dental-hygienist
Full-Time, Part-Time
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!

Responsibilities

  • 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
  • Monitor supplies

Skills

  • 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

7. Acceptance!

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

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift

Education:

  • Associate (Preferred)

Work Location: MI Smiles Dental Grand Rapids, Contemporary Family Dental, MI Smiles Dental Comstock Park, and Hudsonville Dental

Job Features

Job Category

Clinical

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