Employment Opportunities 

Dental Screener for Children’s Health Survey
The Connecticut Oral Health Initiative (COHI) is hiring dental hygienists to conduct oral health surveys at designated schools throughout the state.  This is a part-time position beginning in September 2021 and ending in May 2022.



  • Conduct the survey activities for kindergarten and third grade children;

  • Attend and complete training regarding the survey;

  • Set up and collect all supplies used to conduct the survey at the school; and

  • Dictate findings for each student surveyed to an assistant, for input into a tablet.



  • Current dental hygiene license in the State of Connecticut;

  • Excellent communication skills with children and school personnel;

  • Proficient basic computer skills;

  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills; and 

  • Must have own reliable transportation.  

Salary: $40/hour
Location: The position requires travel around Connecticut.

Schedule: Days and hours worked will be based on Screeners’ availability and match with designated school sites.

How to Apply: E-mail your cover letter and resume to esc@ctoralhealth.org by July 10th with the following subject line: Materials for Screener Position.


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