Erie Family Health Center provides a comprehensive array of programs and services that target the physical, mental, social, economic and cultural needs of its economically disadvantaged and medically underserved clients. Rooted in a tradition of compassionate, culturally sensitive health care, Erie's programs and services go beyond the treatment of disease to promote wellness and empower clients to make healthy lifestyle choices. By confronting the social, economic and cultural factors that influence health, Erie Family Health Center treats the individual as well as the community. Erie believes that quality health care is a right, not a privilege.
Join us to become part of what we are building for our communities and patients as our Dental Hygienist!
Perform oral hygiene procedures on Erie’s patients
Act as an oral health educator and acts as an auxiliary to the dentist
Gather and assemble pertinent patient record to assist the dentist with diagnosis and treatment
Maintains the hygienist instruments, trays and other equipment of the dental clinic in a clean and orderly manner which includes daily sterilization
The dental hygienist will work in various settings within the dental opertories, dental clinic, lab, front office; wear protective closing during treatment (i.e. gloves, masks, etc.)
Active Dental Hygienist License, RDH certification
Excellent clinical and communication skills
Must be able to work with both hands
Must be able to operate all dental equipment and instruments
Must be able to sit, stand, speak, write and type
Bilingual fluency (English/Spanish) is desirable (May be required to translate for non-English/Spanish only speaking patients and/or guests.)
Erie Family Health Center delivers high-quality, culturally-sensitive, bilingual health care to more than 53,000 medical patients and 9,500 dental patients. Our community-based health care centers are portals to high-quality care – and a higher quality of life – regardless of a patient’s ability to pay. Erie serves patients from 13 sites, including seven large primary care facilities (four with in...tegrated, on-site dental care), five school-based health centers and the only freestanding comprehensive teen health provider in Chicagoland. At Erie Family Health Center, we believe health care is a right, not a privilege. Our mission is to provide accessible, affordable and high quality health care for those in need.