Job Posting 75105

Independent Dental Hygienist
Hamilton Urban Core Community Health Centre
Hamilton area
71 Rebecca Street
closed 7 days ago (Thu, 16 Sep)
full time - term / contract

HAMILTON URBAN CORE COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTRE

Strong Core, Healthier Lives

 

Position Available

Independent Dental Hygienist

  (6 Months Contract with Possibility of Contract Extension)

 

Hamilton Urban Core is a thriving inner city health centre and a leader in the provision of high quality primary health services and health promotion programs. Our comprehensive health services are delivered through a dynamic team of multidisciplinary, inter-professional health providers.  As an inner city health centre our client populations include individuals and families with chronic and complex health and social conditions, many of who are living in poverty.

 

The Independent Dental Hygienist is an essential member of the client-centered, inter-professional, multidisciplinary team of health providers at Hamilton Urban Core. The Independent Dental Hygienist will work with other members of the Centre’s teams to effectively and efficiently serve clients and communities using responsive and innovative approaches to services and service delivery framed by health equity and the social determinants of health. They will provide oral health care services including preventative dental health hygiene, oral health promotion and senior client education and participate in the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of programs and services for clients within the Hamilton Community. The suitable candidate must be detail oriented and have excellent communication skills. Our office is fully compliant with all COVID-19 protocols.

 

The successful candidate should have:

  • Registered Dental Hygienist and Must be self initiated to independently practice (must have)
  • Registration with the College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario (must have)
  • General or Specialty certificate of registration from the College of Dental Hygienist of Ontario (must have)
  • Experience working in a community setting
  • Excellent clinical and problem solving skills
  • Experience working with individuals and families with chronic and complex health and social conditions
  • Demonstrated understanding and ability to apply the principles of health promotion, disease / injury prevention, and social determinants of health
  • Demonstrated understanding and sensitivity to issues impacting inner city populations
  • Proficiency in the use of computers in the work environment
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of an inter-professional, multidisciplinary team
  • Mandarin/ Cantonese language skills are an asset

 

Interested individuals should forward a resume and cover letter by Thursday, September 16, 2021 at 5:00 pm to:

Hiring Committee – Independent Dental Hygienist

Hamilton Urban Core Community Health Centre

71 Rebecca Street Hamilton, Ontario L8R 1B6

Fax: 905-522-5374  or  Email:

Hamilton Urban Core is committed to equity in employment.

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