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October 26th

Dental Hygienist

Lacey, WA 175981 $50-$65/hour Permanent
Benefits offered are paid holidays, vacation, PTO, employee discount, professional development assistance, 401(k) matching.
Job duties include:
  • Knowledgeable and proficient about perio procedures.
  • Knowledgeable about restorative treatment options and can answer dental treatment related questions from patients, and can sequence treatment plan in chart.
  • Great communication skills, friendly with patients, likes working with older pts, polite, patient
  • Detail oriented: keeps room and set up organized, accurate charting
  • Efficient: can work at a fast pace and stay on schedule, great time management skills.
  • Procedures: prophy, perio maintenance, scaling and root planing, local anesthetic, applying fluoride, nitrous oxide, perio charting, radiographs, occlusal adjusts, smoothing/polishing rough surfaces, debridement
  • Reliable, comes to work on time and is ready to work
  • Great team player: helps out where needed
  • Recare and SRPS apps 60-90 min
Expectations:
  • Priority- Take care of the patient in your chair
  • Sharpen instruments or other tasks assigned
  • Follow up phone calls (ie call to MD re premed or patient post-op calls)
  • Go to each co-worker and ask if need help
  • Go to front desk and ask if need help
Software used is Open Dental and Dexis.
Office has a total of 7 employees with the longest tenured at 23 years.  Small office, staff gets along as a family, enjoyable patients.
Position is available due to the current hygienist is pursuing ore PA experience.
Dental Connections is a dental employment agency offering temporary and permanent placement services for dentists, hygienists, dental assistants, and business staff. We are more than just a temp agency because all of the dental professionals we represent are screened with a personal interview. Half our business is dedicated to permanent placement. Our service area is all of Western Washington, with most jobs in the following cities: Everett, Lynnwood, Seattle, Bothell, Kirkland, Redmond, Bellevue, Mercer Island, Renton, Kent, Federal Way, Auburn, Puyallup, Tacoma, Gig Harbor, Bremerton, Olympia, and Centralia.