Dental Hygienist

  • 1950 Redtail Hawk Dr, Estes Park, CO 80517, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Since 1970, Salud has been committed to providing a Medical Home to patients, where medical, dental, behavioral health services, and clinical pharmacists work together and coordinate efforts in a team-based system of care. We strive to improve the quality of our patient's lives who would otherwise have limited access to health care. We serve all individuals regardless of their insurance status or ability to pay.

Job Description

We are looking for a Dental Hygienist to join our family. 

The Dental Hygienist performs professional dental care in the field of dental hygiene including all related clinical procedures.  Has broad responsibilities for clinical and community dental health education activities.  The Dental Hygienist approaches his/her tasks in a team-based care fashion that supports patients and their families in self-management, self-efficacy, and behavior change. 

What we offer:

  • Starting Annual Salary - $66,000 to $84,460   
  • 5 day work week - Monday to Friday
  • Student loan repayment potential - HPSA score 21

Comprehensive Benefits Package including:

  • Medical (Includes Free Medical Services at All Salud Facilities)
  • Dental (Employee Discounts at All Salud Dental Facilities)
  • Vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Basic Life and AD&D
  • Supplemental Life and AD&D
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • Accident & Critical Illness Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 21 paid vacation days per year
  • 10 Paid Holidays per year (includes 2 Floating Holidays and paid Birthday) 
  • 8 Paid accrued Sick Days per year
  • Financial and time-off reimbursement for continuing medical education
  • Retirement savings plans.
  • Employees working at least 1,000 hours within a 12-month period are eligible for the Defined Contribution Pension Plan. Salud will contribute 5% of your base salary each month

Our Mission is to provide a quality, integrated health care home to the communities we serve

Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Working knowledge of all phases of the field of dental hygiene.  Skill in the techniques of oral hygiene procedures and the use of equipment, instruments, and materials.  Must work well with other patient care team members.   Knowledge and practice of preventative dentistry and the ability to instruct patients individually and in groups.  Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with patients and staff.  Sensitivity to low income and ethnic minority community a must. 

Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.

Education:

Graduation from an accredited School of Dental Hygiene.

Experience:

Previous experience desired, but not required.

Licensure/Certification:

Possession of a valid current license as a registered dental hygienist in the State of Colorado.   Maintain current CPR Certification.

Additional Information

Salud Family Health Centers is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We prohibit unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees on the basis of age 40 and over, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other applicable status protected by federal, state, or local laws.  All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

As required by Public Health Order, all Salud Family Health Centers employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. All persons offered a position will be required to provide valid proof of vaccination prior to starting employment. The only exceptions to being vaccinated are verified and approved medical reasons or sincerely held religious beliefs.