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Community Health Center of Snohomish County


October 27, 2023



Annual Base Salary: $97,335.78 USD to $105,678.85 (hourly equivalent: $46.80 - $50.81) + incentive

Sign-on bonus: $5,000.00

Additional year one guarantee incentive:  $10,000.00

Year 2 and beyond, eligible for incentive up to 14% of annual median compensation PLUS potential for production.

Community Health Center of Snohomish County offers competitive wages, including an incentive plan of 4% - 14% of specialty annual median compensation and a comprehensive benefits package designed to address health, time off, retirement and career-advancement needs.  Benefits available include health insurance (medical/dental/vision), up to 160 hours of vacation time pro-rated by FTE every 12 months, paid sick leave, 10-paid holidays, 403(b) Safe Harbor retirement plan with employer match, disability and life insurance, and more!  We also offer $0.75/hour for those who test proficiently in a second language.

Job Summary

The Dental Hygienist provides dental care to all age groups in accordance with the State of Washington Department of Licensing and professional scope of practice. In addition, the Hygienist provides diagnostic and therapeutic dental services to Community Health Center of Snohomish County patients, while making reasonable and sound assessments and treatment plans in consultation with a supervising dentist.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Reads, speaks, understands and writes proficiently in English.

Works independently and is self-directed.

Works effectively in a team environment.

Organizes, prioritizes, and coordinates multiple activities and tasks.

Works with initiative, energy and effectiveness in a fast-paced environment.

Produces work in high quantity and quality.

Problem-solves with creativity and ingenuity.

Remains calm and effective in high pressure and emergency situations.

Knowledge of dental terminology.

Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications; Word, Excel and Outlook


Bilingual skills.


High school graduate or equivalent.

Associate’s degree in Dental Hygiene.


Bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene.



Customer service related experience working with the general public (1 year).

Digital imaging familiarity.

CDT-5 coding experience.

Healthcare information systems, such as electronic health record and practice management systems experience.

Working with low income, multi-ethnic populations.


Dental Hygienist license with the State of Washington.

Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (CPR/AED) certification - must be obtained within 45 days of employment.

Successful completion of CHC’s credentialing and privileging review upon hire and recredentialing as appropriate.


Driver's license with the State of Washington.

Motor vehicle insurance liability policy, a certificate of deposit, or a liability bond to the required limits.

Job Specific Functions/Performance:

Provides therapeutic dental services to current patients and emergency dental services to non-regular clinic patients within the scope of practice as stated by the State of Washington Department of Licensing and within the scope of the CHC Dental Program and while under supervision of a CHC Dental Clinician.

Works as part of a primary care team with CHC staff, providers, and other community dental care providers.

Assures integration of patient education into all treatment phases.

Makes reasonable and sound dental assessments and treatment plans in consultation with the supervising dentist.

Consults with appropriate providers as necessary.

Assists in identification of special needs of CHC patients and works with staff to address those needs.

Reviews patient medical history and dental records, charts and other pertinent information.

Documents encounters in an accurate and timely manner.

Assists the Director of Dental Services, Practice Manager, and Chief Operating Officer in the planning and evaluation of effective clinic operations.

Responds to quality issues as recommended by the Quality Assurance Plan. Participates in ongoing identification of performance and process quality improvement opportunities of the department and the organization and the formulation and implementation of actions to achieve improvements. May serve on the Dental Quality Improvement Committee.

Leads a small team of support staff. Participates as a team member with all clinical staff to assure services meet or exceed the expectations of clients, coworkers, the public, and community standards.

Adheres to attendance standards in order to perform the job functions for daily operations and/or continuity of patient care.

CHC is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer (EEO/AA)/At-will employer.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


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$97,335.78 USD to $105,678.85 USD

Dental Hygienist

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