Dental emergency calls will be returned as soon as possible (Dr. Knox is taking several courses and cannot be reached during class).
We are a busy, growing and progressive dental office with an immediate opening for a full-time dental hygienist. We offer a friendly, caring work atmosphere, a four-day workweek and competitive pay. We are an EOE.
Primary Job Duties Include:
Remove hard and soft deposits from teeth and examine oral areas, head, and neck for signs of oral disease.
Take and record dental histories and patient records and document areas of failure, both periodontally and restoratively to facilitate the dentist’s diagnosis and treatment recommendations
Responsible for patient flow, keeping treatment rooms neat and organized
Instruct and educate patients in oral hygiene, provide preventative dental care, take and develop X-rays, or apply fluoride or sealants
Ability to project a positive, warm and professional image in person and on the phone
Strong organizational and administrative skills – you see what needs to be done and do it
Must be articulate and service-oriented and have great eye/hand coordination in order to provide the gentle and thorough hygiene care to our patients
Must have a proven track record in providing outstanding care within reasonable time limits
Ability to multi-task, take initiative and must have excellent time management skills
Works well in a team, with humor, enthusiasm and joyful consideration of others
Resides within 30 minutes of our office
Associate's Degree from ADA accredited dental hygienist school; Current State Licensure; CPR Certification; Preferred one year dental experience
Certified in anesthesia
Reliable and prompt
Available for the following schedule:
Tuesday, 7:30 AM to 7 PM
Wednesday, 7:30 AM to 5 PM
Thursday, 7:30 AM to 5 PM
Friday, 7:30 AM to 2 PM
Your resume with contact information
Your written answers to at least three of the following questions:
Tell us a little about yourself.
What is the best thing about you?
Summarize your thoughts on natural medicine/holistic healthcare?
How would your previous co-workers describe you and your work?
What about this job is attractive to you?
What does “service” mean to you?
Otego Family Dental will be closed for vacation next week.
If you have a dental emergency or wish to speak with Dr. Knox, please call and leave a detailed message. We will return your call as soon as possible.
If you wish to make or change an appointment, please call and leave a detailed message. We will return your call on Tuesday, October 4th.