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Registered Dental Hygienist

Company: Clinica Family Health
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: July 4, 2024

Job Description:

Work With UsClinica Family Health is a community health center with a vision that every low income or underserved individual in the communities we serve will have access to high quality medical, dental and behavioral healthcare. As a Dental Hygienist at Clinica, you are a highly valued and respected team member working at the top of your scope to impact the lives of the people in our communities.You are a skilled dental hygienist whose everyday contributions will serve our patients and mission. You will provide excellent care both in the traditional dental setting and also in the medical clinic as a respected member of the integrated clinical team.What We OfferCompensation: Approximately $81,298 - $95,254 per year for a full-time position. All individual pay rates are calculated based on the candidate's experience and internal equity.Professional Benefits:Clinica is an approved participant of the Colorado Health Service Corps and National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Programs. If program eligibility requirements are met, providers may be awarded up to $90,000 for helping our communities.Dedicated time off and up to $3,000 reimbursement for Continuing Medical Education (CME)FTCA Malpractice InsuranceOne Professional MembershipAll fees associated with your license, DEA, board certification, etc. are covered by ClinicaHealthcare and Other Benefits:Medical, dental, vision insuranceEmployee & Family Support ProgramsFSA/HSA optionsRetirement PlanAccident/Hospital Indemnity4 weeks of Paid Time Off and 9 paid holidaysVolunteer HoursHow we will help you grow:Opportunities to work at the top of your scope and gain new evidence-based clinical skillsAbility to provide non-traditional hygiene servicesSupervision by a Dental Hygiene Team Manager, a clinical peer who is familiar with your roleTeam-based care allowing for both collaboration and clinical autonomy within the standards of careOpportunities for increased cultural awareness and appreciation- understanding how cultural nuances impact the way we provide dental care and being able to use that knowledge respect and honor the preferences and beliefs of your patientsOpportunities to collaborate with medical professionals on patient careYour Essential ResponsibilitiesYou will provide high quality dental care that is culturally appropriate and prevention focusedYou will be responsible for evaluating patients for caries risk, periodontal pathology and for providing prophylactic and non-surgical periodontal treatmentYou will be providing preventive clinical and education services including oral hygiene instruction, topical fluoride and sealantsWhen working on the medical clinic you will be the champion of dental prevention and education in an integrated medical setting and will coordinate with both medical and dental team membersYou will be a leader, actively striving to improve patient and staff experiencePosition QualificationsGraduation from an accredited school of Dental HygienePossession of a current Colorado license as a registered dental hygienistPermit to administer local anestheticBasic computer skills requiredSensitivity to low income and ethnic minority communitiesAdditional InformationClinica Family Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We prohibit unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees on the basis of age 40 and over, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other applicable status protected by federal, state, or local laws.CFHRDH

Keywords: Clinica Family Health, Denver , Registered Dental Hygienist, Healthcare , Lafayette, Colorado

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