FT Hygienist Position
Description: To work with the licensed dentists at Wood River Dental Care, to meet the oral health needs of the patients. Some of the services provided by our dental hygienists include: • patient screening procedures; such as assessment of oral health conditions, review of the health history, oral cancer screening, head and neck inspection, dental charting and taking blood pressure and pulse • Diagnose and propose additional hygiene services to improve patient’s health and contribute to the growth of the practice. • taking digital dental radiographs (x-rays) • removing calculus and plaque (hard and soft deposits) from all surfaces of the teeth • applying preventive materials to the teeth (e.g., sealants and fluorides) • teaching patients appropriate oral hygiene strategies to maintain oral health; (e.g., tooth brushing, flossing and nutritional counseling) • counseling patients about good nutrition and its impact on oral health • making impressions of patients' teeth for study casts or nightguards • performing documentation and office management activities • giving anesthetic
Employee benefit package Rate of pay: $46 hourly wage for 1st 3 month trial period. After successful 3 month trial period wage increase to $47. Pay day is biweekly on Tuesdays. Can be received with a live check or via direct deposit. Expected hours: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday – 8:00:400 1 hour appointments. Wednesday 8:00-5:00 1 hour appointments 1 Hour lunch break every day. Paid time off: 1st year - 3 days 2nd year - 8 days 3rd year and remaining time - 13 days Included paid holidays - New Years Memorial day July 4th Labor Day Thanksgiving Christmas Health and vision benefit package: Available at 60 days employment PacificSource Please contact Nathan at Harrison Insurance to get a premium quote. (208) 788-3255. We pay half of the premium of the employee with the largest premium not including dependents (Currently that is Christy, our hygienist) and then give that same amount to the rest of the employees. Currently we offer 337.50 per month in compensation. Subject to change yearly as premiums change. v According to our insurance plan we cannot add you immediately. However, we are willing to pay you cash to pay your insurance for the 60 days transition period. 401K benefit package- At 1000 hours of employment, employees are eligible for our retirement package through Principal We offer up to a 4% match.