Dental Hygienist – Drs. Shaw and Zuker – Melville, NY

We are looking for a Dental Hygienist to join our wonderful team. To start, we need alternate Saturdays and 2-4 Mondays per month. We are looking for a motivated, kind individual who enjoys interacting with patients. S/he must be gentle but thorough. We schedule patients on the hour, and pride ourselves in our caring and quality of treatment.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure patients feel as comfortable as possible before their examination
  • Sterilize dental instruments properly
  • Conduct initial oral screenings and check oral health history
  • Identify conditions like gingivitis, caries or periodontitis
  • Clean and help protect patients’ teeth (e.g. remove plaque or apply fluoride)
  • Educate patients of all ages on proper teeth care (by demonstrating, for example, good brushing techniques)
  • Give instructions to patients after operations or other dental procedures
  • Take X-rays or dental impressions
  • Assist dentists with selecting appropriate treatments for various diseases (including oral cancer)
  • Maintain documentation and charts on each patient
  • Monitor supplies

Skills

  • Proven experience as Dental Hygienist (will consider new graduates)
  • In-depth knowledge of health and safety regulations in this profession (e.g. HIPAA)
  • Experience in preparing and maintaining dental equipment
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • A patient and friendly personality
  • Attention to detail
  • Stamina to meet the physical demands of the job
  • Diploma in Dental Hygiene
  • Valid license to practice

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $35.00 – $45.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Weekend availability

COVID-19 considerations:
All patients wear a mask in the waiting area. We have HEPA filters in each operatory, as well as barriers at the front desk and on the doors to operatories.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • Dental Hygiene license (Required)

Work Location: One location

Source: Indeed.com
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