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Dentist - General

Southern Coastal, ME

Posted: 04/22/2024 Job Number: 467802 Pay Rate: $160,000 to $198,250 DOE

Job Description

To apply for this or any Oral Health Position listed on our website, please apply through the site or forward your resume/CV with title and location to:

Kevin Jackson, Director

Oral Health Provider and Leadership Recruitment 

(503) 451-6773​

​​​Job Description Dentist


Reports To: Executive Clinical Dental Director

Supervises: Not Applicable

Status: Salaried, Exempt, Professional


POSITION SUMMARY: Performs professional, high-quality dental services to general public patients with diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds.

  • Degree from an accredited School of Dentistry and a valid license to practice dentistry in Maine.
  • Completion of postgraduate training or 3-5 years of work experience required.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform all aspects of basic dentistry services and to work as a team member.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and a strong commitment to public health dentistry.
  • Clinical and public health experience.
  • Must hold a valid license to practice dentistry in the State of Maine.
  • Must be registered with the State of Maine Board of Dental Examiners.
  • Will have up-to-date training and certification in Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support issued by American Heart Association, American Red Cross, or American Health & Safety Institute. Must obtain within 3 months if not current at hire.


  • Provides high-quality dental health care to all who request services.
  • Provides competent and thorough assessment and treatment.
  • Provides referral for specialty care, case management, and hygienist care as appropriate.
  • Functions effectively as a member of the dental clinic team with appropriate day-to-day clinical direction.
  • Maintains policies, regulations, and licensure.
  • Maintains current knowledge in the field.
  • Enhances the public image of the program and agency through professional conduct and appearance.
  • Performs basic dentistry services within professional ability, including, but not limited to: extractions, restorations, impressions, x-rays, and oral exams.
  • Encourages appropriate services through written treatment plans and referrals or recall.
  • Promotes smoking cessation counseling for patients.
  • Responsible for patient clinical chart recordings and treatment plans.
  • Participates in outreach activities on behalf of patients and PCHC.
  • Attends required staff meetings and as requested, participates in program planning.
  • Provides preventive oral health education.
  • Maintains professional education and knowledge on dental procedures and practices.
  • Provides professional in-service for clinic staff.
  • Will share the responsibility of attending for GPR’s and shared monitoring and coverage of externs.
  • Mentors’ healthcare students.
  • Communicate with team members to induce a positive and productive work environment.
  • Works as an integral part of the interdisciplinary team to ensure high-quality patient care and outcomes.
  • Complies with and shares in implementation of all OSHA safety and infection control requirements.
  • Conforms to the terms of employment contract, all grant and funding conditions, and any relevant agreements between PCHC and other entities.
  • Performs other related activities, as required, to assure program/department success.
  • Interacts harmoniously and effectively with others, focusing upon the attainment of organizational goals and objectives through a commitment to teamwork.
  • Conforms to acceptable attendance and punctuality standards as expressed in the Employee Handbook.
  • Complies with all safety rules and protocols. Reports all accidents, regardless of severity, immediately to supervisor and completes incident/injury report and investigation form, which will be forwarded to Human Resources within 24 hours of the incident.
  • Abides by the organization’s compliance program and requirements.
  • Current on all required training for the current year.
  • Provides services to external sites as required, if needed.
  • Performs all other duties, as assigned by supervisor.


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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