Akron Children's Hospital Careers

Dental Hygienist

Akron, Ohio

Job Description

About Us

Akron Children’s Hospital is one of the largest independent pediatric hospitals in the U.S., and ranked among the best children’s hospitals by U.S. News and World Report. Our dedicated staff serves nearly 800,000 patient visits per year through our 2 hospital campuses and a large network of locations offering primary and specialty care.

We are leading the way to healthier futures for children and communities through expert medical care, research, and prevention and wellness programs. As a teaching affiliate of Northeast Ohio Medical University and other universities, we train new generations of pediatricians, specialists, nurses and pharmacists every year.


  1. To treat every child as we would our own
  2. To treat others as we would like to be treated
  3. To turn no child away for any reason

We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.

Shift Information: Day Job

Monday - Friday / Varied

PRN/On Call

Office Hours are Mon-Fri 8am-4:30; this position only covers call-offs.


Position Summary:


Provides age-appropriate oral health care, dental health education, and remediable intraoral procedures to patients from age birth to 21 years (and selected adults) in the hospital clinic, as prescribed by the dentist.  



  • High School diploma or equivalent AND graduate of an accredited dental hygiene school required 
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Must have passed the National & the North East Regional Board exams 
  • Licensed to practice in the State of Ohio 
  • CPR certified 
  • Six months experience preferred
  • Ability to use computer, applicable software, and other office equipment
  • Strong attention to detail and concentration skills required
  • Pediatric experience, dental software and digital x ray experience strongly preferred

Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.

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