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Dentist - General, VA

Lynchburg, VA

Posted: 09/01/2023 Job Number: 467547 Pay Rate: 155k/year - 170k/year

Job Description

​​Become a valued member of our Integrated Health Center working as a Dentist in our Oral Health Department. Join our Primary Care Medical and Behavioral Health providers in comprehensive team effort to care for our underserved patient population.

Our dynamic teams proctor college provider and clinician program student rotations!

In return, we offer:

A Strong Compensation: $155k - $175k

Robust Benefits Package:

Insurance: Our Medical, Dental and Vision base plan premiums are 100% covered for “employee-only” coverage

Schedule:  Flexible 4 or 5 day schedules available

Vacation:   4 weeks (annually)

Sick leave: 13 days (annually)

CME:        1 week leave plus $2,500 (annually)

Holidays:  7 Paid Holidays

Float Hol:   2 days (annually)

Retirement: Matching up to 5%

Malpractice- 100% covered

To submit your interest and get more information, please contact us at:

Kevin Jackson, Director

Oral Health Leadership and Provider Recruitment

(503) 451-6773 Call or Text Direct

Jaiden Cochenour, Recruiter

Oral Health Leadership and Provider Recruitment

(971) 357-1115 Call or Text Direct


Job Description


Staff Dentist


The Staff Dentist provides leadership in all areas relating to the dental services at our FQHC's dental clinics. Responsible for recommending and implementing dental policies and procedures; providing dental services and education to our patients; supervising the dental staff; ensuring continuous quality improvement in dental services; representing our FQHC at organizations concerned with dentistry services to the underserved, and acting as an integral part of the clinical and administrative management team of the health center.


Duties and Responsibilities:

Patient/Customer Relations:

1.   Educates patients on dental disease and preventative home care, including brushing and flossing techniques.

2.   Teaches and counsels patients and families in a culturally sensitive manner.

Clinical Duties

1.   Must demonstrate excellent internal and external customer service skills and work well within a team setting.

2.   Provides comprehensive and emergency dental care to patients including clinical and radiographic diagnosis and treatment planning, dental prophylaxis and scaling, application of sealants, limited restorative and endodontic treatment, extractions, and limited oral surgery, writing of prescriptions.

3.   Records patient-dentist transactions as they occur in the patient’s electronic dental record.

4.   Provides education for patients regarding nutrition, oral hygiene, and accident prevention.

5.   Develops and directs the Dental Health Care Plan and delivery of services based on input from the Dental Director, patient demographics, and the epidemiology of the community (including specific populations), establishing goals, outcomes and strategies for prevention activities, acute care, and chronic disease management.

6.   Represents the dental clinic in the local community and at the state level (e.g., local clinics, Virginia Department of Health Division of Dentistry, advocacy groups, local agencies, and professional societies) to foster collaborative relationships, partnerships, and strategies to improve access to dental care for all.


1.   Graduation from an accredited dental school

2.   Possess or obtain state licensure to practice dentistry

3.   Possess or obtain a DEA Certificate

4.   Requires a comprehensive knowledge of primary dental care in outpatient settings.

Preferred Qualifications:

1.   Minimum of five years clinical experience

2.   Knowledge of community health principles and practices

3.   Knowledge of the principles and practice of modern dentistry as related to public health organizations and community health programs as well as current social and economic problems pertaining to public health and their impact on primary healthcare

Core values:

1.   Respect – We value and respect each patient, their family, ourselves, and each other.Every individual associated with the FQHC will be treated with dignity and respect. We value and respect people’s differences, show empathy to our patients, their families, and each other, and work collectively to build our FQHC as a health center and an employer of choice.

2.   Integrity – We are committed to doing the right thing every time. Our actions reflect our commitment to honesty, openness, truthfulness, accuracy, and ethical behavior. We are accountable for the decisions we make and the outcome of those decisions.

3.   Excellence – We will pursue excellence each and every day in activities that foster, teamwork, quality improvement, patient care, innovation, and efficiencies. At our FQHC, our medical, dental, pharmacy, behavioral health, front desk, and administrative teams are passionately committed to the highest quality of care for our patients. We continually seek out ways to enhance the patient experience and promote an environment of continuous quality improvement.

4.   Innovation – We value creativity, flexibility, and continuous improvement efforts. We are advocates and instruments of positive change, encouraging employees to engage in responsible risk-taking and working to make a difference. Out-of-the-box thinking enables us to build on successes and learn from failures.

5.   Teamwork – We understand that teamwork is the essence of our ability to succeed. We work across functional boundaries, embracing diversity, for the good of the organization. Our collaborative approach ensures a culture of participation, learning, and respect and serves to improve the quality of patient care. By focusing on a team-based approach, the expertise of each employee is leveraged to optimize the patient experience.​

Meet Your Recruiter

Kevin Jackson
Director of Oral Health Recruitment

Originally from Flint, Michigan, Kevin served in the US Army as a Military Police officer. After being discharged as a disabled veteran, Kevin returned to Michigan and obtained a degree in Criminal Justice. He then worked in the healthcare field for 13 years in fields including; EMS, ED and Private Practice. He also taught both clinical and administrative courses at two colleges in the Portland Metropolitan Area.

Kevin made a move from podium to recruiting in 2007 to assist professionals obtain and advance their careers and recognize their dreams. He has over 5 years’ experience in motivating recruitment teams to achieve excellence and process discipline, resulting in successful outcomes for both candidates and employers.

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