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Dental Hygienist

Dental Hygienist

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Job Description

Job Title: Dental Hygienist
Work Site: Early Years Program, Richmond Community Health Services
Status: Regular Part Time (0.4 FTE)
Start Date:As soon as possible
Salary: $29.48 - $36.75 per hour

Thursdays 0945 - 1800, Fridays 0845 to 1700

May be required to work weekends and evenings based on operational needs.

Reference#: 103085-tbo


In accordance with the visions and values of the Vancouver Coastal Health Authority, Richmond Health Services, and within the context of a client and family centered care model and within the established standards of professional practice and the vision and values of the organization, the Dental Hygienist, working collaboratively as a member of the interdisciplinary team, provides oral health prevention and promotion services such acting as a clinical resource to staff and preparing and presenting talks to community groups on oral health issues. Consults with client’s family/friends about caring for client’s teeth and makes recommendations for follow up care.


Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene.
  • Three (3) years’ recent related experience in community oral health prevention and promotion or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Current registration and licensure as a Dental Hygienist as required by the College of Dental Hygienists of British Columbia and maintenance of continuing education required for retention licensure.
  • Valid BC Drivers License.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Knowledge of oral health issues for various groups.
  • Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with public and various levels of staff.
  • Ability to make presentations.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work.

This posting has been posted internally and externally concurrently. The Internal competition closes March 22, 2018.  External applicants will be considered after internals.



The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.

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