Job Posting 77925

Bilingual Dental Hygienist
Centre de santé communautaire Hamilton Niagara
Hamilton area
Welland
closes in 33 days (Fri, 31 Dec)
part time  •  33, 92 $ to 42, 62$

Permanent part time position (14 hours (2 days)/week)

Location: Welland

Hourly salary range: $33.92 to $42.62

 

Under the direction of the Primary Health Services Director, the Dental Hygienist works following the principles of health promotion and the determinants of health.  He/she encourages dental hygiene practices and the prevention of oral diseases by assuming the following responsibilities:

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Perform the initial dental assessment and determine the dental hygiene care to be provided
  • Provide dental hygiene treatments according to best practices and professional expertise
  • Prepare individualized dental hygiene plans
  • Refer clients to the dentist, as needed
  • Perform sterilization and cleaning of instruments and room after each patient
  • Develop and deliver health promotion workshops related to oral disease prevention in the Welland and area communities
  • Provide individual and group instruction to a variety of age groups on oral health at the CSC and in the community
  • Maintain electronic client records

 

Education, Experience and Specific Requirements:

  • College diploma in dental hygiene and relevant work experience
  • Member in good standing of the College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario (CDHO)
  • Self-initiated as per the CDHO
  • Experience working with AbelDent and OHISS
  • Cultural safety skills and proven competence in working with vulnerable seniors
  • Attention to detail and precision
  • Experience in planning and managing activities and projects
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to lead groups
  • Analytical skills, maturity, responsibility and patience
  • Written and spoken French and English
  • Be willing to work flexible hours to meet client needs
  • Have access to a motor vehicle and hold a valid Ontario driver's license
  • Proof of vaccination against COVID-19 (or a medical note for exemption) will be requested

 

Please send us your cover letter and resume in French or English.

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