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
Our dynamic teams proctor college provider and clinician program
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
Sick leave: 13 days
CME: 1 week leave
plus $2,500 (annually)
Holidays: 7 Paid Holidays
Float Hol: 2 days
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
451-6773 Call or Text Direct
Lola Tapia, Recruiter
Oral Health Leadership and
(503)305-3320 Call or
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.
Educates patients on dental disease
and preventative home care, including brushing and flossing techniques.
Teaches and counsels patients and
families in a culturally sensitive manner.
Must demonstrate excellent internal
and external customer service skills and work well within a team setting.
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.
Records patient-dentist transactions
as they occur in the patient’s electronic dental record.
Provides education for patients
regarding nutrition, oral hygiene, and accident prevention.
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.
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.
Graduation from an accredited dental
Possess or obtain state licensure to
Possess or obtain a DEA Certificate
Requires a comprehensive knowledge
of primary dental care in outpatient settings.
Minimum of five years clinical
Knowledge of community health
principles and practices
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.