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Waterfall Community Health Center


May 1, 2024


North Bend

Job Title: Dental Hygienist

Job Category: Operations

Wage Classification: Hourly/Non-exempt

Location: Dental Clinic

Position Type/Status: Full-time, benefitted

Travel: Minimal

Wage: $42.45 to $49.78 per hour 

Reports to: Dental Director

Manages Direct Reports: No

HR Review & Approval: 08/29/2023

Job Description:

Job Purpose:

The Dental Hygienist works in a team-based, patient-centered dental clinic serving insured and uninsured clients with a special emphasis on care for persons who experience barriers to accessing care due to income, language, cultural and social barriers. 


Adhere to the spirit of Waterfall Community Health Center to remove barriers to care and our mission statement while performing assigned duties. 

Demonstrate the core values of Integrity, Respect, Accountability, Compassion, Partnership, and Collaborative Communication.  

Perform periodontal procedures in a manner that is best for the patient in accordance with state dental board requirements.

Educate patients on the importance of preventing, diagnosing, and rerating periodontal disease. 

Discuss the links between periodontal conditions and overall systemic health.

Complete proper assessments, ie. probing, charting existing restorations, digital radiographs, to develop the appropriate treatment plan using an electronic medical record system (EMR

Place sealants, fluoride varnish, SDF.

Perform and follow proper sterilization and infection control protocols.

Work collaboratively with the team on scheduling patients, ensuring an exceptional patient experience, and maintaining the condition of the practice and equipment. 

Other related duties may be assigned by the Supervisor.

Education and/or Experience and Qualifications:

Dental hygiene licensure compliant with the State Dental Board with no adverse actions.

Two years’ experience as a licensed Dental Hygienist preferred. 

Strong computer skills including experience with Microsoft Office software. 

Excellent verbal and written communication, problem-solving, and organizational skills.

Experience with Electronic Medical Records (EMR) preferred.

Non-violent Crisis Intervention Comprehensive training class completed within 6 months of hire and recertify prior to the expiration date. 

BLS certification.

Immunizations Required:

TB test (upon hire).

Physical Requirements:

Prolonged periods sitting at a desk working at a computer.

Able to lift 15 pounds occasionally.

Able to travel as needed.


Internal Student Loan Repayment up to $50,000 (for licensed providers)

Competitive PTO Accrual (up to 193 hours of PTO accrual each year to start)

7 Paid Holidays

Medical/Dental/Vision 100% employer paid

Extra Oral Wellness Benefits for employees who have great risk for oral diseases

401K Retirement Plan 6% match

Short Term Disability - options for long term disability

$50,000 Life Insurance Policy- options for additional voluntary life

Health & Fitness Gym Membership Discount

Active Fit Direct- Access to 5,500 Digital Workout Videos

Bonusly – Internal Employee Recognition Platform

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Will Preparation Services, Legal Consultation, Financial Planning Assistance

Discounted Hearing Program

Worldwide Travel Assistance Program

Comprehensive Identity Thief Protection



Desired Start Date

42.25 - 49.78 /hr

Dental Hygienist

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