Halifax Area – Floating / On-Call Dental Hygienist

About us:

dentalcorp is Canada’s largest and fastest growing network of dental practices, committed to advancing the overall well-being of Canadians by delivering the best clinical outcomes and unforgettable experiences. dentalcorp acquires leading dental practices, uniting its network in a common goal: to be Canada’s most trusted healthcare network. Leveraging its industry-leading technology, know-how and scale, dentalcorp offers professionals the unique opportunity to retain their clinical autonomy while unlocking their potential for future growth.

https://www.dentalcorp.ca/site/home 

Schedule: This is a very unique salaried position offering full-time hours (with full benefits)! You will have your schedule in advance, working at multiple practices within your region.  If your schedule can only accommodate part-time or casual hours, we will work with your schedule to provide you with additional hours each week.

The Opportunity:

We are currently looking to hire a floating / on-call Dental Hygienist to join dentalcorp and work at various practices within your region. This is unique opportunity to gain experience in a multitude of practices and will suit someone who can bring a flexible and positive attitude everyday. You will report into a manager who will fill your schedule based on your availability, while having mentoring, coaching and support to ensure you are successful in your role.

The ideal candidate is eager to learn, open to new methods of supervision, adapts well to new environments, wants the best for their patients, is an upbeat, caring individual who is highly ethical, and is seeking a position that will rapidly expand their knowledge as a dental professional. 

Why Should You Join?

  • Competitive compensation & benefits: Our compensation packages are reviewed annually in a comparative study that ensures alignment with industry standards.
  • Established and stable practice: Our successful practice is a leader in patient care, providing a range of services to a loyal and established patient base.
  • Health & Safety and Compliance: The practice has a strong health and safety culture, with compliance measures embedded in every aspect of the workplace.
  • Career development: A career with us ensures you have the support, tools, and encouragement you need to grow and evolve as a professional on your individual career path, including access to industry-leading continuing education through the award-winning DC Institute (dcinstitute.ca)
  • Patient-focused care: With every decision we make and each action we take, our focus is always on the patient – our practice revolves around delivering a consistently outstanding patient experience.
  • Respect for our people: The team is built on a culture of respect and positivity, where we celebrate individuality and value each other’s unique strengths and contributions.
  • Work-life flexibility: Everyone has a life outside the practice, and we are committed to helping each team member find a healthy, sustainable balance between home and career.

Responsibilities:

  • Appropriately assess, plan, implement and evaluate services for patient care
  • Perform all aspects of clinical preventative hygiene services including scaling, root planing, polishing, topical fluoride, pit and fissure sealants and whitening to patients
  • Serve as an oral health educator by introducing new preventative techniques and counselling
  • Provide a consistent patient experience during each hygiene visit
  • Establish strong patient relationships while maintaining ethical and professional behaviour
  • Establish and retain patient loyalty by delivering a tailored experience based on the patients’ expectations
  • Demonstrate active listening and empathy to patients using effective communication skills

About You:

  • Successful completion of a Dental Hygiene Diploma or Hygiene Degree program
  • Registered with the Provincial Dental Board of Nova Scotia
  • Valid CPR Certification
  • Must be available for flexible scheduling Monday – Sunday, and we will work with your current schedule to provide you with additional hours
  • Strong written and communication skills
  • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Punctual and reliable 
  • Access to a reliable vehicle is preferred (KM and parking reimbursements)

dentalcorp Total Rewards + Perks

Team members have access to a range of resources focused on enhancing their personal and professional lives. We provide annual compensation reviews, voluntary RRSP contributions, and industry-leading learning and development opportunities. Our team members also enjoy extensive discounts on many services and activities including an exclusive corporate gym membership program; reduced rates on home and auto insurance; and unlimited access to a variety of discounted entertainment, hotels, products and services. Our Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) connects team members and their families with complimentary, confidential, short-term counseling and advisory services. dentalcorp is continuously evolving and enhancing the programs to offer our team members exclusive benefits that complement their lifestyle.

Candidates must be legally eligible to work in Canada. We thank all applicants, but only suitable applicants will be contacted. Job applicants with a disability who require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process can contact our Talent Team at 416-558-3883. Reasonable accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis and your request will be responded to as soon as possible.

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