Dental Hygienist

Family Health Centers Of Southwest Florida Fort Myers , FL 33901

Posted 4 days ago

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Job Type

Full-time

Description

We are looking for a dependable, dedicated, and respectful person to provide for our patients. Outstanding compensation including generous paid time off, 9 paid holidays, excellent health benefits, a company paid pension, multiple bonuses, and more!

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The primary function of the Dental Hygienist is to examine, chart, take radiographic surveys, and perform periodontal therapies on patients. The Dental Hygienist is directly responsible to the Dentists for assignment of duties which include patient care and domestic chores. The Dental Hygienist supervises her own patient therapy but communicates patient needs and appointments with the Dentists, and coordinates duties and responsibilities with the Dentists and other dental ancillary personnel.

DETAILED DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform initial intra and extra-oral exam of the hard and soft tissue.

  • Document/chart existing restoration, carious lesions and any other findings.

  • Complete health history with blood pressure.

  • Perform periodontal therapies, periodontal health instruction.

  • Perform screening examinations for school children.

  • Sterilization of instruments and maintenance of equipment.

  • Assist dentists when needed.

  • Answer telephone when needed.

Requirements

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent training and experience.

  • A two or four year degree of Dental Hygiene from an accredited institution.

  • Florida Board of Dentistry license.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bilingual skills English/Spanish preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Manual dexterity and use of proper instrumentation in the performance of dental therapies.

  • Good patient and staff rapport.

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Dental Hygienist

Family Health Centers Of Southwest Florida