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Department of Health Care Services

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JC-50495 - DENTAL HYGIENIST CONSULTANT

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

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Position Details

Job Control Details
JC-50495
805-480-8387-910
DENTAL HYGIENIST CONSULTANT
$4,290.00 - $5,640.00
1
Sacramento County
Permanent, Full Time

Department Information

The mission of the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) is to provide Californians with access to affordable, integrated, high-quality health care, including medical, dental, mental health, substance abuse treatment services and long-term care. 

The mission of Medi-Cal Dental Services Division (MDSD) is to monitor the Fiscal Intermediary’s (FI) compliance with contractual terms of the Medi-Cal Dental Contract as well as the Dental Managed Care Plans adherence to their contractual terms; additionally, the Division provides support to other state agencies concerning the Medi-Cal Dental Program.  

Job Description and Duties

The Dental Hygienist Consultant (DHC) is responsible for the clinical aspects of dental hygiene which include preventive and periodontal services as outlined in the Program’s Manual of Criteria (MOC) and clinical monitoring of dental fraud and abuse detection, providing hygiene professional expertise and clinical oversight (in conjunction with the Dental Program Consultant) of various issues within the MDSD, and assisting in the development of Division policies and procedures.

Please see attached Duty Statement for position details.This is a permanent position, TAU (Temporary Appointment) will be considered and may become permanent if permanent eligibility it established.  

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

All applicants, regardless of the type of eligibility, must meet the Minimum Qualifications of the classification. To view the Minimum Qualifications of the Dental Hygienist Consultant click here.   

Special Requirements

  • The position(s) require(s) a valid California Drivers License (CDL). You must answer the questions addressing your CDL on your application. Ensure you provide your CDL number, class, expiration date, and any endorsements and/or restrictions.
  • The position(s) require(s) a Dental Hygienist License. You will be required to provide a copy of your license prior to being hired.
Position is located in Sacramento at East End Complex.

Application Instructions

Completed applications and all required documents must be received by the Final Filing Date in order to be considered.

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, eligible for a Training and Development assignment, have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility, or have list eligibility (or are in the process of obtaining list eligibility). SROA and Surplus candidates may attach “surplus letters” to their applications.

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected for an interview.

How To Apply

Complete Application Packages (Applications and any applicable or required documents) must be submitted electronically through your CalCareer account at www.jobs.ca.gov.

Required Application Documents

Please submit the following items with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

  • Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at www.jobs.ca.gov. All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
  • Resume is required and must be included.
  • Degree/Diploma
Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.

Desirable Qualifications

In addition to evaluating each candidate's relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:
Ability to demonstrate a high degree of professionalism, tact, initiative, and flexibility when dealing with assigned tasks and all levels of staff and/or public.
Exercise a high degree of initiative and confidentiality. 
Excellent written and oral communication skills. 

Contact Information

The Human Resources Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.

  • Human Resources Contact:
    Angelica Jimenez-Bean
    (916) 319-9488
    Angelica.Jimenez-Bean@DHCS.CA.GOV
  • Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department's EEO Office.

    EEO Contact:
    EEO Officer
    (916) 440-7370
    civilrights@dhcs.ca.gov
  • California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.
Are You Eligible for This Job?

If you do not currently have eligibility for this job, you may obtain eligibility by taking an examination.

Application Methods

You can apply for this job via the following method(s):

  • Electronic (through your CalCareer Account)
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