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Registered Dental Hygienist

Arvada, ColoradoFull-time
About the Job
New Era Dental has an opening for a full-time Registered Dental Hygienist in Arvada, CO.   Staff members are provided training to make an easy transition to their new professional home and we offer a compensation package that includes health insurance plans, a competitive bonus structure, PTO and 401k.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide superior patient care and service; exhibit outstanding customer service and hospitality as well as chair side manner.
  • Take radiographs of patients using standard dental radiographic equipment
  • Stay on schedule as much as possible to create no patient wait time; help manage patient flow; maintain time flexibility for patient; be present, engaged, ready to work at all assigned shift times.
  • Educate patient on oral hygiene, health, disease as well as procedures and services; establish/communicate continued care.
  • Applying preventive materials to the teeth such as fluorides and sealants
  • Verify patient health history and document appropriately in patients chart.
  • Maintain patient confidentiality through HIPAA compliance
  • Perform the following duties as applicable by practice and/or state laws:
  • Screen for Oral Cancer
  • Take and record patients’ blood pressure accurately
  • Take alginate impressions and fabricate whitening trays
  • Maintain accurate and legible notes in patients chart
  • Assist with other office duties as requested or needed

Qualifications:

  • Must have active and valid Dental Hygienist License
  • Accepting new or recent dental hygienist graduates
  • Minimum of an Associate’s degree in Dental Hygiene
  • Certification for other duties as required by state practice act
  • Maintain annual OSHA, HIPAA and Infection Control training as required by law
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Versed in Dentrix is preferred
  • Strong multi-tasking and organizational skills
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment