An Exciting Job Opportunity as a Dental Hygienist
If you’re searching for a rewarding career as a Dental Hygienist, look no further. A Heartland Dental affiliate is seeking a motivated, goal-orientated Dental Hygienist to help provide the most efficient dental care for our community as possible. Optimal dentistry and patient care is of utmost importance at all Heartland Dental affiliate locations, so join the team today!
About Heartland Dental:
Heartland Dental Care is a collection of close to 565 affiliated dental offices that currently reside in 26 states. Our company is comprised of over 5,200 employees. Heartland Dental affiliated facilities typically have 1-2 doctors and 6 treatment rooms. Normally these facilities produce over $1 million per year.
We feel that our continued success can be attributed to our focus on culture, care and constant and never-ending improvement. Heartland Dental affiliates offer a career in dentistry unlike any other in the industry! We are an alliance of dedicated and dynamic affiliated dentists throughout the United States who are changing the face of dentistry.
As an affiliate of Heartland Dental, you will attend extensive training sessions in leading-edge dentistry and customer service. We pride ourselves in providing affiliated dentists personalized hands-on training from many of the best clinicians in North America. In addition, all of your dental team members receive continuing education that well exceeds the industry norm. We proudly invite you to come grow with us!
What to Expect from Working as a Dental Hygienist
Our affiliates require a licensed Dental Hygienist committed to serving the dental care needs of their community. Job duties include performing dental hygiene procedures, assisting the dentist, educating patients on available dental options, managing the soft tissue dental program, explaining home dental care procedures to patients and providing comforting, sympathetic patient care. The successful Dental Hygienist candidate needs to possess outstanding written and verbal communication skills, a thorough knowledge of dentistry and dental hygiene, exceptional human relation skills and an outgoing, friendly personality with patients and dental team members. The Dental Hygienist position is full-time and compensation is based on experience.
Other Job Requirements of the Dental Hygienist:
The anticipated schedule is as follows: Monday 9-6p, Tuesday 6a-4p, Wednesday 8a-5p, Thursday 8a-3p and Friday 8a-3p.
- Associate's Degree in Dental Hygiene, Bachelor's Degree a plus
- Ability to set up and prepare dental equipment and instruments
- Excellent understanding of overall dentistry and dental hygienist procedures and protocols
- Superior communication and patient care skills
- Knowledge of dental patient screening and medical history documentation
- Dentrix computer experience a plus