• Dental Hygienist - Gentle Dental - Westland, MI

    Job Locations US-MI-Westland
    Job ID
    2018-5719
    # of Openings
    1
    Type
    Part-Time
    Category
    Hygienist
  • Overview


     


    Since 2008, our family dental center has delivered exceptional full-service dentistry with personal, caring treatment. Our experienced Westland dentists treat both adults and children, beginning at the age of three. This allows our practice to be a convenient local dentist office for the whole family’s dental care.


    We have an opening for a Dental Hygienist in our Westland, Michigan location.  This position will be a part-time Dental Hygienist position; the schedule will be Fridays from 7:45am-4PM 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month from 7:45am-2:00pm. Recent Grads are welcome to apply. Local Anesthesia license is preferred.  We offer a competitive Salary, with an excellent work environment! 


    If you are looking for a fun and rewarding career, you have come to the right place. We offer employment opportunities that promote professional, personal, and financial growth. We work extremely hard to provide our employees with continuous professional development and a supportive work environment. Competitive wages, great benefits, and opportunities for advancement are just a few reasons why a career with us is an investment in your future; make Dental Care Alliance your employer of choice.

    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.

    • Current X-ray license required and Local Anesthesia certification preferred.

    • Strong verbal and written communication skills


     


     


    Gentle Dental of Westland 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
    — We demonstrate a strong desire to continually learn and grow
    — We create an environment that allows others to grow and take risks


    Service Excellence
    — We’re committed to creating a caring environment for patients and colleagues
    — Patient satisfaction is the result of expertise and teamwork


    Meaningful Contribution
    — We make a difference in patients’ lives
    — Every team member matters


    Integrity First
    — We always do the right thing
    — We care how we win


    Leadership
    — We lead by example
    — We clearly define expectations and goals
    — We’re accountable for our behaviors, actions and results


    Excellence in Action
    — We place our full energy and enthusiasm in every task that we approach
    — We never settle for mediocrity


     


     


    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. 


     


     


     

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