Position Description

Dental Hygienist
Location Yakima Medical-Dental Clinic
City Yakima
Job Code 5539
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Employment duration:
Part time
Exempt Status:
Non-exempt
Offer Relocation?:
No

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the dental health of others? Do you want to earn extra income that could lead to a position with regular hours and benefits? Then you're invited to join our dental team at Yakima Medical-Dental Clinic in Yakima.

Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

WE’RE LOOKING FOR A DENTAL HYGIENIST WHO IS:

  • Passionate about community health
  • Skilled in delivering dental anesthetic and placing restorations
  • A communicator who can calm patient fears and apprehensions, and interact effectively with patients of all ages, as well as clinic staff
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

  • Work as needed when regular staff is out or staffing needs increase
  • Provide periodontal treatments
  • Participate in dental health projects in the community

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • A friendly work environment and employees who are committed to their patients
  • Time to build relationships with the dental team that could lead to a position with regular hours and benefits

YOUR QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduation from a Dental Hygiene school.
  • Current WA Dental Hygiene License. Current CPR Certification within 3 months of employment.
  • Your supervisory experience and bilingual English-Spanish communication skills are pluses.

ABOUT YVFWC

Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic serves more than 140,000 people across 19 medical clinics, 10 dental clinics, and 57 programs in two states. We are Level 3 Certified as a Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH). With integrated services including medical, dental, pharmacy, orthodontia, primary care nutritional counseling, autism screening, and primary care behavioral health, YVFWC’s patient-centered model of care offers patients the full-spectrum of care and shelter assistance, energy assistance, weatherization, HIV and AIDS counseling and testing, home visits, and four mobile medical/dental clinics.

WORKING AT YVFWC

Working at Farm Workers Clinic means being the passionate champion for those who have no voice. It means having the opportunity to work with underserved populations and with peers committed to the same work.

At Farm Workers Clinic:

  • We will consistently trust one another to work for the common good.
  • We will foster integrity by demonstrating ethical behavior and insisting on doing what we say we will do.
  • We will demonstrate transparency by being candid and truthful no matter the risk.
  • We will create partnerships to strengthen ourselves and our community.
  • We will fight for just treatment for all individuals.
  • We will let joy in.
  • We have the courage to be an agent of change and refuse anything short of excellence.

Our mission celebrates diversity. We are committed to equal opportunity employment.

 

 

 

 

 

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