Aug 26, 2022

Dental Hygienist

  • TrulyHired
  • Cottage Grove, OR 97424, USA
Part-time Education

Job Description

South Lane School District 45J
Dental Hygienist for South Lane Children's Dental Clinic

Job Title Dental Hygienist for South Lane Children's Dental Clinic

Reports to Dental Clinic Coordinator

Work Year: 50 total clinic days during the months of October-May

Average 20 hours per week.

Job Summary:

South Lane Children's Dental Clinic is a community supported non-profit clinic that provides dental services to non-insured or underserved children enrolled at South Lane, Creswell, North Douglas and Crow-Applegate-Lorane school districts. We offer emergency, comprehensive, and preventative care at no charge to qualifying students.

The perfect candidate with be highly skilled at multi-tasking and have the ability to change pace and direction quickly as well as take direction and work independently. Working with children is fun and rewarding however many different variables drive our clinic. These include funding, volunteer doctors, school schedules, school administration, staffing hours, etc. Our patients range in age from 0-18 and often come from high risk families. We operate solely with volunteer dentists and we accommodate each individual working style. Job duties vary each week and change regularly.

There are approximately 50 total clinic days during the months of October-May. Hours of service are between 7:45am - 3:30pm and vary each week depending on school calendars and volunteer dentists. The clinic is located in Cottage Grove, however, this position requires travel to Drain, Crow, and Creswell in addition to schools in Cottage Grove.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide Dental Screenings to children 0-12th grade.
  • Track patient information for Oregon Health Authority reporting.
  • Provide sealants and fluoride to children in the schools with a mobile dental set-up
  • Maintain and organize consent forms, charts and documentation for school based sealant program
  • Provide preventative dental health education in the schools.
  • Be willing to credential for billing with dental insurance companies
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Possess a current Expanded Practice Dental Hygiene License or have one by the hire date.
  • Maintain sealant certification through site visits with OHA
  • Have current liability insurance

Please visit our Facebook Page: South Lane Children's Dental to see pictures and info on our clinic.

Oregon Health Authority OAR 333-019-1030: COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements for Teachers and School Staff

Successful applicants must comply with this OHA rule on the COVID19 vaccine mandate by either being fully vaccinated or have an accepted religious or medical exception by the South Lane School District. The candidate must sign a safety expectation form if granted a medical or religious exception.


South Lane School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, parental or marital status, age, or genetic information. Reasonable accommodations for the application and interview process will be provided upon request and as required in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA). Disabled persons may contact Human Resources at (541) 942-3381 x114 for additional information or assistance. Speech/Hearing impaired persons may contact the District for assistance through the Oregon Relay at (800) 735-2900.

Note: This is not necessarily an exhaustive or all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, functions or working conditions associated with the job. This job description is not a contract of employment or a promise or guarantee of any specific terms or conditions of employment. The school district may add to, modify, or delete any aspect of this job (or the position itself) at any time as it deems advisable.

Open Until Filled

  • Position Type:Part-time
  • Positions Available:1
Job Category :Career Education > Dental Assisting
Job Requirements

  • No experience required

Contact Information

  • Tracy Ollivant
  • 455 Adams Ave.
  • Cottage Grove,Oregon 97424
  • Phone: 541-942-3381 x114
  • Email: click here

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