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Hygiene Assistant

Location: Oconomowoc
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Hygiene Assistant Would you like to work in a positive, fast-paced environment where you can feel proud of the contributions you make and recognized for your hard work? Here at Elite Dental Partners, we focus on our entire team and their efforts while keeping things fun, challenging, friendly and rewarding. You can expect great wages, continuing education opportunities, full benefits that include PTO starting on your first day and growth opportunities. Elite Dental Partners is growing so take advantage of the new opportunities and join our team today! JOB SUMMARY To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duties satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist Hygienist and Doctors with procedures and charting as necessary
  • Review Hygienists schedule and help maintain patient flow throughout the day
  • Review patient chart prior to Hygienist's arrival and anticipate the hygienist's needs for each patient
  • Set-up and prepare dental equipment and instrumentation in accordance with established regulations and guidelines
  • Monitor hygiene schedules and help to fill cancellations internally and through recall
  • Perform efficient and accurate procedures to help maintain Hygienist's schedule and patient flow
  • Provide excellent customer service to help ensure a smooth and comfortable visit for the patient
  • Take down and clean patient room after treatment
  • Adhere to confidentiality, state, federal, and HIPPA laws and guidelines with regards to patient's records
  • Follow OSHA and company safety policies and procedures
  • Ensure treatment areas are fully stocked
  • Other duties may be assigned OTHER JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Carryout infection control protocol- preparing and sterilizing instruments and equipment
    • Enthusiastic communication with patients and suppliers (e.g., scheduling appointments, answering the telephone, billing and ordering supplies as directed by Office Manager) REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
      • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
      • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
      • Must have basic computer skills with ability to learn new programs if necessary
      • High School Diploma or GED required QUALIFICATIONS
        • Excellent interpersonal skills
        • Must be open to new ideas or change
        • Ability to work independently or in teams
        • Proven dedication to provide high quality, comprehensive chairside care
        • Ability to comply with safety procedures, rules, and regulations in order to maintain a clean and safe working environment
        • Strong working knowledge of dental terminology, equipment, and practices PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
          • General Office Activities as Required
          • Good manual dexterity
          • Bend or twist their body
          • Sit/Stand for long periods of time The above statements are intended to provide a general overview and level of work being performed by most people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be a list of all responsibilities, duties and requirements. Additional duties can be assigned as determined. Elite Dental Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We support a diverse workforce.


Keywords: ELITE DENTAL PARTNERS L, Milwaukee , Hygiene Assistant, Other , Oconomowoc, Wisconsin

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