Career Postings2022-08-27T16:31:40+00:00

Career Postings

The road to becoming a dental hygienist is challenging. The satisfaction of being a part of your patient’s dental and whole health journey is worth the studying and learning from those who have walked that path before you. Those of us who have been in the field for some time know that connections are everything when you are expanding your horizons. Whether your goal is a change for your clinical hygiene practice or something outside the operatory you may find your next role right here! Explore your options and make some connections!

If you would like to post an open position for your office or your company, contact Jill Rogge at jillcrogge@gmail.com.

Registered Dental Hygienist-Full or Part Time (Duluth)

Registered Dental Hygienist-Full or Part Time (Duluth)

CDS Mission: CDS is an independent, non-profit agency dedicated to improving the oral health of
children from families with low incomes by providing accessible treatment and education in our diverse
community since 1919.
Occupational Summary:
Provide high quality preventive care and education to children and pregnant women, in compliance with
the Dental Practice Act and the policies of Children’s Dental Services.
Duties:
 Provision of all basic dental hygiene services.
 Review patient chart for periodontal history; review patient health history prior to providing any
treatment.
 Function under indirect supervision of dentist.
 Take radiographs as prescribed by dentist.
 Observe, evaluate and apply knowledge of dental hygiene skills to the patients.
 Work cooperatively with the dental team, providing care in that setting.
 Accurately report and record patient information.
 Provide individualized oral hygiene instruction to each patient.
Minimum Hiring Specifications
Education/Training:
Graduate of an accredited dental hygiene program. Currently licensed in the state of Minnesota.
Minimum of 2,400 hours in active practice of clinical dental hygiene in the past 18 months, or a career
total of 3,000 hours of clinical dental hygiene experience. Public health experience preferred. Work
requires travel to various clinical locations and schools within the Duluth area.
Other information:
This position is full or part time, full preferred. Competitive pay dependent on experience, exceptional
benefits. Great opportunity to grow with a fast-paced non-profit organization. For more information, visit
our website at www.childrensdentalservices.org
If interested, please submit cover letter and resume to:
Sarah Wovcha, Executive Director, swovcha@childrensdentalservices.org
Erianna Reyelts, Senior Manager, ereyelts2@childrensdentalservices.org
Additional contact information:
*Telephone: 612-746-1530 *Fax: 612-746-1531
*Paper mail: attn: Sarah Wovcha
Children’s Dental Services
636 Broadway St. NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413

Salary: $38-$48/hr

60% Clinical Assistant Professor, U of MN

Go to https://hr.myu.umn.edu/psc/hrprd/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&SiteId=1&FOCUS=Applicant&JobOpeningId=356647&PostingSeq=1

About the Job

The University of Minnesota School of Dentistry is now accepting applications for a 60% clinical track faculty position in the Division of Dental Hygiene.

Responsibilities of this position include dental hygiene clinical instruction to dental therapy and dental hygiene students. The dental, dental hygiene and dental therapy integrated curricula focus on a team–based delivery model that emphasizes community service and clinical enrichment in public health settings. Additional responsibilities may include committee assignments and service.

About the program:

The School of Dentistry houses a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene program and a Master of Science in Dental Hygiene program, as well as a Master of Dental Therapy program.

The University of Minnesota is a major research institution and the state’s land-grant university. It comprises four campuses throughout the state, the Twin Cities being the largest.

The Academic Health Center offers an optimal setting for pursuing a career in the field of healthcare. Students who come to the University choose from nationally recognized programs.

For more information about the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities and the School of Dentistry visit: twin-cities.umn.edu and dentistry.umn.edu.

Qualifications

Required qualifications: 

  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene or a related field
  • Graduate of an accredited dental hygiene program
  • Eligible for Minnesota licensure
  • Minimum of two years clinical dental hygiene practice experience

Preferred attributes:

  • Master’s degree in dental hygiene or a related field
  • Restorative functions certificate
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Didactic teaching experience
  • Demonstrated scholarship
  • Clinical experience teaching dental hygiene students
  • Minimum of three to five years clinical dental hygiene practice

About the Department

The University of Minnesota School of Dentistry is the state’s only dental school and the only dental school in the northern tier of states between Wisconsin and the Pacific Northwest. We are a regional resource to five states for dental education, consulting services, patient treatment, and ongoing continuing dental education.

A Representative For The ADHA Dental Hygiene Liason-Minnesota Is Needed!!

2023 volunteer opportunity to represent your state on a national level!


Partner with Headstart agencies through in person and virtual meetings.
4 quarterly virtual meetings with hygienists from each of the 50 U.S.
states. Join this exciting network of oral health advocates.
A representative for the ADHA Dental Hygiene Liaison-Minnesota (DHL-
MN) is needed for 2023. Please see below and contact Cathy Jo
Gunvalson at the address listed for more detail.

Cathy Jo Gunvalson, CPDH
Dental Hygiene Liaison (DHL)-MN
14740 500 th St
Gonvick, MN 56644
701-367-7291

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