Registered Dental Hygienist for Papadopsmiles Orthodontics, Quispamsis NB

Registered Dental Hygienist for Papadopsmiles Orthodontics, Quispamsis NB
** PLEASE APPLY THROUGH THE WEBSITE INDEED: We are seeking a motivated, hard-working, reliable and patient-centered individual whose values and philosophy are in line with our clinic’s values. We want to work with people who value being part of a team, have excellent time management skills, strive for clinical perfection and make a positive difference in our community. We are not only looking for someone to help build smiles, but for someone to help build self-esteem and confidence for our patients. We believe in treating the patient as a person, not just as a set of teeth to straighten. This is a wonderful opportunity for you to be part of something special with an excellent doctor and a cohesive team with integrity. As Dr. Papadopoulos realizes that the clinic will only be as strong as its’ people, he believes in looking after his staff appropriately. This full-time position will offer a positive and healthy workplace environment, regular working hours, paid vacation, coverage of all CDHA dues and licensing, an opportunity for you to grow in your career as the practice continues to flourish, continuing education opportunities and other employee benefits (to be discussed). We want to work with hard-working people who are motivated and willing to ‘get things done’ and ‘go the extra mile’; those who will rise to the occasion and keep our patients as the number one priority and who also want to contribute to our Saint John/ KV community. Key Responsibilities: - Working together with other team members to carry out the clinic’s mission - Providing a patient experience that is second to none and building a personal connection with patients at every visit - Working together with the doctor to deliver the patient’s treatment plan exactly as prescribed - Collect patients’ dental and relevant medical history with excellent note-taking of clinical findings - Updating patient records and examination notes in an organized fashion - Excellent communication with the doctor and patients as to the progression of a patient's orthodontic treatment - Desire to motivate every patient to have excellent oral hygiene throughout orthodontic treatment - Be extremely well organized with instruments/tools, time management skills and being a reliable hygienist for the doctor - Taking radiographs and following all the safety procedures as required for both staff and patients - Preparing the patient and equipment for radiographs - Taking excellent clinical photos for documentation purposes - Bonding and removal of brackets and other orthodontic appliances (expanders, bands, TPAs, etc…) as well as placing composite attachments for clear aligner therapy (e.g., Invisalign). - Placing and removing orthodontic arch wires and clear aligners - Placing and removing fixed retainers (as prescribed by the doctor) - Performing either alginate impressions or digital scans for record keeping and fabrication of retainers - Performing all lab duties/requirements as instructed by the doctor (including using 3D printers, fabricating clear retainers, etc…) - Preparing and maintaining all dental instruments, supplies and equipment in an organized way - Scaling minimal areas of calculus present at orthodontic adjustments (in conjunction with a patients’ regular dental cleaning at their general dentist - Working together with other team members to ensure the sterilization process is followed accurately for the proper sterilization of instruments and the preparation of clean instruments for patient use - Maintaining a positive attitude and work cohesively with other clinicians to maintain an atmosphere of respect, trust and teamwork - Possess great energy and flexibility - Participation and contribution alongside coworkers in sponsored community events Requirements: - Integrity, reliability and be passionate about our clinic with a willingness to work hard in a constantly evolving work environment - 1+ years’ experience as a Registered Dental Hygienist - Experience in an orthodontic office is preferred and considered an asset - Successful completion of a Dental Hygiene Diploma or Hygiene Degree program - Registered and/or licensed by the dental hygiene regulatory authority within province; in good standing - Warm and inviting personality that builds trust with our patients and which also fosters a great team environment for the clinic - Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; written and verbal, an ability to make patients feel comfortable and feel that they are being looked after - Superior time management and organizational skills- ability to work on the fly in a fast-paced environment - Current CPR and First Aid training If you believe your attributes and philosophy are in line with our vision and that you would be an excellent fit for our team, then we would love to hear from you. Whether you are an experienced Orthodontic Dental Hygienist currently in the Kennebecasis Valley/Saint John area or are seeking a return home/move to our area, we would love to hear from you. Although orthodontic clinical experience is considered an asset, we also encourage young professionals or recent graduates to apply. Please be rest assured that confidentiality will be respected for all applicants and that the application/interview process will remain confidential beyond its conclusion to protect the privacy of each applicant. APPLICATION DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 1st. ONLY THOSE CANDIDATES WHO HAVE BEEN SELECTED FOR AN INTERVIEW WILL BE CONTACTED AFTER THIS DATE FOR INTERVIEWS IN SEPTEMBER. AS SUCH, WE WOULD LIKE TO THANK ALL APPLICANTS WHO HAVE TAKEN THE TIME TO APPLY. To learn more about Papadopsmiles Orthodontics, please visit Papadopsmiles Orthodontics on Facebook or visit APPLY HERE:
Christos Papadopoulos
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15 Pettingill Road
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Suite 180
Quispamsis New Brunswick E2E 6B1
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