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Licensed Dental Hygienist - Apple Valley

Company: Park Dental
Location: Duluth
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Overview:Park Dental Eden Prairie is seeking a compassionate, professional Dental Hygienist to join our team-oriented practice.COMPETITIVE PAY AND SIGN-ON BONUS!!!!Why should you choose Park Dental? Park Dental associates truly care about our patients and want to make a difference. Below are just a few perks of working at Park Dental as a Dental Hygienist:Competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit packageMedical, Vision, Dental and OrthodonticsPaid Time OffPaid HolidaysRoth and 401(k) programs with company matchLife insuranceShort and Long-Term DisabilityHealth Saving PlanFlexible Spending PlanCompany-sponsored professional developmentClinical excellence and quality assurance standardsProfessional Development and Career Advancement opportunitiesMultiple locations across the Twin Cities, greater MN, and WI - and growing!The Dental Hygienist is a critical part of the Doctor-directed oral hygiene team. This role is responsible for patient education, the delivery of preventative and periodontal dental treatment, and patient database collection and documentation.Responsibilities:Essential job duties Include:Provide quality patient service by delivering thorough patient care, effective communication, and personal attention in a gentle and caring mannerAssess and plan appropriate dental hygiene care including prophylaxis, scaling and root planning, debridement, and periodontal maintenanceComplete dental hygiene procedures utilizing hand and mechanical scalers with a high degree of technical skillConduct a general oral health screening for each patient and communicate findings to the DoctorProvide local anesthetic and nitrous oxide to patients under general supervision by the DoctorExpose appropriate quality radiographs and develop, mount, and label properlyProvide accurate and concise patient record charting and complete database information to allow the Doctor to determine the appropriate treatment plan for the patientMaintain a clean work environment and dental equipment to meet OSHA and Center for Disease Control sterilization and infection control regulatory standardsThe qualifications we are looking for in a Dental Hygienist include:A current Minnesota Dental Hygienist LicenseBachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience preferredHigh School diploma requiredCertified to administer local anesthesia in Minnesota and nitrous oxide analgesiaAn up-to-date and organized Professional Portfolio summarizing written documentation of professional development activitiesCurrent CPR certification obtained through the American Heart Association health care provider course, the American Red Cross professional rescuer course, or an equivalent course.Knowledge of dental information and techniques necessary to assess oral conditions and treat periodontal disease including symptoms, treatment alternatives, and preventative measuresKnowledge of the principles and processes for providing dental and patient services including patient needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of patient satisfactionPossess strong interpersonal skills, developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, striving for collaboration, and demonstrating professionalismPossess effective written and oral communication skillsPossess critical thinking, logic, and reasoning skills to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problemsWork Schedule:Flexible ScheduleCompany Information:We love our communities!Park Dental values being involved in the communities they serve through. Corporate sponsored volunteer events include Minnesota Dental Association's Give Kids a Smile Day, the American Heart Association Heart Walk, and Minnesota Mission of Mercy.Since 1972, Park Dental has been owned and led by our doctors who are passionate about providing the best patient-centered care. New Dental Hygienists receive comprehensive training and one-on-one mentoring, to be set up for success. Our practices offer welcoming environments for patients and are equipped with state-of-the-art technology.What some of our employees are saying:" As a dental hygienist with Park Dental, we have the opportunity to engage patients in the process of improving and maintaining their oral health, which in turn leads to over-all health." Berit Campbell, DH Mentor" Like" our Park Dental careers page on Facebook for the latest updates about Park Dental!Park Dental is an equal opportunity employer.

Keywords: Park Dental, Duluth , Licensed Dental Hygienist - Apple Valley, Healthcare , Duluth, Minnesota

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