• Dental Care Alliance
  • $66,270.00 -85,990.00/year*
  • Philadelphia , PA
  • Healthcare - Dental Care
  • Full-Time
  • 1103 Market St

Overview

We are hiring a Dental Hygienist for our affiliated practice, Gentle Dental - Oregon, located in Philadelphia, PA (20 minutes south of downtown Philadelphia close to Lincoln Financial Field). This is a full-time position. The Hygienist we hire must have an active CPR certificate, and an active hygiene license for the state of PA. This position offers a competitive salary, plus benefits!

Responsibilities

Essential responsibilities include:

* Through the delivery of periodontal therapies and other hygiene-related services, Dental Hygienists are committed to improving the oral health of patients. Candidates must be enthusiastic about their dental work, and willing to provide the highest level of care at all times
* Under limited supervision, the Dental Hygienist provides oral hygiene dental treatment and oral hygiene care and education in accordance with guidelines approved, issued, and regulated by the state in which they work.
* Patient screening, medical history and dental charting.
* Application of fluoride and protective sealants. Removal of calculus, stain and plaque from above and below the gum line.
* Provides nutritional counseling, and self-care programs to prevent disease.
* Other duties as required

Qualifications

Desired Skills:

* Graduation from an accredited dental hygiene school. Current state license.
* Local anesthesia license, preferred
* Strong verbal and written communication skills
* Must have an x-ray license for PA
* CRP certificate, required

Additional benefits for full-time employees:

* Medical
* Dental services
* Life insurance
* Vision
* 401k to name a few

Gentle Dental is a highly successful affiliated practice of Dental Care Alliance (DCA).

As one of the country's largest and oldest dental support organizations, DCA supports more than 265 affiliated practices in 13 states, encompassing all facets of general dentistry and all recognized dental specialties. As a result, DCA offers dental professionals groundbreaking career and affiliation opportunities.

Established in 1991 by Dr. Steven R. Matzkin, Dental Care Alliance's success is the result of our unwavering commitment to improving the wellbeing of patients, dentists, and dental professionals through innovative and proven practice-support solutions. Through years of combined industry expertise, economies of scale and centralized administration, DCA provides affiliated practices with substantial savings in supplies, increased services and effective marketing.

DCA Mission

We improve the practice of dentistry by partnering and supporting our dental professionals, so they can create a lifetime of healthy smiles for their patients.

DCA Vision

To be the trusted partner of choice for the industry's best dental professionals.

DCA Values - USMILE

Unleash Career Potential-of our employees and partnersService Excellence-to our professionals, patients and familiesMeaningful Contribution-all can make a differenceIntegrity First-in all we doLeadership-in our field and we assume accountabilityExcellence in Action-we are committed to get the job done

Our mission, vision and values are a vital part of our everyday interactions with all employees, and most importantly, with patients and families.

You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Dental Care Alliance. Stronger Together.


Associated topics: complete, diagnosis, evaluations, hygienist, hygienst, mouth, polishing, processing, rdh, scaling

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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