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Dental Hygienist

Job Number:      CFHC-200-210-001

Number of Hours:  1.0 Full-time

Location:  Calumet, MI

Description:  Provides and promotes dental health support services under supervision. Providing dental prophylaxis; oral cancer screening and radiographic studies; charting conditions of decay and disease; performing procedures in compliance with the dental practice act.

Required Education, Training, Certification/Licensure and Experience:

  • Post high school vocational/specialized training
  • Certification from a recognized Dental Hygienist program
  • Current or temporary Michigan RDH License
  • Basic Life Support (BLS certification
  • Registered Dental Hygienist, preferred


Physical Demands, Working Conditions

  • Heavy physical effort (lift/carry up to 50 pounds)
  • Lifts, positions, pushes and/or transfers patients/equipment
  • Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling and crouching


  • Regularly exposed to the risk of blood borne diseases
  • May be exposed to infections and contagious diseases
  • Exposed to housekeeping/cleaning agents/chemicals
  • Exposed to hazards from electrical/mechanical/power equipment
  • May be exposed to biohazardous, radioactive substances
  • Contact with patients under wide variety of circumstances
  • Subject to varying and unpredictable situations
  • Handles emergency or crisis situations
  • May perform emergency care
  • Requires judgment/action which could result in death of patient

Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center (UGL) is a Federally Qualified Health Center and is a Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) Deemed Facility.
UGL receives funding from The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and has Federal Public Health Service deemed status with respect to certain health or health-related claims, including medical malpractice claims for itself and its covered individuals.
This project is/was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number H80CS26511 Health Center Cluster, total award amount of $1,839,050 with 89.9 % financed from nongovernmental sources. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.