Dental Hygienist $7500 Sign-On Bonus!

Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic - 41 Clinics in Oregon and Washington   Kennewick, WA   Full-time     Dentistry
Posted on March 21, 2024

Join our team as a Dental Hygienist at Miramar Health Center in Kennewick, WA, and be part of a healthcare organization that believes in making a difference beyond medical care! At Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic, we value inclusivity, and we are more than just a job – we are a community committed to the well-being of our migrant farmworkers.

We’ve transformed into a leading community health center. With 40+ clinics across Washington and Oregon, we offer a wide range of services such as medical, dental, pharmacy, orthodontia, nutritional counseling, autism screening, and behavioral health. Our holistic model also extends assistance to shelter, energy, weatherization, HIV and AIDS counseling, home visits, and mobile medical/dental clinics.

Position Highlights:

  • $43.58-$51.91/hour DOE with the ability to go higher for highly experienced candidates
  • $7,500 Sign-on bonus with your first paycheck
  • Additional pay for your bilingual skills
  • Work Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8-hour shifts between 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
  • This position is eligible for loan repayment programs


  • 100% employer-paid health insurance including medical, dental, vision, Rx, 24/7 telemedicine
  • Profit sharing & 403(b) retirement plan available
  • Generous PTO, 8 paid holidays, uniform allowance, and much more!

As a Dental Hygienist, your tasks will include:

  • Updating patient records, conducting X-ray procedures, charting, and preparing exam tools
  • Providing periodontal care and preventive treatment, performing dental restorative procedures, performing expanded functions, and administering anesthesia
  • Educating patients on oral hygiene, assisting in infection control, and participating in dental education program development along with other assigned tasks

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduation from a Dental Hygiene school
  • Active WA state Dental Hygiene license
  • CPR certification within 90 days of employment
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred (level 10 receive bilingual differential pay)
  • Knowledge of standard dental practices and current hygiene concepts.
  • Skilled in dental anesthesia and restorative procedures
  • Ability to interact professionally with patients and colleagues of all ages
  • Effective time management and resource utilization to efficiently complete work within set deadlines
  • High level of dexterity and coordination
  • Basic proficiency with Electronic Dental Records, Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel

Our mission celebrates diversity. We are committed to equal-opportunity employment.

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