Employment

Part Time Oral Health Educator

  • Job Tracking ID: 512527-652793
  • Job Location: Various, NJ
  • Job Level: Any
  • Level of Education: Any
  • Job Type: Part-Time/Regular
  • Years of Experience: Any
  • Starting Date: ASAP



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Job Description:

Southern Jersey Family Medical Centers, Inc. Children's Oral Health Program is seeking a part-time (12 hrs./week – two 6 hour days)  for a 40 week position (mid-September to mid-June) dental hygienist (B.S. preferred) to implement oral health education programs in Atlantic, Cape May, Burlington and Ocean Counties.  Registered dental hygienists with previous community experience will be considered. 

 The goal of the Program is to improve the oral health status of New Jersey school children, specifically targeting high-need/high-risk schools in identified counties. This position reports to the Regional Oral Health Coordinator.

 Responsibilities include:

  • Conduct outreach and oral health education programs in identified high risk schools

  • Coordinate program activities/special initiatives and supply distribution with participating schools

  • Provide regular progress updates and program reports to Regional Oral Health Coordinator

Experience and Skills:

The ideal candidate/applicant will possess the following:

•Ability to work independently

•Enthusiasm for promoting children’s oral health

•Strong organization skills and attention to detail •Ability to work independently

•Excellent communication skills (verbal and written); public speaking

•Experience providing oral health education for children in a school or community-based setting Reliable transportation is necessary.

Reliable transportation is necessary. The candidate will travel to schools and identified community organizations to conduct education programs and distribute program supplies. Candidate must also attend 2 statewide meetings per year. Candidate should be able to lift 30 lbs. Dental hygienist with volunteer experience are encouraged to apply.  Candidates will be asked to present a brief tooth brushing demonstration for school aged children as part of the interview process.

Please email or fax cover letter and resume to:

Falen Hemmings, BA, RDH

Regional Oral Health Coordinator

Southern Jersey Family Medical Centers, Inc.

860 South White Horse Pike

Hammonton, NJ 08038

Falen.Hemmings@sjfmc.org

 

Southern Jersey Family Medical Centers is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Company Overview For over 30 years, Southern Jersey Family Medical Centers, Inc. (SJFMC) has provided primary healthcare services to local communities, including residents and migrant seasonal farm workers. With eight primary healthcare centers throughout Atlantic, Salem, and Burlington counties, we are the region’s premier source for high quality healthcare that reduces the financial and cultural barriers to meet the needs of the community.