Job Region: Arkansas Valley
City: La Junta
Positions Available: 1
Job Classification: Full Time
Hours per Week: 40
Maximum Pay: Pay based on experience.
Pay Unit: Salary
Full-time Dental Hygienist position available to work within the medical care team and provide hygiene services to patients within the medical home. Position will support the medical-dental integration co-located in the La Junta Medical Clinic working towards increasing access to dental hygiene services to vulnerable populations. Primary responsibility of the position is help ensure oral healthcare needs are met continuously and consistently by educating patients of the importance of preventative care and encouraging the establishment of a dental home. Position will provide hygiene evaluations during routine medical annual physical exams or when indicated by the medical providers. In addition the goal being to incorporate preventive treatment into the practice site as well as scheduling child prophylaxis, sealant placement exams and referring either for consultation or treatment of a Valley-Wide Dental Provider in the area.
Qualifications: Qualified Candidate must be team oriented and invested in enhancing the medical-dental integration care delivery model, have an active Colorado Dental Hygienist license and self-motivated, previous experience in Community Health/Dental preferred. Bilingual skills (English/Spanish) desirable.
Minimum Education Requirements: Undergraduate Degree
Paid Sick Days/Year: 12
Paid Vacation Days/Year: 15
Paid Holidays/Year: 7
Health Insurance Available: Yes
Drug Test Required: Yes
Valley-Wide Health Systems, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer
We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or anyother status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.