations
  • Provide direct services in a manner that effectively and positively approaches a patient’s needs and concerns; including disabled or special needs patients

  • Provide appropriate dental education to patients regarding oral health

 

Administrative Services
  • Interview patients and update health histories prior to treatment

  • Make accurate computer entries for charges, scheduling (to include all recall appointments), treatment plans, patient information changes and verification of information between chart and computer record

  • Enter accurate and complete information in the chart and complete and sign proper forms as appropriate.

  • Route pre-authorization requests to the Clinic Admin

  • Perform other duties as assigned in support of team and clinic operations

 

QUALIFIED APPLICANTS must currently be licensed to practice dental hygiene in Wisconsin. One year of dental hygiene experience and license to administer local anesthetic preferred but not required.

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