Dental Hygienist at Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corp

Posted in Other 1 day ago.

Location: Bethel, Alaska





Job Description:

Dental Hygienist




Bethel, Alaska



The vision: Through Native Self-Determination and Culturally Relevant Health Systems, we strive to be the healthiest people.


At the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation (YKHC) we administer a comprehensive healthcare system throughout 58 rural communities with a mission of Working Together to Achieve Excellent Health.


YKHC serves 58 federally-recognized Tribes and operates 41 Village Clinics. Our five larger communities are served by five Sub-Regional Clinics. All communities in our service area are served by the 55 bed regional hospital in Bethel.


For more information about our hospital or the region please visit
Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation - We Strive to be the Healthiest People (www.ykhc.org)



Position Summary:

Responsible for providing dental hygiene treatment to patients, monitoring infection control for the department and to actively participate in the YKHC dental disease prevention program.



Position Qualifications:



  • Associate's Degree in Dental Hygiene or a Bachelor's Degree in Dental Hygiene required.

  • Two years Dental Hygiene experience preferred.

  • Valid Drivers License

  • Must possess Alaska License to practice as a Registered Dental Hygienist, or a Registered Dental Hygienist serving as a Commission Corps Officer.

  • Current BLS and CPR certified.

  • Dental equipment, Dental instruments, Clinical Product Suites, Telemedicine

  • Dental Hygiene, Public Health preferred

  • Supervise Dental Assistants I and II


Benefits Include:


  • Generous PTO - beginning at 4.5 weeks

  • Ten paid holidays

  • Comprehensive healthcare coverage

  • Life and Disability Insurance

  • Flexible Spending Account

  • Retirement plans

  • Employee Wellness Center




Additional Information:

ID:13560Location:BethelDepartment:Dental ClinicEmployment Duration:80 Full timeTemporary Status:Not ApplicableHours per Week:40
Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status and any other basis protected by law. Individuals with disabilities needing assistance in the recruitment process are encouraged to contact Human Resources directly.


Under P.L. 93-638, preference is given to Alaska Native/American Indian applicants.


For more information, please contact the YKHC Recruitment Department at YKHCRecruitment@YKHC.org or phone (907) 543-6060 and ask to speak with a recruiter.


To view more positions available please visit YKHC Career Center (https://chu.tbe.taleo.net/chu01/ats/careers/v2/jobSearch?org=YKHC&cws=41)




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