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Dentist - General

Saint Paul, MN

Posted: 02/08/2023 Job Number: 1214523 Pay Rate: 160k/year - 180k/year

Job Description


​​​POSITION TITLE:     Dentist – General


ORGANIZATION:     Non-Profit Community Health Center



LOCATION:               Greater Minneapolis, Minnesota, Metropolitan



 

Join a fully integrated non-profit Community Health Center in the Greater Minneapolis, Minnesota, metropolitan area, serving the underserved patient population in the community. We provide healthcare services to infants, children, adults, and elders. Our goal is to become the Patient Care Medical Home (PCMH) our patients can count on to give them the best possible health care. With a history of over 70 years, we have developed services to meet the needs of people looking for quality health care but who may be working through personal, cultural, or financial challenges. We do not discriminate against patients based on race, color, national origin, disability, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, or any other protected class or characteristic.



Enjoy the perks of:


  • Schedule – Monday through Friday, 8:am to 5:pm

  • Compensation Package – Base Salary of $160,000 - $180,000 (DOE) + Sign-on/Relocation available

  • Student Load Repayment – This organization qualifies for NHSC Student Loan Repayment

  • Administration - Great team culture and leadership team

  • Participation in Committees - Quality, Compliance, etc.

  • Fully Integrated PCMH Health Center

    • Dental Services

    • Primary Care (Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Geriatrics)

    • Women’s Health

    • Behavioral Health

    • Chemical Health Services, and

    • Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT program)

Our dental clinic is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in Greater Minneapolis, Minnesota, Metropolitan, where patients receive community-based Dentistry as well as Family Practice medical care, mental health, social work, and other integrated services. When joining our dental clinic, you become part of a diverse, inclusive, and welcoming team who are dedicated to serving our patients and pursuing our mission to deliver excellent healthcare for all and training for the providers of tomorrow.



Our Community Health Center is seeking a General Dentist to provide superior quality patient care in compliance with established clinical protocols. Our Dental Providers work cooperatively and effectively with the Dental Director and other Administration Officers to utilize a balanced and collaborative approach to include the perspective of all disciplines involved in the clinic’s services, ensuring the achievement of annual business and strategic goals and objectives.



EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:


  • Must possess a DMD or DDS degree from an accredited program in the United States or the equivalent

  • Preferred completion of a residency program in General Practice Dentistry (GPR) or Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD)

  • Preferred minimum of three (3) years of clinical experience

  • Preferred prior experience working in Federally Qualified Health Centers, non-profit or other community clinics
  • Ability to work in the United States: US Citizen, Permanent Resident or with the support of an appropriate visa

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATIONS:


  • Must be licensed or be able to obtain a license to practice Dentistry in Minnesota

  • Must possess or be able to obtain current BLS certification prior to the start date

  • Must possess or be able to obtain current DEA certification prior to the start date


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:


  • Possess knowledge of the principles and practice of dental medicine in the care and treatment of patients

  • Be skilled in dental surgery and other treatment techniques

  • Have a working knowledge of the administrative practices and procedures, rules, regulations, and policies that govern the rendering of responsible dental care

  • Possess a working knowledge of public health and preventative care guidelines in oral health care

  • Possess the ability to relate with warmth and compassion to patients and co-workers

  • Ability to analyze processes to identify areas in need of improvement

  • Ability to effectively implement process changes

  • Possess excellent verbal communication and listening skills

  • Possess the ability to prioritize tasks and manage time efficiently

  • Possess the ability to be flexible as to the changing needs of the clinic

  • Possess the to learn and utilize the documentation and database systems at the practice

  • Perform the job in accordance with our Health Center’s Standards of Business Conduct, which includes compliance, ethics, integrity, confidentiality, protection of assets, and avoidance of conflicts of interest and inappropriate business relationships


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:



Patient Care Duties:


  • Provide dental services in an outpatient setting in an organized and efficient manner

  • Provide comprehensive oral health care for acute and chronic problems through treatment with preventive and restorative techniques or through referrals to outside sources for services beyond the scope of the practice

  • Evaluate patient problems thoroughly and appropriately

  • Prescribe or plan appropriate and effective treatment

  • Provide clear documentation of patient visit notes, orders, telephone calls, clinical flow sheets, and other records as required by quality standards

  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills. Effectively communicate with patients, families, and other staff members

  • Consult with physicians and other dentists appropriately; knows when to seek advice

  • Demonstrate teamwork by working effectively with all team members, attending and participating actively in group meetings, and conferring with executive leadership and/or Director of Operations Support, Director of Primary Care Services, and clinic managers about any issues that arise

  • Work closely with the Medical Director, Director of Primary Care Services, Director of Operations Support, and finance department to ensure that all resources, equipment, and supplies are utilized efficiently and are cost-effective

  • Respond to organizational needs for leave coverage, office emergencies, chart completion, forms completion, peer review, lab review, and other needs in a cooperative fashion

  • Consistently demonstrate a professional demeanor and appearance. Serve as a good role model for staff

  • Stay up to date in his or her professional field and follows principles of evidence-based medicine

  • Follow clinical guidelines adopted by the clinic

  • Serve as a preceptor or other resource for dental hygienists and dental assistants. May also precept clinical students on a voluntary basis

  • Establish rapport with public and private clinical care referral resources

  • Participate in QI meetings, peer review sessions, and special projects or activities that promote improvement in organizational performance and/or advance the mission, goals, and objectives of the health center

  • Perform other related duties which may be assigned by the Chief Medical Officer, and/or Chief Executive Officer

  • Maintain excellent communication and effective working relationships with patients, providers, clinical and administrative team members within UFM and insurance companies, the public, and the medical community outside of the Health Center for the continuity of high-quality patient care


Interested in learning more about this and other Leadership opportunities? Contact Kevin Jackson at 503.451.6773 for additional details: 


Kevin Jackson, Director

Oral Health Leadership and Provider Recruitment

UHC Solutions

3 Centerpointe Drive, Ste. 250

Lake Oswego, OR  97035

(503)  451-6773 Call  or Text Direct

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Find us on the web at: www.uhcsolutions.com

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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