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Dentist - General

Murphy, NC 28906

Posted: 04/22/2024 Job Number: 1341906 Pay Rate: 180k/year - 185k/year

Job Description

​​​​​​Our Dental Clinic is a part of our Integrated Health Center, based in South Western North Carolina. We are hiring a general Dentist to join our exceptional clinical team, including outpatient Dental Care, Primary Care Medical, and Behavioral Health.

Our Federally Qualified Health Center provides comprehensive, accessible, patient-centered primary care to all, including low-income, medically underserved, and uninsured populations, at six locations throughout Western North Carolina.

Our dentists work closely with their fellow physicians, advanced practice clinicians, behavioral health clinicians, and clinical and administrative support staff in a team-based approach to patient care.

We offer a strong compensation package with:

Salary: Competitive salary range $180,000+ (DOE)

  • Paid Time Off:
  • PTO – 4 weeks / 20 days / 160 hours. Increasing at 5 and 10 years of service
  • Extended Leave Bank
  • Holiday – 10 days / 80 hours
  • Float Holiday – 1 day / 8 hours
  • CDE – 5 days / 40 hours + $2,500 reimbursement
  • Other – Jury Duty, Military Leave, Bereavement Leave
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision plans are available
  • 403B – Employer contributes up to 3% of your annual compensation
  • Other – Short and Long-Term Disability paid in full by employer, Life and AD&D Insurance covered by Employer

Professional Fees: License and DEA Certification covered

Malpractice Insurance: Covered in full + tail coverage by FTCA

To be considered for a spot on our team, please contact:

Kevin Jackson, Director

Oral Health Leadership and Provider Recruitment

(503) 451.6773 Call/Text      

Lola Tapia, Recruiter

Oral Health Leadership and Provider Recruitment

(503) 305-3320 Call/Text


Job description


Title:             General Dentist

Reports to:   Chief Dental Officer

Job Type:     Full Time

Schedule:     Monday to Friday, 8 hours/day

Required qualifications include:
  • Degree from an accredited Dental School.
  • Full licensure to practice dentistry in the State of North Carolina
  • Strong commitment to practicing in a community health setting
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, as well as critical thinking skills, the ability to handle stressful situations, and the capacity to function independently
  • A high degree of initiative, judgment, discretion, and decision-making to achieve our mission and goals

Preferred qualifications include:
  • Local knowledge of and connections to community health care and social resources
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English
  • 2+ years of practice experience with an adult population in a public health setting in a rural or under-served area, but new grads are encouraged to apply
  • X-Waiver and experience treating patients with Substance Use Disorders a plus.

We are an equal-opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and encourage applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, age, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, citizenship, disability, or veteran status.

Meet Your Recruiter

Ena Warrington
Operations Manager/Project Coordinator

Ena is a young professional working toward the lofty goal of helping everyone. She is the proud holder of a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology, giving her knowledge of human behavior and needs. Ena has compassion and a strong sense of duty regarding underserved communities, with especially strong ties to Asian American immigrants and to the LGBTQIA+ community.

Originally from Florida, she enjoys kayaking and hiking in her free time. Ena also is a member of a non-profit organization that hosts a community choir.

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