Dental Hygenist

Carlsbad, CA
Full Time

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Dental Hygienist Job Summary:  Compensation: $52 to $54 

The Dental Hygienist at ATC of San Diego & Carlsbad is a Full Time - hourly paid position based in Carlsbad, California. This individual contributor role is responsible for providing outstanding and comprehensive dental hygiene care, preventive services, and patient education to patients in a safe and efficient manner.

 

About Us

For more than 40 years, ATC Healthcare has provided leading nurses and healthcare professionals to hospitals and facilities nationwide.  Healthcare systems around the U.S., including municipal health systems, multi-unit senior care companies, governments, school systems, VMS and MSP vendors trust us to deliver more than 100,000 nurses and other healthcare professionals on-demand.  If you have a track record of success in healthcare, we want you to join us!  We are locally owned and managed in the San Diego, Carlsbad, & Orange County up to Irvine! 



Compensation & Benefits of Dental Hygienist:

*Pays $50 to $52 hourly.

 

Benefits may include:

*401k

*Dental, vision, life, & health insurance, disability insurance

*Flexible schedule

*Referral program

*Tuition reimbursement
 

Responsibilities for the Dental Hygienist:

• Take medical and dental histories, examine and record existing conditions, and collect samples of oral secretions and plaque

• Consult with patients regarding preventative oral hygiene and provide instructions as needed

• Clean and scale teeth and detect and record periodontal diseases

• Administer the appropriate fluoride treatment and other preventive treatments as needed

• Take dental X-rays and mount them in patient charts

• Develop and maintain patient records and take impressions and records

• Take care of dental prosthetics such as removable and fixed partial and full dentures

• Remove sutures, apply topical fluoride, and polish teeth

• Administer topical and local anesthetic and remove excess cement from crowns

• Refer patients to the dentist for additional treatments when necessary

Requirements of Dental Hygienist:

• Bachelor’s degree in dental Hygiene Certified Dental Hygienist (CDH) License

• 1+ years of work experience in a dental office

• Excellent oral hygiene skills

• Good communication and organizational skills



EEOC Statement:  ATC of San Diego & Carlsbad is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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