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Registered Dental Hygienist

Job Description
Victoria Court Dental (an affiliate of Altima Dental) is currently hiring a Temporary Full-Time enthusiastic and energetic Registered Dental Hygienist to join our team of professionals at our clinic in Truro, Nova Scotia.

*Monday - Friday, shifts vary, no weekends*

This contract is effective immediately untilJanuary 15, 2021
with the possibility of becoming permanent


Duties:
  • Consistently meets Altima's accepted clinical standards of practice requirements for Oral Cancer Screenings, periodontal disease management and Periodic Comprehensive Oral Examinations.
  • Ensures that patients receive optimal hygiene treatment based on clinical findings and their goal for comprehensive oral health.
  • Provides findings, recommends a course of treatment and works in partnership with patients and families to achieve desired appropriate health outcomes. Co-creates a hygiene care plan using agreed upon interventions. Regularly monitors and adjusts each plan to ensure goals are achieved and the plan remains appropriate to the patient's condition and/or abilities.
  • Supports all departments in the dental centre and the Altima group by aligning individual contributions with those of the team and group. Shares needed information with others in a timely and efficient manner.

  • Qualifications:
  • Successfully completed a recognized dental hygiene program
  • A minimum of 1-2 years working experience as a Hygienist
  • Current registration with the CDHNS
  • Experience with AbelDentis considered an asset
  • Current CPR and First Aid training
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; written and verbal, an ability to make patients feel comfortable and at ease.

  • We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

    If accommodation is needed in the application process, or those needing job postings in an alternative format please e-mail a request tohr@altima.ca.

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