Fenway Health Dental Hygienist in Boston, Massachusetts
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
About the Organization The mission of Fenway Health is to enhance the wellbeing of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community and all people in our neighborhoods and beyond through access to the highest quality health care, education, research, and advocacy. Fenway Health was founded in 1971 and has grown from a less than 10 person operation in the basement of a building near the Boston Fens to one of the largest LGBT-focused organizations in the world. It consists of three main centers:
Fenway Community Health Center, our clinical arm, which is a federally qualified health center that operates three clinic sites (Fenway:1340, Fenway:South End, and the Sidney Borum, Jr. Health Center) in the Boston area and provides over 30,000 patients with primary and specialty medical care, behavioral health care, optometry care, and dental care;
The Fenway Institute, our research/training/education/policy development arm, which houses numerous research initiatives as well as the National LGBT Education Project, the LGBT Aging Project, the National Center for Innovation in HIV Care, and the Center for Population Research in LGBT Health; and
AIDS Action, our HIV/AIDS service organization, which provides nonclinical services (case management, housing and legal assistance, outreach, peer support) to people living with HIV/AIDS and operates numerous programs focusing on HIV/STD prevention/testing/treatment, including the Access (drug user health program), TransCEND (transgender peer support and risk reduction program), and Youth on Fire (drop-in center for homeless and street-involved youth) programs.
The Department of Dentistry at Fenway Health is a state-of-the-art dental facility utilizing the latest technologies in patient care and treatment. It is our goal to be able to provide our patients with access to high-quality oral health care. The following position is now available within the Dental Department at Fenway Health:
Work on Saturdays required. This is a full time, benefits eligible position.
The Registered Dental Hygienist is responsible for the direct provision of oral hygiene and appropriate preventative services to dental patients.
Typical duties include but are not limited to: providing oral hygiene services to dental patients; providing oral health education to patients; and assisting with various clinical and administrative functions of the Dental Department.
- Graduation from an accredited School of Dental Hygiene
- At least one year of hygiene work experience
- Unrestricted license to practice Dental Hygiene in the State of Massachusetts
- Current CPR (BLS) Certification
- Local anesthesia certification
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Experience working in an ethnically, culturally, and racially diverse environment preferred
- Ability to work harmoniously with diverse groups of individuals required
Title: Dental Hygienist
Position: Dental Hygienist
Number of Openings: 1
Number Filled: 0
Location: Dentistry - Fenway (Ansin)
Shift: -not applicable-
Req Number: DEN-18-00015