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Dental Hygienist

Company: Brigham & Women's Hospital(BWH)
Location: Jamaica Plain
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

Who We Are

Brookside Community Health Center, one of two health centers licensed by Brigham and Women's Hospital, provides multi-disciplinary, comprehensive care with services in the following areas:

  • Adult Primary Care
  • Pediatric Primary Care
  • Obstetrics/Gynecology (including midwifery)
  • Family planning
  • Dentistry and Oral Surgery
  • Nutrition/WIC
  • Behavioral Health and Social Services. Brookside is a teaching site for Harvard Dental School, Boston University Dental School, as well as other Boston area health care professional programs.

    What You Will Do
    • Scaling and polishing of teeth.
    • Prophylaxis and fluoride treatment of children.
    • Application of sealants.
    • Taking medical histories.
    • Teaching oral hygiene to patients (and community groups when appropriate).
    • Performing initial radiographic and screening examinations, in addition to maintaining radiographic files.
    • Working closely with dentists in delivering comprehensive dentistry.
    • Preparing and transporting instruments to decontamination room maintaining infection control.
    • Participating in staff conferences.
    • Working cooperatively with other center departments.
    • Maintaining adequate levels of supplies with assistance from other personnel.
    • Maintaining patient recall system.
    • Performing related duties as required.
    • Serves on Center-wide Committees.
    • All other duties as assigned. What You Will Get
      • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance: Starts day 1!
      • PTO: Up to 30 days annually for new hires including 10 holidays
      • Retirement: A hospital funded pension plan plus a 403(b) retirement savings plan with hospital match
      • Commuting: Subsidized MBTA pass (50% discount) Qualifications

        What You Will Bring
        • Bachelor's degree preferred.
        • Graduate of accredited dental hygiene school and Massachusetts license.
        • Minimum of 3-6 months experience recommended.
        • Fluency in Spanish desirable but not required.
        • Must demonstrate appropriate knowledge of dental development and treatment of pediatric, adults and geriatric patients.

          EEO Statement

          BWH is an Affirmative Action Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, military service, genetic information, and/or other status protected under law. We will ensure that all individuals with a disability are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

Keywords: Brigham & Women's Hospital(BWH), Boston , Dental Hygienist, Healthcare , Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts

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