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Dental Hygienist

Amherst, MA

Posted: 07/27/2023 Employment Type: Temp to Hire Industry: Health Care Job Number: 10820

Job Description

Full time Dental Hygienist
  • Perform periodontal and preventive procedures.
  • Properly take and analyze patient health history, patient education.
  • Take radiographs.
  • Maintain instruments and machinery (sterilizer, autoclave).
  • Proper cleaning and sterilization of instruments.
  • Sharpening instruments.
  • Be current on new requirements for sterilization and maintenance of equipment and operatories.
  • Be current on infection control.
  • Maintaining stocked hygiene supplies.
  • Accompany patients to/from waiting area.
  • Call patients to confirm, schedule and cancel appointments when the front desk is unable to do so or to fill openings in your schedule.
  • File charts each day.
  • Maintain professional relationship with patients when in the office.
  • Maintain professional manner and appearance while in the office.
  • Participate in community outreach programs as requested.
  • Avoid outside activities which might have a direct negative affect on the practice.
  • Be prompt and see patients in a timely manner.
  • Assist dentist as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Must be certified as a Registered Dental Hygienist with current Massachusetts license.
  • 0 - 2 years experience


Meet Your Recruiter

Melissa Cartier
Director of Staffing Services, Healthcare and Office Services, Springfield Office

Melissa Cartier is an Account Manager in our J. Morrissey Springfield Office. Melissa brings to us several years of career services and counseling experience to the J. Morrissey team. Melissa works with large and small companies in the Springfield area, and is responsible for managing new and current clients as well as recruiting and onboarding temporary candidates for temporary positions. 

Prior to joining J. Morrissey, Melissa was the Director of Career Services at Premier Education Group where she performed various career development functions and achieved company benchmark placement rates. Melissa started her career as a Certified Medical Assistant, which has provided her with valuable insights into the healthcare industry and has helped her form strong connections with her clients and candidates.

In addition to her passion for recruiting and building relationships, Melissa volunteers her time public speaking in schools where she delivers presentations on career development and growth. Melissa also belongs to the Chicopee Chamber of Commerce. Her industry knowledge, commitment to quality service, and enthusiasm for people make her an invaluable member of the J. Morrissey team.

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