Mystic Lake Casino Hotel

Dental Hygienist

Prior Lake
Aug 08, 2017
Aug 18, 2017
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time
Shift - Hours: First
Days: TBD - based on business needs
Hiring rate or hiring range: Based on qualifications
Job Description:

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Dentist, provides dental examinations and cleaning for patients; including SMSC Community members and their families, SMSC employees and their families, and Native Americans living in Scott County, in a clinic setting. Assists the Dentist with tasks associated in the examination, gathering medical information, and providing treatments as needed.

Job Duties.

  1. Examine gums, using probes, to locate periodontal recessed gums, sores, and signs of gum disease.
  2. Take dental x-rays as indicated in patient record or as directed by the Dentist.
  3. Assess and discuss treatment options with patients and develop a treatment plan to restore or improve dental health.
  4. Clean calcareous deposits, plaque, and stains from teeth and beneath margins of gums, using dental instruments.
  5. Apply cavity-preventive agents such as fluorides and sealants to arrest dental decay.
  6. Educate patients and provide instruction on diet, brushing, flossing, the use of fluorides, and other aspects of good dental hygiene.
  7. Provide direction and supervision of Dental Assistants as needed.
  8. Document patient information gathered during the evaluation, observation, treatment provided, patient progress, and any relevant medical information for each patient within the confidential patient record.
  9. Complies with HIPAA rules and maintains all patient information confidentially and securely.
  10. May complete other duties as requested by the Dentist.
  11. May be required to travel up to two weeks in a calendar year to treat patients through the SMSC Mobile Unit.

  1. Successful completion of an Associate's degree in Dental Hygiene from an accredited college or university.
  2. Must successfully complete the National Board Dental Hygiene Exam and be a Licensed Dental Hygienist in good standing in the state of Minnesota Board of Dentistry.
  3. Good computer skills to include MS Word, Excel, and Outlook, as well as other health care related software as needed.
  4. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  5. Must hold and maintain Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification. If not CPR certified upon hire, must obtain certification within 90 days of employment.
  6. Some travel on our mobile unit required.
This position will have the option to work four 10 hour days.