MCD Inc.

Employment Opportunities

Registered Dental Hygienist - SOHP Program Field Consultants

MCD Public Health, a division of Medical Care Development (MCD), Inc., is seeking qualified consultants to serve as a Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) to provide basic oral health screenings, fluoride varnish and dental sealant application in support of the Maine CDC, School Oral Health Program (SOHP). These consultancies require self-directed RDHs with both a keen attention to detail and follow through to meet required deadlines.

The RDH should be registered as an Independent Practice Dental Hygienist or have a Public Health Supervision status or is in the process of receiving either designation. Qualified applicants should also have a valid driver’s license and have reliable transportation.

The Consultant RDH will complete the following tasks at a designated number of schools participating in the Maine CDC School Oral Health Program:

a. Coordinate dates and times of dental clinic days with school nurses or school administrators.
b. Conduct basic oral screenings and fluoride varnish applications at participating elementary schools two (2) times per year, typically in the fall and spring and dental sealants at select elementary schools.
b. Provide referrals to the student’s parent or guardian for students who are identified as needing immediate follow-up oral care with a dentist.
c. Track school oral health services for each student you serve and report data back to MCD.
d. Provide, as needed, Oral Health education to elementary school students, staff, and parents or guardians participating in SOHP services including but not limited to:
i. In-service educational programs;
ii. Distribution of provided pamphlets and posters; and
iii. Educational classroom learning sessions and activities.
e. Participate in meetings and/or calls throughout the year as determined by the SOHP Coordinator.

Interested individuals, please email your cover letter, resume and a copy of your Dental Hygienist License to with Consultancy RDH SOHP in the email subject line. Please ensure to send all requested information.

Please reference position MCDPH-12 when submitting your application.