Dental Hygienist

    • Job Tracking ID: 512527-602935
    • Job Location: Egg Harbor Township, NJ
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Years of Experience: Any
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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COVID-19 vaccination or approved exemption required: *Exemption requests are subject to approval by administration.

Job Description:

Dental Hygienist

Southern Jersey Family Medical Centers, Inc. is looking for a talented Registered Dental Hygienist to step into our culturally diverse and fast-paced facility!

Summary: The Dental Hygienist provides the patient with primary cost effective oral health cleaning for prevention of oral disease.

Hours: This is a full-time position that requires the ability to work a flexible schedule. Hours may vary Monday - Friday and can range from 8am to 8pm.

Pay Range: Commensurate with experience

Position Responsibilities/Duties:
* Prepare treatment room for patient by adhering to prescribed procedures and protocols
* Prepare patient for dental hygiene treatment by welcoming, soothing, seating and draping patient
* Provide information and educate patients on dental hygiene best practices
* Maintain instrumentation by sharpening, sterilizing and selecting instruments
* Select materials and equipment for dental hygiene visit by evaluating patient’s oral health
* Completes dental prophylaxis by cleaning deposits and stains from teeth and from beneath gum margins
* Detect disease by completing oral cancer screening; feeling and visually examining gums; using probes to locate periodontal disease and to assess levels of recession; exposing and developing radiographic studies
* Arrest tooth decay by applying fluorides and other cavity-preventing agents
* Employ the highest standards of professional thinking, bearing, conduct and appearance
* Protect patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols
* Assist Dentist with any dental/medical emergencies
* Create and promotes the company image through exercising of sound, ethical business practices as related to patients, doctors and the business/medical community at large.


Experience and Skills:

Position Requirements:
* Valid NJ RDH and X-Ray license
* Valid NJ driver’s license
* Strong computer skills; knowledge of MediaDent is a plus
* Bilingual Spanish/English is preferred
* Excellent customer services and communication skills

Southern Jersey Family Medical Centers is an Equal Opportunity Employer