Dental Hygienist (Ref#038)

  • GH
  • Full-time
  • Published: 2022-12-21 19:40:38Z


Hiring a dental hygienist for a high-end private dental clinic setting. You will assist the dentist in various procedures and operation of x-ray machines. To do well in this role you should have a current state hygiene license and previous experience as a dental hygienist. 



  • Using dental instruments to clean accretions, calcareous deposits, and stains from teeth and beneath margins of gums.
  • Looking for indications of oral cancer by feeling lymph nodes under patient chins for signs of tenderness or swelling.
  • Noting and reviewing patient medical history.
  • Using probes to examine and locate periodontal recessed gums and other signs of gum disease.
  • Recording dental decay and disease for diagnosis and treatment by dentists.
  • Maintaining dental equipment and x-ray machine.
  • Feeling and visually examining gums for signs of disease, sores, and other dental health issues.
  • Exposing and developing x-ray film.
  • Sharpening and sterilizing dental instruments.
  • Promoting preventative dental care to improve patient oral health care.
  • Applying fluorides and other dental decay prevention agents.
  • Working with dentists and dental assistants.
  • Maintaining a dental hygiene program for patients.



  • US Licensed Dental Hygienist.
  • Associate’s degree from an accredited hygiene program.
  • State hygiene license.
  • Current CPR certificate.
  • Current on Hepatitis B vaccination.
  • Ability to administer local anesthetic agents.
  • Able to use an x-ray machine.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Comfortable using computers for a variety of tasks.
  • Knowledgeable about oral hygiene and dental health.



  • Package is $4000 per month salary, fully furnished accommodation, a car, a cellphone with specified credit per month, resident and work permit, health insurance, 5 days paid sick leave per year, 15 days paid annual leave during first year and one month leave during subsequent years, one economy class airline ticket from US Ghana and return upon completion of contract. If the person stays for more than a year, subsequent years, will be entitled to yearly one return ticket during vacation. 

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