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Caring Hygienist wanted

Full Time



Our growing family practice needs a dental hygienist to join our team.

Our practice is in the beautiful country town of Gympie, only a 45 minute drive to or from the Sunshine Coast.

We operate a busy practice and see all demographics of patients, from families to elderly patients.

The position will be part time 3-4 days with the view to increase to full time.

The successful candidate will have a caring calm, reassuring and friendly demeanor as well as the ability to multitask in a fast paced atmosphere.

Responsibilities & duties include, but not limited to;

* Assess the oral health of patients including taking health history and dental charting

* Remove tartar, plaque & stains from teeth

* Apply fluoride treatments, gum dressings, dental mouth sheets & professional tooth whitening agents

* Administer & interpret dental x-rays

* Polish teeth & dental restorations

* Counsel patients on plaque control and good nutrition

* Teach oral hygiene techniques to patients

* Chart dental conditions based on dentist's observation & evaluations

* Sterilize dental instruments & tools

* May also perform the duties of a Dental Assistant and some reception duties as required

Skills and experience

Required Qualification:

* 2 year Advanced Diploma of Oral Health (Dental Hygiene) or a 3 Year Bachelor's Degree in Dental Hygiene or equivalent

* Registration with the Dental Board of Australia

* 2+ Years experience as a Dental Hygienist ideally

* New graduates will be considered

Required Skills:

* Excellent communication & empathy skills

* Able to work as part of a team

* Well organised & great time management

* Professional chairside manner

  • Posted 14 January 2021
  • Gympie, QLD
  • Private