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Senior Dental Hygienist

Hamad Medical Corporation
Doha, Qatar

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Supervises dental hygienists with regards to their performance, patient care, assigned duties and scheduling.

  • Assesses dental condition and needs of patient; uses patient screening procedures, to include medical history review, dental charting, and perio charting; takes patient vital signs as required.

  • Delivers direct patient care to patients as assigned, using established dental hygienist procedures; performs routine treatment procedures, such as cleaning, polishing, x-rays, application of sealants and flourides, performs patient education & patient/family teaching.

  • Develops and implements individualized dental care plans for patients, discharge planning under the supervision of a qualified dentist.

  • Provides chair-side assistance to dentist in the performance of special tests, procedures, and complex treatments.

  • Makes impressions of patients’ teeth for study casts.

  • Documents dental history or chief complaint; records and reports pertinent observations and patient reactions to dental staff, as appropriate; documents lab procedures and ensures follow up on results.

  • Assists with or institutes emergency measures for sudden adverse developments during treatment of patients.

  • Performs patient triage and initiates patient care as appropriate for walk-in patients.

  • Assists in preparation of patient care areas, and in the patient admission, transfer, and discharge process, as required; prepares reports and assists as required with patient reception, telephone calls, routine triage, and other office duties.

  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Education/Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor degree in Dental Hygiene

  • Required certification/licensure: Valid Primary License from the country of origin if applicable 

Experience Required:

  • Essential Experience: 5 years as a dental hygienist

  • Language Skills: English Essential, Arabic Preferred

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