Are you someone who has a real passion for helping others? Are you a registered Dental Hygienist looking to highlight your knowledge, skills, and abilities in a new and dynamic environment? We currently have an exciting opportunity for you to bring your excellent work ethic to Hazelton Health Services.
The Dental Hygienist is responsible for instructing and motivating patients in good oral health habits. The Dental Hygienist assesses dental hygiene, makes a treatment plan and implements hygiene therapy techniques needed to obtain good oral health. The Hygienist works collaboratively with the Dentist, Clinic staff and Dental Clinic Manager to carry out and maintain good oral health.
Starting salary will be approximately from $72,445 to $90,556 and will be based on education, training, experience, and salaries of similar positions. The Hazeltons
(Hazelton, New Hazelton and South Hazelton) are nestled within the spectacularly rugged Roche de Boule Mountain Range in Northern British Columbia with a population of 827 (2021). Hazelton, also known as Old Hazelton, is on the banks of the Skeena River near the world-famous 'Ksan Historical Village and museum. Check out The Hazeltons , known as the historic heartland of northwest BC.What Northern Health has to offer you!
•Comprehensive benefit packages including extended health/dental and a municipal pension plan for part-time and full-time employees. Casuals have the option of paying for benefits.
•Four weeks vacation with one year of continuous service
•Financial Support for Moving Expenses is available for eligible positions
•Employee referral program
•Employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
•Spectacular outdoor activities and the shortest commutes in BC
•"Loan Forgiveness Programs" offered through the Federal and BC Government for eligible professions.Qualfications
•Graduate of a recognized dental hygiene program.
•Current registration and licensure with the College of Dental Hygienists of British Columbia.
•365 day rule exempt is an asset.Skills and Abilities:
•Demonstrates good communication skills and the ability to develop rapports with staff and patients.
•Ability to follow written and verbal directions.
•Ability to operate related equipment.
•Ability to carry out duties required and lift more than (5) kilograms.
•Ability to work either self-directed or as part of a team.
•Demonstrates knowledge and proficiency in electronic charts and dental software programs.
•Demonstrates the ability to work cooperatively with all other staff to provide a positive experience for the patient.Who we are
Northern Health covers an area of nearly 600,000 square kilometers and offers health services in over two dozen communities and 55 First Nation's communities. We deliver hospital and community-based health care for a population of 300,000.
Employing more than 7,000 staff throughout the region, Northern Health provides exceptional health services for Northerners, through the efforts of dedicated staff and physicians, in partnership with communities and organizations in Northern BC.
There is a wide variety of career opportunities available in our two dozen hospitals, 25 long-term care facilities, public health units and many other offices providing specialized services.