Hygiene Assistant

Apply for the position, Hygiene Assistant , with Lifetime Dental Care today or contact Jackie Schumacher for more information. Posted Jun 3, 2021.

Lifetime Dental Care is hiring a full-time Hygiene Assistant to partner with the team to deliver complete health dentistry in a fun-loving environment.  

If you are flexible yet organized, enjoy movement in your day, can take direction and proactively seek out opportunities to support team members, consider yourself a caregiver by nature and passionate about health and wellness...this unique position would be a great fit!    

While not limited to this list, on a typical day you:
  • Assist the hygiene team and ensure "time integrity" so that our patients have a five star experience. 
  • Accurately stock and prepare hygiene operatories with the correct products and instruments prior to each scheduled treatment to mitigate downtime. 
  • Sterilize instruments to prepare each hygiene room for patient visits. 
  • Work directly with new hygiene patients to gather and document information and diagnostics to support the hygienist in delivering the new patient experience. 
  • Work directly with patients in the Perio Protect program, performing digital scans, saliva testing, coordinating lab cases and deliveries, and educating patients how to use their products at home.  
  • Assist the Hygienists in performing and documenting x-rays and a comprehensive periodontal evaluation.  Advise the Doctors when the patient will be ready for an exam. 
  • Keep lab and sterilization areas stocked, clean and orderly.  Be aware of supply needs and follow the ordering process when necessary.  
  • Advise the Appointment Coordinator when a patient requires additional (or less) time units than normal for their upcoming treatment to aid in scheduling efficiency. 
  • Participate in the Morning Huddle and team meetings. 
  • Cover other areas within the practice as needed and when needed. 

This position operates in a medical/clinical environment, which will require HIPPA and OSHA training.  This role routinely uses standard office equipment and the employee is frequently required to talk and hear; stand for long periods of time; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move objects up to 25 lbs.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to blood and blood-borne pathogens and/or physical risks.  

This is a full-time position and the hours of work are Monday-Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.  Occasionally work is expected outside of these hours, for example continuing education coursework.  

We love to learn and will be providing training!  Required Education and Experience:
  • 2 years of direct customer or patient experience/care 
  • High school diploma or equivalent

Benefits:  Hourly wage (depending on experience the hourly wage for this position is around $14.00/hour) and participation in the monthly bonus program, BCBS Health Insurance, Dental Benefits, Paid Uniforms, Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays.  

To apply:  In one email, send your cover letter, resume and the name and contact information of three professional references to [email protected]






Hygiene Assistant
Full Time
Jackie Schumacher
Jun 3, 2021
Jun 3, 2021
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