Dental Hygienist (RDH)
- Part-time; 32 hours/week (splitting time between Willimantic & Putnam locations)
- Part-time; 20 hours/week (at Willimantic OR Putnam location)
- Per diem; 16 hours/week (at Willimantic and/or Putnam location)
Generations Family Health Center, Inc. is a regional community health center covering a thirty-seven town rural region in eastern Connecticut with sites located in Willimantic, Danielson, Norwich and Putnam. Our dedicated staff provides a full range of primary care services to all ages including medical, dental and behavioral health care, as well as care coordination and community outreach. In addition to our main facilities, we offer mobile programs and School Based Health Centers.
LOCATIONS: Putnam and Willimantic, CT
JOB SUMMARY: The registered dental hygienist will provide education and dental hygiene to adults and children in addition to providing quality preventive oral health care by working in conjunction with the dentist to evaluate overall oral health, perform examinations, cleaning and polishing teeth, apply dental sealant, administer fluoride treatments, polish restorations, take x-rays, and give advice on oral hygiene. Ability to set up and prepare dental equipment and instrumentation. Performs all other related duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS: Certificate/Degree (Associates/Bachelors) in Dental Hygiene from an accredited school. Current license in the state of Connecticut and Current CPR. Dental Hygienist experience is required. Knowledge of patient screening, charting, and medical history procedures and documentation. Must possess knowledge and understanding of dental procedures, terminology, abbreviations and techniques.
Generations offers an attractive and competitive hourly rate with an excellent, comprehensive benefits package for regular part-time positions including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, & Disability insurance, 403b Savings Plan, Paid Time Off, Paid holidays, Professional development and CME annual stipend and loan forgiveness eligibility via NHSC. Employee Wellness Program, Employee Assistance Program, Flexible Spending Account, (for qualified medical and dependent care expenses), discount on Verizon Wireless phone plans, local gyms and BJ’s membership discount.
Interested candidates should submit their resumes and cover letter for consideration by applying directly online: http://www.genhealth.org/rewarding-careers/opportunities
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