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Dental Hygienist

Iowa City, IA

Job Information:

Established, family focused dental office has an opening for a permanent, full time Registered Dental Hygienist. Regular work hours are Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 7:15 am – 4pm and Thursdays 7:45 am-5pm. We offer competitive salary as well as additional benefits, including employee group health insurance and retirement plan contributions, paid continuing education and free dental for family.

We are a team oriented, patient centered practice that emphasizes prevention and building long term relationships with our patients. As such, this position requires a highly motivated, team oriented individual willing to help other members of the dental team and to build relationships with patients and co-workers. The applicant must be self-motivated, adaptable, able to get along well with others and demonstrate a positive attitude. If these qualities describe you, we would love to have you join our team.

Main Job Resposibilities:
  • Provide routine cleanings, scaling and root planing, and periodontal maintenance treatment
  • Records treatment information in the patient’s electronic chart, including treatment rendered and the type of treatment planned
  • Makes digital radiographs including, but not limited to, panoramic, bitewings and periapicals to determine extent of any decay and disease.
  • Instructs patients in oral hygiene technique, answering patient questions and providing other educational information relevant to oral hygiene.
  • Prepares all treatment rooms including, but not limited to, set-up, decontamination, sterilizing and sharpening all instrument, cleaning hand pieces and room, restocking supplies.
  • Cross-trained to do set ups, clean and prepare other office areas.
  • Cross-trained to perform administrative functions to include, but not limited to, answering phone calls and scheduling patients.
Qualifications
  • Associate or advanced degree in Dental Hygiene
  • State of Iowa certification/licensure as required to work as a Dental Hygienist, active CPR and compliance with any other licensing or credentialing requirements 
  • One year or more of relevant experience in the dental industry preferred
  • Current state of Iowa certification to administer local anesthesia preferred

Applying for:

Dental Hygienist

Bren O'Connor, D.D.S.

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Applying for:

Dental Hygienist

Bren O'Connor, D.D.S.

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108 E. Market St, Iowa City, IA 52245

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108 E. Market St, Iowa City, IA 52245

Posted 07/24/18

Job ID: 65095