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The mission for the Hygiene Assistant is to ensure each patient is provided with the highest level of customer service. Providing excellent patient service, friendly greeting, coordinating the recall process and ensuring all treatment rooms are clean, organized and meet company standards on a consistent basis.
1. Personally greet patients and ensure they are provided quality patient service by establishing eye contact, smiling, welcoming and thanking them 100% of the time.
2. Efficiently and professionally assist the dental hygienist.
3. Understand patient schedule and ensure patients are seated in a timely manner.
4. Assist with patient charting documentation.
5. Proactively set up and break down treatment rooms to ensure patient flow.
6. Take patient x-rays if licensed.
7. Stock hygiene rooms.
8. Schedule follow-up hygiene appointments with patients.
Exhibit a genuine concern for the care and welfare of patients
Integrity and honesty
Strong attention to detail
Strong oral communication skills and ability to work with others
Proactive in execution of duties
Ability to work in a fast paced environment
Demonstrate a sense of urgency and high level of energy
Ability to work within a team
Knowledge of the industry
Passion for learning
Ability to obtain x-ray license or certification within (6) months of hire
Superior knowledge of dental assistant procedures and terminology
Excellent communication and patient care skills
Friendly, positive demeanor
Strong Interpersonal skills and relationship building skills
Good manual dexterity
Strong computer skills and the ability to learn new programs
Become Part of our Successful Dentistry Team as a Hygiene Assistant
This position is more than a job, it’s an opportunity to learn and grow with a terrific dental team. We’re dedicated to offering proficient, trustworthy dental services and care, and the Hygiene Assistant position at our Culpeper office will play a large role in that. If this sounds like a good fit, we would love to hear from you.
Hygiene Assistant Functions
The Hygiene Assistant supports the clinical treatment care of patients. Other functions include sustaining patient comfort, managing supplies, listening to patients’ needs and educating them on dental procedures, working efficiently to maintain Hygienist’s schedule and adhering to all OSHA and safety policies and procedures. The Hygiene Assistant will also organize and maintain lab equipment, take and develop x-rays and provide comprehensive post-op dental procedures to patients. The ideal Hygiene Assistant candidate should possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills, a superior knowledge of dentistry and dental terminology, a friendly, outgoing demeanor and excellent organizational skills.
About Heartland Dental Care
Heartland Dental Care is a collection of over 350 hometown dental practices that currently reside in 19 states. Our company is comprised of over 3500 employees. Our typical facility has 1 doctor 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 Care offers a career in dentistry unlike any other in the industry! We are an alliance of dedicated and dynamic dentists throughout the United States who are changing the face of dentistry.
As a member of Heartland Dental Care, you will attend extensive training sessions in leading-edge dentistry and customer service. We pride ourselves in providing our dentists personalized hands-on training from many of the best cosmetic dentists 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!