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International, Community Health Services
January 13, 2023
Join the ICHS Team!
Discover how you can make an impact on people, communities and creating greater health equity.
International Community Health Services (ICHS) is a nationally-recognized federally qualified health center, and for over 45 years ICHS has provided culturally and linguistically appropriate health and wellness services, including increasing health equity for uninsured and medically underserved individuals of all languages and walks of life. We firmly believe that access to quality health care strengthens our families and communities, and promotes a more just society. We take pride in our diverse and inclusive workforce and at ICHS we value respect and support each other so each individual can achieve his or her full potential. We invite you to join us and be inspired by colleagues that share your mission and purpose.
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Competitive salary for the Seattle/Puget Sound region
“Share the success” bonuses
Insurance premiums 100% paid by ICHS
Paid time off accrual up to 200 hours annually with up to 264 hours rollover year to year
Automatic 4% retirement contribution
9 paid holidays a year, including 2 personal holidays
Reimbursement for professional licensure
Under the clinical supervision of a Dentist, this position assists dentists in preventative care for dental patients, and provides treatment and care of the mouth, teeth and gums. Completes dental prophylaxis by cleaning deposits and stains from teeth and from beneath gum margins. Detects disease by completing oral cancer screening; feeling and visually examining gums; using probes to locate periodontal disease and to assess levels of recession; exposing and developing radiographic studies. Obtains, interprets and evaluates personal, medical and dental histories and applies precautionary measures as needed and to help prevent, predict and identify medical emergencies; manages specific medical emergencies in response to given signs and symptoms; and charts conditions of decay and disease diagnosis and treatment by dentist. Maintains patient appearance and ability to masticate by fabricating temporary restorations; cleaning and polishing removable appliances; placing, carving, and finishing amalgam restorations; removing cement from crowns and bridges. Educates patients by giving oral hygiene and plaque control instructions and postoperative instructions; proper dental care and proper diet for good health, and the correct way to brush and use floss. Encourages the practice of preventative health behaviors to patients. Explains properties and benefits of stannous, sodium and acidulated phosphate fluoride and demonstrates techniques for their application. Differentiates between the normal and abnormal appearance of tooth structure, and supporting structures techniques for their application.
Education - Graduation from an accredited dental hygiene program.
Experience - Minimum 1 year work experience preferred.
Other Requirement(s) - Current Washington State Dental Hygiene License. Worked in a multilingual/multicultural setting preferred. Bilingual in English and API language preferred.
Desired Start Date
Pay Range: $39.35 - $57.61