North Country HealthCare
  • Williams, AZ, USA
  • Full Time

North Country HealthCare is a federally qualified health center (FQHC) serving 12 communities across the entire northern half of Arizona. This full-time position is located in Williams, Ariz., just 55 miles from Grand Canyon National Park! Williams is a rural, mountain town with plenty of hiking, fishing, and beautiful vistas to enjoy year-round.

Passion and determination to reach the underserved drives everything we do at North Country HealthCare. Our leadership team and staff at all levels share this commitment. We accomplish our goal of fostering healthier individuals and healthier communities through direct services, education, outreach, and advocacy. If you enjoy seeing the benefits of your work uplift an entire community, we want to talk to you!


YOU WILL CONTRIBUTE BY

  • Providing dental prophylaxis and scaling and root planning of teeth and gingival tissue curettage. Applying topical fluorides and dental sealants.
  • Providing oral health education to patients in the clinic and in community outreach settings.
  • Taking and developing dental radiographs
  • Administering anesthesia, placing periodontal dressings, and placing and removing sutures all under the direct supervision of a dentist.
  • Performing oral health screenings, in collaboration with medical providers, in a group setting (school children, company employees, etc.)
  • Traveling as necessary to meet needs at other North Country HealthCare clinics or to represent North Country HealthCare at important meetings.
  • Actively participating in the achievement of short and long-term goals for the dental department and clinic.
  • Mentoring the next generation of dental hygiene professionals. North Country HealthCare is a teaching health center and dental hygienists can expect to be involved in the teaching of students.

YOU WILL BENEFIT FROM

  • Being part of an integrated care clinic -- your patients may have needs beyond the dental chair and our family medicine and behavioral health team, located in the same building as you, can provide the care they need.
  • Not worrying about malpractice insurance or tail coverage -- as an FQHC, you are covered by the Federal Tort Claims Act.
  • Keeping your skills sharp -- the FQHC patient base tends to include those with a wide variety of issues that are rarely seen in other types of practices.
  • Loan repayment opportunities-- our dental HPSA score is 25!
  • Support for your professional credentials -- once you are an employee, you receive an annual CE allowance and license renewal fees are covered.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Certificate of completion from accredited Dental Hygiene Program
  • Current Arizona license to practice dental hygiene (or ability to obtain one upon hire)
  • Preference given to those with a completed college degree in dental hygiene from an accredited university

CONTACT US!

Have questions about this job or North Country HealthCare in general? We are happy to help you explore your career options with us! Call or email a member of the Talent Integration Team:

North Country HealthCare is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity Employer

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