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Overview

Join our family of caregivers. Serve your community. Love where you live.

Sierra Family Health Center (SFHC) is seeking a compassionate Dental Hygienist who is dedicated to providing excellent dental care to patients, is a collaborative team player, a compassionate listener, and has strong communication skills.

Requirements

Associate’s degree or the successful completion of a recognized vocational program in dental hygiene.
State license required.
Knowledge of general principles of dentistry and advanced knowledge of dental hygiene.
Strong customer service skills.
Experience in a Federally Qualified Health Center is preferred.

Essential Job Functions

Provides clinical services and health education to patients to improve and maintain their oral health.
Cleans calcareous deposits, accretions, and stains from teeth and beneath margins of gums using dental instruments.
Examines gums using probes to locate periodontal recessed gums and signs of gum disease.
Feels lymph nodes under patient’s chin to detect swelling or tenderness that could indicate the presence of oral cancer.
Applies fluorides or other cavity-preventing agents to arrest dental decay.
Records and reviews patient medical histories.
Charts conditions of decay and disease for diagnosis and treatment by dentist.
Successful candidates must have received the COVID-19 vaccine before date of hire or have received a valid exemption.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Benefits:

Dental insurance
Employee assistance program
Employee discount
Flexible spending account
Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance

Schedule: 8 hour shift

Supplemental pay types: Signing bonus

COVID-19 considerations: Masks are required; all precautions are taken

Vaccinated against COVID, Hepatitis B

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: Associate's
Driver's License Required: Yes
Accessible by Public Transportation: No