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Health District of Northern Larimer County

CO

June 21, 2024

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Fort Collins

Our mission is to enhance the health of our community. To achieve this, we provide

 health services and education that addresses unmet needs and opportunities.  

We demonstrate dignity and respect for all people and focus on our employees, 

our clients, and our community.  Join our organization and help us accomplish our goals and make a meaningful impact in our community!


Are you committed to providing efficient, quality dental care and teaching the value of oral health?  Would you like some flexibility with your schedule and not be driven by insurance or quotas? The Health District Family Dental Clinic is seeking a caring, friendly, and compassionate PRN Dental Hygienist.  Our mission is to provide quality care to communities that need it most.    


Hiring Range and Status

•$46.20 - $53.13 per hour DOQ, PRN

•Position range is up to 30 hours per week

•Indicate in your cover letter the number of hours you are interested in working.

For full qualifications and responsibilities, please review the job description at www.healthdistrict.org/jobs


Education and Experience

•Bachelor’s or associate degree in dental Hygiene from an accredited school.

•Colorado Registered Dental Hygiene license in good standing.

•Local anesthesia certification

•Current CPR certification

•Experience with prophylaxis, debridement, scaling and root planing, and local anesthesia. 

•Experience in hygiene in a public health clinic and/or large volume uninsured patient panel is desired; however, training is provided.

•Experience with an electronic dental record system, i.e., Dentrix is desired; however, training is provided.

•Bilingual (English/Spanish) is desired; however, not required. Support and translating tools are provided. 


Key Responsibilities

•Works in partnership to support a team of dedicated dentists in providing the highest standard of dental care to our patients.

•Provides care to residents of northern Larimer County who are unable to afford the full cost of care.

•Performs periodontal cleanings, prophylaxis, community screenings, and patient education.


Why work for us

•We value a work-life balance.

•Our employees are supported and encouraged to develop their skills and knowledge. 

•We schedule based on our patient’s needs, not productivity.

•Opportunity to be active in the community through outreach events.

•Support from the hygiene team.

•Student Loan Forgiveness is available for qualifying borrowers. 


We are committed to providing equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals. The Health District does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, ethnic or national origin, ancestry, age, sex, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, veteran status, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion (creed), political beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws in employment, or in the admission or access to, treatment or participation in, or receipt of the services and benefits under any of its programs, services and activities.      


How to Apply

Provide a cover letter that details your professional experiences and how your qualifications align with this position.  Indicate in your cover letter the number of hours you are interested in working.

•Submit your cover letter and resume, Attention:  Search Coordinator, 

oMail: Health District of Northern Larimer County, 120 Bristlecone Drive, Fort Collins, CO 80524

oFax: 970-221-7165 

oEmail to searchcoordinator@healthdistrict.org

•Position will remain open until filled.


Infection Control Requirements

•Category I

•Must comply with infection control policies for this position.  Requirements include providing documentation of MMR, Varicella, Tdap and Hep B (Hep B is optional, but strongly recommended) immunizations and compliance with tuberculosis training, screening, and testing on hire.

Salary

Desired Start Date

$46.20 - $53.13 per hour DOQ

Dental Hygienist PRN

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