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DentalOne Partners Hygiene Assistant in Colorado Springs, Colorado

What if you could be rewarded for doing what you love, with a team that supports you, in an environment where there is a shared passion for quality patient care? We are looking for an enthusiastic hygiene assistant that loves building and maintaining positive relationships with patients. Your primary role is to help the hygienist provide exceptional patient care and experience. As a valued member of the family, we will support you, and invest in you and your future with medical, dental, vision, 401k, paid holidays, and many other benefits! We believe in the value of talented people, and we aim to craft an environment that engages you professionally.

Education/Certification:

  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent required

  • Current radiography certification required

  • Dental Assistant certification, as required by state, or ability to become certified strongly preferred

  • Current certification in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) preferred

  • Current certification to monitor Nitrous Oxide/Oxygen Analgesia preferred

  • Maintain annual OSHA, HIPAA and Infection Control training

Skills/Abilities:

  • Experience in a professional environment with direct patient contact preferred

  • Excellent positive attitude and customer service skills

  • Professionalism and integrity in all aspects of job, including image and both verbal and written communication skills

  • Possess exceptional interpersonal and relationship building skills, including conflict resolution skills

  • Strong organizational, planning and analytical skills

  • Ability to multi-task and remain calm in a rapidly changing environment

  • Computer proficiency and the ability to learn new programs as required

Work environment/Conditions:

  • Overtime required as approved by Operations Leader

  • Travel as needed for training and to perform job functions

  • Safety procedures and personal protective equipment required to minimize the risks from radiographs and blood-borne pathogens

  • Potential of prolonged sitting and standing

Dental One is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not tolerate discrimination of any kind.

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this work. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. The PA Owner reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.

Of course, there are some requirements for all Hygiene Assistants:

  • Provide exceptional customer service, with excellent chair-side manner, by making the patient the #1 priority

  • Be present, engaged and ready to work at all assigned shift times

  • Take direction from the hygienist(s) and/or doctor(s), assist them with all dental procedures, and anticipate their needs

  • Take, develop and mount accurate, high quality radiographs

  • Review patient charts prior to hygienist’s arrival, log appropriate patient data and health history during the exam and treatment, as well as transcribe the hygienist’s notes

  • Clean, sterilize and prepare the equipment and operatory, per the organizations procedures and guidelines, prior to a patient’s appointment

  • Perform efficient and accurate procedures to help maintain the schedule and patient flow

  • Educate the patients and address their questions and/or concerns

  • Demonstrate good teamwork to deliver an extraordinary experience for patient

  • Partner with doctors, hygienists, Operations Leaders and support staff to maintain excellent patient service and integrity within the organization

  • Assist the front office staff in scheduling patients’ follow up visits, as well as tracking the incoming and outgoing lab cases, to ensure quality and timely products

  • When assigned by the Operations Leader, monitor the level of hygiene supplies and order using approved formulary

  • Promote and market DentalOne Partner’s services, and retail products

  • Complete checklists as assigned and participate in daily huddles to ensure that every single day flows smoothly

  • Maintain patient confidentiality through HIPAA compliance

  • Follow the organization’s safety policies and procedures through OSHA compliance and BBP (Blood-borne Pathogens) federal regulations

  • Complete all Learning Management System requirements

ID: 2020-14168

External Company Name: Perfect Teeth Careers

Practice: Perfect Teeth - Uintah Gardens

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