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UNITY CARE NW Dental Hygienist - NEW $3,000 Sign On Bonus! in Bellingham, Washington

Sign-On Bonus: $3,000 Compensation: Salaried, Exempt, $86,964.40 to $104,000 per year + Competitive Compensation Package Work Schedule: Full time, M-F, occasional Saturdays, 4/10 between 7:30a-6:30p Who We Are Unity Care NW is a private, non-profit, federally qualified health center that has been proudly and successfully serving the greater Whatcom County area since 1982. With clinics located in Bellingham & Ferndale, we offer comprehensive primary medical, behavioral health and dental care, as well as pharmacy services to a diverse and often underserved patient population of all ages. Employing almost 300 caring and compassionate employees, our mission is to increase the years of healthy life in the people & communities we serve. Safety is our priority through the Covid-19 pandemic. To learn more about what we’re doing to ensure the safety of patients and staff, please view the following website: What We Value *Respect *Integrity *Accountability *Collaboration *Innovation We have an inclusive culture and strive to demonstrate our Values in Action in all that we do. We value each individual on our team and aim to onboard a diverse workforce of the very best talent, whose ambitions and values align with ours. Job Summary As a Dental Hygienist, you will provide optimum periodontal/hygiene services and oral health education to Unity Care NW patients. You would provide traditional hygiene services such as scaling and root-planning. You may also provide sealants, screenings & radiographs, restorative fills, etc. You would be responsible for the setup and cleanup of dental rooms and charting. As a DH with UCNW, you would be eligible to apply for state and national loan forgiveness programs. What We Offer *Eligible to apply for loan repayment through the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) which, if awarded, provides tax free funds to pay towards eligible student loans for a 2-year commitment (view the details at *Eligible to apply for loan repayment through the Washington Student Achievement Council which, if awarded, provides funds to pay towards eligible student loans for a 2 or 3-year commitment (view the details at *Reimbursement of state license fees *Malpractice coverage *Continuing Medical Education benefits ( Up to $1,000 and 40 hours CME leave per year) *A friendly and collaborative team work environment *Competitive compensation & benefits *Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance *Generous Paid Time Off & 6 Paid Holidays *401(k) match after one year *Alternative transportation incentive *Annual Wellness Benefits Requirements *An Associate of Science or Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene *Two years' previous DH experience *A current Washington State Dental Hygienist License with no actions taken *A current BLS certification *Ability to place and finish restorative materials and sealants. *General knowledge of basic dental policies & procedures and oral health issues, especially regarding oral hygiene. *General office skills such as computers (Dentrix and Microsoft Office Outlook, Word & Excel), faxes, telephones, and copy machines. *Ability to organize and prioritize work load. *Ability to maintain an effective and positive professional working relationship with staff and patients at all times. Preferred Qu