Dental Hygienist and Dental Assistants – Albany, NY – Full Time

Location
1092 Madison Avenue Albany, New York
Salary
up to 36.92 per hour plus full St. Peter's benefits
Posted
Jan 27, 2021
Closes
Feb 26, 2021
Ref
jr:00253509
Position
Dental Hygienist
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Type
Full Time

If you are looking for a Dental Hygienist or Dental Assistant position in a Dental Office in Albany, Full Time, this could be your opportunity.  Here at St. Peter's Health Partner's, we care for more people in more places.  This position is located in the Dental Clinic 1092 Madison Ave., Albany, NY

Position Highlights:

  • Quality of Life: Where career opportunities and quality of life converge
  • Advancement:  Strong orientation program, generous tuition allowance and career development
  • Work/Life:  Monday- Friday, Office Hours

What you will do:

The Dental Hygienist is responsible for the practice of dental hygiene services in accordance with the New York State Education Department regulations.  The hygienist assesses the patient's hygiene and education needs and makes recommendations for the coordination of patient treatment with the staff dentist, dental residents and attending staff.  The hygienist also provides chair-side assistance for dental services and assists the office staff.

The Dental Assistant (DA) is responsible for assisting in the practice of dental services.

Responsibilities:

  • Patient care
  • Clinical operations
  • Quality improvement
  • Infection control
  • Other responsibilities, as necessary
  • Education of non-certified Dental Assistants
  • Other responsibilities, including those commensurate with certification, as necessary

The Hygienist will need:

  • Associates of Applied Science degree in Dental Hygiene required
  • New York State License and Current Registration
  • Current Certification in Basic Life Support
  • Two years dental hygiene experience, dental assisting and office experience preferred
  • Able to lift 20 lbs

The Dental Assistant will need:

  • Completed a licensure-qualifying program in dental assisting or an equivalent program as determined by the State Education Department
  • New York State Certification and Licensure
  • High school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Minimum 1 to 2 years' experience
  • Must be able to lift 20 lbs.