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Dental Hygienist

Community Health Centers is seeking full time, part time, and/or per diem Dental Hygienists to provide high-quality dental care to CHCB patients. CHCB’s Dental Hygienists are responsible for evaluating patient oral health, dental/medical history, dental complaints, and completing dental hygiene procedures in a public health setting. Come join our awesome team of dental professionals! 

Basic Qualifications
  • Vermont State License in Dental Hygienist with Local Anesthetic Endorsement
  • Current CPR/AED Certification
  • 3 years of experience desired, but not required; new graduates welcome! 

Knowledge, Skills and Ability
  • Comprehensive knowledge of principles and practices of oral hygiene and periodontal care
  • Ability to work and communicate with a large group of professionals; dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants, and leadership staff 
  • Knowledge of dental medical emergencies
  • Knowledge of public health, social and economic factors that impact the health and oral health of patients
  • The ability to travel to other CHCB locations as necessary

CHCB Dental benefits (if applicable): 
  • Dental scrub allocation for new employees
  • Vermont licensure renewal reimbursement for licensed roles 
  • Paid CE time (additional to allotted CTO) and CE funds for licensed applicable roles 
  • Student loan repayment opportunities through outside agencies such as NHSC and PSLF

CHCB Dental clinical space offers: 
  • Updated clinical operatory space 
  • Schick sensor x-ray software/technology 
  • Panoramic imaging 
  • Nextgen Medical/Dental record 
  • Hufriedy/Dentsply/American Eagle hygiene instruments, cassettes assigned per provider 
  • Tap-on Cavitron/prophy polisher available in each hygiene op 

Dental hygiene specifics:
  • All adult prophies 60 min+ appointment time – provider (dental hygienist) has the ability to add time to appointments as necessary 
  • Flexibility with working hours – create your “ideal” schedule!
  • 3 active dental sites – option to work at 1, 2 or all 3 once full orientated

CHCB employees enjoy comprehensive benefits including:
-   Medical insurance with $600 annual wellness perks 
-   Monthly stipend for those with alternate health insurance
-   Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Account 
-   Excellent Dental and Vision coverage
-   Life insurance, AD&D, Short Term/Long Term Disability, Accident Insurance, and Critical Illness Insurance
-   401K via Vanguard, as well as fiduciary services via Morgan Stanley (Employer contribution of 3% of your annual salary after 1 year of service regardless of personal contributions)
-  Continuing Education funds for licensed applicable roles; pooled departmental funds as allowed for other roles
-  Generous Accrued CTO in addition to 8 paid annual Holidays (6 fixed, 2 floating) 
-  Employee Assistance Program available to all household members
-  Local discounts and perks at fitness, restaurants, and local businesses!