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Dentist - General

Cook, MN

Posted: 05/09/2023 Job Number: 1379070 Pay Rate: 145k/year - 165k/year

Job Description

​​Our multi-site, multi-provider FQHC in Northern Rural Minnesota, covering three counties, has a wonderful opportunity for a mission-driven Dentist (DMD, DDS).

Join the Community Health Center as an Oral Health provider within a Patient-Centric and Integrated Healthcare Model consisting of Primary Care; Dental, Medical, and Behavioral Health professionals, serving our underserved patients in need of access and quality care.


We offer a solid compensation package with a substantial salary, robust benefits including healthcare, Paid Time Off, Student Loan Repayment, and a great work/life balance.

Salary: $145,000 to $165,000 DOE, with Sign-On / Relocation funds available

Flexible Schedule: 4x10hrs M-F, 4x9hrs M-TH + ½ Fridays, or 5x8hrs

Paid Time Off: 44 to 52 paid days off each year!

*PTO – accrued to 96 hours/yr (12 days), up to 160 hours/yr (20 days)

*Sick Time – accrued to 96 hours/yr (12 days), up to 520 hours accrued

*Holiday Pay – 7 Paid Holidays (56  hours) observed

*Personal Days – 24 hours (3 days)

CDE: *80 hours (10 days) and up to $4,000 reimbursement

Qualifying HPSA Score: for the NHSC Student Loan Repayment Program ($25,000/year totaling $50,000 eligibility)

**Dental – 18

**Medical – 15

**Behavioral Health - 21

Malpractice Insurance - covered by FTCA (Federal Torts Claim Act) at no cost to employee

Licensure and DEA - Reimbursement

ADA (American Dental Association) - dues reimbursement

Benefits – available the 1st of the month after 30 days of continuous service with options for you and your family members

*Medical, Dental, and Vision

*HSA (Health Savings Account)

*DCFSA (Dependant Care Flexible Spending Account)

Life Insurance - Employer Paid

*Basic Life Insurance and AD&D (Accidental Death & Dismemberment)

Retirement Plan 403(b) – employer match percentage is based on organizational revenue

529 College Savings Plan

Independent Coverage Benefits offered through Aflac

EAP (Employee Assistance Program)

To inquire further about this and other professional Dentist / Oral Health Provider opportunities, please contact:

Kevin Jackson, Director

Oral Health Leadership and Provider Recruitment

UHC Solutions

503.451.6773 Call or Text

Jaiden Cochenour, Recruiter

Oral Health Provider Recruitment

UHC Solutions




Dentist:                     General

Classification:         Exempt

Reports To:              Dental Director & Administration

Summary of Position: The Dental Provider is responsible for giving comprehensive quality care to their patient caseload within the scope of General Dentistry. This position will identify, diagnose, and treat various oral diseases that present, as well as perform general oral surgical procedures when applicable. The position will pursue the necessary steps toward appropriate treatment plans for each patient.

Required Education and Experience:

* Possess or be able to obtain a Doctorate Degree (DDS or DMD) in General Dentistry.

* Board Certified in General Dentistry.

* Possess or be able to obtain and maintain an active Minnesota Dentist License

Preferred Education and Experience:

* 1 year of experience as a General Dentist

* Experience or desire to work in an Integrated Rural Health Center

Supervisory Responsibilities: This position may indirectly oversee and direct Licensed Dental Hygienists and Licensed Dental Assistants.


We maintain a Practice Team Approach to “Patient Centeredness.” The employee works as a team with providers and staff to support the Patient-Centered Medical Home approach to patient care.

Essential Functions:

* Comply with HIPAA requirements and standards to guarantee patient confidentiality.

* Provide comprehensive dental treatment of patients that present at the designated clinic location(s).

* Perform oral exams following routine hygiene cleanings.

* Identify, diagnose, and treat oral complications utilizing best practices and treatment plans.

* Accurately read and document oral X-ray findings.

* Perform minor surgical procedures such as extractions and fillings.

* Create dentures and mouthguards for patients.

* Educate patients on the maintenance of good oral hygiene.

* Document patient visit notes in the Electronic Dental Records system.

* Develop positive working relationships with dental staff, dental providers, and specialists within local communities.

* Communicate patient care goals and objectives with colleagues and dental staff. Collaborate on best practices toward goal implementations.

* Attend required meetings, including but not limited to Quality Improvement and Provider meetings.

* Adhere to the health center’s patient care model, mission, and objectives for quality primary care.

* Maintain certifications such as but not limited to MN Licensure, DEA registration, and Board requirements to continue performing the position of Dental Provider at designated clinical location(s).

* Perform a minimum of six (6) hours of direct patient contact for each scheduled clinical shift.

* Participate in preceptor opportunities with various learning institutions for dental students.

* Physical presence at the workplace is an essential function of the job.

* Perform other typical dentist duties as assigned.

Required Competencies:

* Relationship and Team Building Skills

* Patient Care Focus

* Thoroughness

* Problem Solving/Analysis Skills

* Self Motivated

* Excellent Communication Skills

* Multi Tasking Skills

* Computer Skills

* Time Management

* Flexibility​

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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