Comstock Park, MI, Grand Rapids SE, MI, Grand Rapids, MI, Hudsonville, MI
Posted 6 months ago
Registered dental hygienist
MI Smiles Dental is a fun-loving, culture-first, innovative, patient-centered and homegrown West Michigan dental organization that is looking for a outgoing, friendly, team-oriented and hard working Dental Hygienist to join our team!
Your Possible Dental Home At A Glance
At MI Smiles Dental we have a proven track record for fostering happy team members who truly enjoy coming to work each and every day. Our 40+ years of success is rooted in a people-centric methodology by investing heavily in the needs and support of our team. At MI Smiles Dental our goal is YOUR success, the potential for career growth is real, excellence is a way of life, and positive synergy is an everyday occurrence. We like to laugh, have fun, but most of all we like to help people together!
Ensure patients feel as comfortable as possible before their examination
Sterilize dental instruments properly
Conduct initial mouth screenings and check oral health history
Identify conditions like gingivitis, caries or periodontitis
Clean and help protect patients’ teeth (e.g. remove plaque or apply fluoride)
Educate patients of all ages on proper teeth care (by demonstrating, for example, good brushing techniques)
Give instructions to patients after operations or other dental procedures
Take X-rays or dental impressions
Assist dentists with selecting appropriate treatments for various diseases (including oral cancer)
Maintain documentation and charts on each patient
Proven experience as Dental Hygienist or similar role
In-depth knowledge of health and safety regulations in this profession (e.g. HIPAA)
Experience in preparing and maintaining dental equipment
Outstanding communication skills
A patient and friendly personality
Attention to detail
Stamina to meet the physical demands of the job
Diploma in Dental Hygiene; Master’s is a plus
Valid license to practice
A little about our diverse & fun-loving team that you could be a part of: We have readers, kayakers, golfers, skiers, video game heroes, skateboarders, ax throwers, sailboat captains, adventurers, explorers and intellectuals. We have families, single people and most importantly, we have HAPPY people!
What We Value & Hope You Do Too
The foundation of our office is built on these shared values (if you fit here, you will exemplify each of these as well):
We Are Ethical
We Are Engaged
We Are A Systems-Based Office
We Are Team Players
We Always Act For The Greater Good
We Are Positive People
We Understand And Practice Stewardship
We Are Results-Oriented
Each of these drives us to serve our mission which is “to give people a better quality of life, the ability to smile with confidence, and enable them to have better overall health by improving their oral health.”
Our Hiring Process:
1. You find or get sent this job posting.
2. You read the posting.
3. It piques your interest.
4. You tell us you are interested (apply, email, shout, call)
5. Phone interview with the HR Director
6. Meet the teams in person
8. You tell everyone how amazing your life has become.
Advice: Don’t ignore this opportunity. If nothing else, it will teach you the type of company you need in your future. We are not just an 8a – 5p job, we are a family, we are community heroes, we are engaged, we support each other and our patients. We are very active in our communities and expect the same from our team members. We volunteer and help people. We are ethical and WE ARE THE BEST TEAM IN TOWN!
One more thing: Don’t worry about updating your resume. (just send your LinkedIn profile). Don’t go press your pants or buy a suit! You will start out the process in the convenience of your own home and pants are optional when it comes to phone and video interviews!
OK- Last thing: We are looking for team members that are smart and want to learn, we will teach you our lifestyle! If you are amazing and smart – we have a new career waiting for you!
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
Pay: $30.00 – $38.00 per hour
Paid time off
10 hour shift
8 hour shift
Work Location: MI Smiles Dental Grand Rapids, Contemporary Family Dental, MI Smiles Dental Comstock Park, and Hudsonville Dental