Job ID: 289726324  |  Last Updated: 5/31/2019

Dental Hygienist (School Year)

School-Based Dental Center
Burlington, VT
Applicant Contact
Human Resources

Job Description

Seeking a Dental Hygienist to provide high-quality dental care to CHCB patients at our School-Based Dental Center in the Old North End's Integrated Arts Academy! CHCBs School-Based Dental Hygienists are responsible for evaluating patient oral health, dental history, dental complaints and complete dental hygiene procedures on patients. They serve as an advocate for the patients and work closely with community partners, school staff and CHCB staff to ensure patients receive dental care. This positions working hours will be tied to the school year of the Integrated Arts Academy (August May).

Basic Qualifications

Vermont State License in Dental Hygienist with Local Anesthetic Endorsement
Bachelors Degree in Dental Hygiene
Current CPR Certification
3 years of experience desired, but not required.
Knowledge, Skills and Ability

Comprehensive knowledge of principles and practices of oral hygiene and periodontal care
Knowledge of public health, social and economic factors that impact the health and oral health of patients.
Knowledge of dental emergencies
The ability to travel to other CHCB locations as necessary.

About CHCB

All people share a powerful need for the basic necessities of a good life and a place that understands that good health starts with a caring touch and a kind word. For over 45 years, the Community Health Centers of Burlington (CHCB) has provided access to high quality health care regardless of financial status or life circumstance. We strive to improve the health of all within the communities we serve in an environment that conveys respect, offers support, and encourages people to be actively involved in their own health care. Our positive, mission-minded staff make CHCB a great place to work!

CHCB is an innovative Federally Qualified Health Center with eight sites throughout Chittenden County and southern Grand Isle County. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the organization. We offer an excellent benefits package to eligible employees.

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