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The Pennsylvania Primary Care Career Center Continues Operation During COVID-19 Crisis

To our friends and colleagues at safety-net facilities on the front lines of the Coronavirus/COVID-19 response, please let us know what we can do to support you.
One thing we can do at the Pennsylvania Primary Care Career Center is to continue to help community health centers and other organizations address their workforce issues and needs. Because we can work remotely, we are continuing to connect high quality primary care professionals with employers who have available behavioral health, dental, and medical jobs. 
Maybe you're a primary care physician, dentist or other clinician looking for the career opportunity of a lifetime. Or you may be an employer seeking that perfect-fit team member. You can turn to the Pennsylvania Primary Care Career Center for assistance.
The Career Center is a nonprofit agency that specializes in matching up clinicians and administrators with jobs at Community Health Centers,  rural health clinics, and other primary care facilities. 
We are a collaborative effort of the Pennsylvania Department of Health and the Pennsylvania Association of Community Health Centers


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Job Description

Position Summary:

ChesPenn Health Services FQHC is actively seeking a Public Health Dental Hygienist (PHDHP) to provide services to patients in our Center for Family Health at Eastside, located in Chester, PA.


  • Associates degree in dental hygiene from an accredited program.
  • Public Health Dental Hygiene Practitioner Certification.
  • Current Registered Dental Hygienist license with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
  • Three years' experience in dental hygiene, preferably in a fast-paced clinical setting

What We're Looking For:

  • An independent self-starter with a desire to use their skills to educate and encourage patients regarding the importance of good dental health as well as to provide outstanding clinical care.  
  • Outstanding clinical, patient management and teamwork skills
  • A desire to provide care to an underserved population in a community health care environment. 

  Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide clinical services for all ages, including prophylaxis, fluoride treatment, sealants, scaling & root planning.
  • Provide preventative and therapeutic care for all ages, including soft tissue management.
  • Provide individualized oral health care education and home care instruction.
  • Coordinate with pediatric medical staff to ensure that children begin dental care by 1 year and receive all appropriate fluoride and sealant treatments
  • Work collaboratively with dentists, dental assistants and front desk staff

What We Offer:
Our benefit package includes

  • Multiple health care plans
  • 401(a) retirement program
  • Life insurance
  • Vacation, personal, sick, CME, and Bereavement leave
  • Employee Assistance Program

 Work environment:
The primary work environment is a busy multi-cultural ambulatory care setting. Exposure to infectious disease and bloodborne pathogens is possible.

About ChesPenn Health Services:
Our mission is to provide comprehensive primary and preventive medical, dental and behavioral healthcare and social services to medically underserved families and individuals regardless of their ability to pay. We strive to meet the unique health needs of the communities we serve in linguistically and culturally competent ways.

We offer a competitive benefits package and the opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of our patients and the community we serve.

 ChesPenn is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Because employees work with families and children and due to the sensitive nature of patient medical information, we require all applicants who receive and accept employment offers to complete child abuse and criminal background checks before being hired.

Other Income Details

Salary Information: Commensurate with experience

10 days vacation, 3 days personal, 12 days sick, and 4 days CME annually


Relocation Paid

Other Benefits

ChesPenn offers medical and dental insurance, a 401a retirement account, and life insurance

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