Kool Smiles - Part-time Hygienist
Kool Smiles - Greenville, SC

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Here at Kool Smiles, our teams don’t just shape smiles – they shape the lives of families every single day. Working at Kool Smiles means being challenged, having fun, and being proud of what you do. It means being a mentor, being a friend, and being part of a change that starts with child. We are the nation’s leader in general dental care to underserved kids, teens, and adults. Our compassion and drive make us the best at what we do every day. Currently, Kool Smiles is operating in over 125 locations, with more opening every year. This is the time to join not just an amazing company, but a place where you will be a part of making smiles happen every day.

Kool Smiles is looking for a Hygienist ready to make a difference in the lives of families. Although below is a description of what your job would entail, we want to emphasize that working at Kool Smiles is more than just a job. Kool Smiles is not your typical dentist office and working here is not your typical experience. You will thrive here if you are someone who wants to grow professionally while serving your community at the same time.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

The Hygienist is responsible for delivering direct dental care and associated services to patients under the general supervision of a dentist and for providing general support to the office.

Deliver quality and compassionate care to every patient

Deliver direct patient care to patients, including scaling and prophylaxis, x-rays, application of sealants and fluoride, and related procedures, under the general supervision of a dentist

Participate in local community affairs and events to include school screenings, presentations, events, and any opportunity to promote a positive image of Kool Smiles

Provide excellent customer service by looking for opportunities to offer Same Day Care

Educate patients and parents in oral hygiene instruction

Assess the dental condition and needs of patients and review patients’ medical history

Responsible for adhering to all government regulations and company standards

ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Guide parents and patients through Kool Smiles entire treatment process

Assist with dental and perio charting; when necessary

Take x-rays and save into patient charts, when necessary

Assist with other office duties as needed

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Education, Training and/or Experience

Current licensure as a Dental Hygienist.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Pe rsonal Characteristics

Must love working with children

Compassion and high level of service for our patients, parents and staff

Integrity, always doing the right thing

Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Professional manner and appearance at all times

Computer skills: computer literate

Certifications, Licenses, Registrations

State specific dental hygienist license in good standing

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Experience in the provision of dental care to children

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Nature of work requires an ability to effectively communicate and exchange information with patients, their parents, and staff. Must be able to walk and stand for extended periods of time; ability to lift/carry up to 30 pounds and be able to twist, turn, bend and stoop.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Majority of work performed in a clinical environment. Requires availability for extended hours during peak periods. Hours may change to meet the business needs.

We offer a very competitive salary and benefits package as well as growth opportunities to our full –time employees. Our Full-Time dental hygienists receive company paid malpractice insurance and Continuing Education reimbursement . Other Kool Smiles benefits include: medical, dental, vision and optional life insurance. We also offer short and long term disability, 401K, flexible spending accounts, paid time off, company holidays and much much more!

Kool Smiles team members find inspiration, challenge, and reward every day at their job. Do you?

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At Kool Smiles, our goal is to provide access to quality dental health services to children throughout our communities. By providing this...