Dental Hygienist

columbus, GA 31906

Posted: 02/02/2023 Industry: Medical Assistant Job Number: KF907049117 Pay Rate: 40.50

Job Description

Dental Hygienist
Zip Code: Columbus, GA 31906 
Employment TypeTemp-to-hire | Workplace Type: On-site
Healthcare Specialty: Dental & Orthodontics | Salary: $39-$42 an hour
Do you have experience as a Dental Hygienist? Are you wanting to take the next step in your career with an acclaimed dental organization? A dental organization is seeking a Dental Hygienist to join their Columbus team! Taking on the responsibility of the Dental Hygienist, the duties evolve around conducting initial patient screenings, cleaning teeth, and advising patients on oral health and preventative care. With great attention to detail and excellent organizational skills, you will make a perfect addition to this team! Don’t wait - Apply Today
Dental Hygienist’s Responsibilities
  • Ensure patients feel as comfortable as possible before the examination
  • Sterilize dental instruments properly
  • Conduct initial mouth screenings and check oral health history
  • Identify conditions like gingivitis, caries, or periodontitis
  • Clean and help protect patients’ teeth (e.g., remove plaque or apply fluoride)
  • Educate patients of all ages on proper teeth care
  • Give instructions to patients after operations or other dental procedures
  • Take X-rays or dental impressions
  • Assist dentists with selecting appropriate treatments for various diseases (including oral cancer)
  • Maintain documentation and charts on each patient
Dental Hygienist’s Qualifications
  • Diploma in Dental Hygiene required; Master’s degree is a plus
  • Current and Valid License to practice dental hygiene required
  • Previous Dental Hygienist experience required
  • Must have experience in preparing dental instruments and equipment
  • Understanding of health & safety regulations i.e., HIPAA
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check
Company Culture & Perks
  • The building is located immediately of I-185 with close access to shopping outlets and various restaurants
  • Friday afternoons off!  Work schedule Monday thru Thursday 8am to 5pm AND Friday 8am to 1pm
  • Clean and welcoming work environment while working with an excellent team to provide quality service to their clients
  • Company offers career opportunities to fuel your passion and dedication to helping others
  • Close to area shopping and restaurants
  • During your employment with Team1Medical Staffing, you are eligible to enroll in our benefits program including medical (3 plans to choose from), dental, disability, critical illness, life, vision, accident, and behavioral health insurance. Additional benefits include 401K, direct deposit, and our referral bonus program!  
Salary: $39-$42 an hour
Why Team1Medical?
Team1Medical is one of America’s most trusted medical staffing agencies. Our team believes in the importance of learning who you are as a person and a professional. We offer Direct Hire, Temp-to-hire, and PRN positions to allow you to choose the opportunities that best fit your needs. Whether you are an experienced professional or just launching your career, Team1Medical will invest in your success. View more open positions at 
Team1Medical is an affiliate of The Reserves Network, a family-owned and veteran-founded company. Since 1987, we have been a trusted partner to employers and job seekers within the healthcare community. As an equal-opportunity employer, we value our employees and foster an environment of respect, integrity, and trust in every aspect of employment. However you identify and whatever your background, we encourage you to apply today.

Meet Your Recruiter

Kelsey Fink
Staffing Consultant

Kelsey started her career in the human resources department of an automotive organization. She joined Team1Medical as a Staffing Consultant in 2022. Kelsey is trilingual, fluent in German and English, and advanced in Russian. Kind-spirited, patient, and funny, Kelsey will exhaust all resources to get you the position that you want. She loves helping people and enjoys interactions of all kinds.

After work, she likes to read books, bake cupcakes, and spend time with her children.

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