General Dentist

San Benito Health Foundation

About the organization

I would like to invite you to make San Benito Health Foundation your community Patient Centered Health Home (PCHH).
A health home is a place where you will receive all of your primary medical care, dental and wellness needs. We are an integrated health home who coordinates comprehensive care for all of our patients regardless of their ability to pay. We have served San Benito and the surrounding counties since 1975 and were designated as a Federally Funded Community Health Center in July 2007. The Foundation offers Medical, Dental, Behavioral Health, Comprehensive Perinatal Service Program (CPSP) and the supplemental nutrition program Woman, Infants and Children (WIC). San Benito Health Foundation offers preventative services meant to keep you and your whole family healthy.

Duties

Dentist is a full-time, exempt position that provides professional dental services to patients, in the conformity with clinic protocols and the code of ethics of California Dental Association. Dentist is also responsible for providing immediate treatment of dental emergencies, examines, diagnoses and develops a plan of treatment for patients, provides local anesthesia as necessary prior to dental treatment, performs prophylaxis, scaling, sub-gingival curettage, root planning and oral hygiene instruction, prescribes medication as necessary, records patient-dentist transactions in dental records; completes referrals, data collection and other records as may be required, and Saturday clinic rotations.

This position provides dental care to patients of San Benito Health Foundation; promotes positive patient relations, and participates in quality improvement activities. The dentist is responsible for providing patients with quality dental care procedures including diagnosis, recommendations and treatment, as well as providing dental education and prevention services to patients and staff. Provide direct dental care, which includes exam and diagnosis, x-ray, placements and restoration, teeth extractions, and root canal therapy.

Qualifications

Applicants must meet the following criteria:
Degree from an accredited school of Dentistry
Current BLS Certification
State-issued license for Dentistry
2+ years experience working as a Dentist
Excellent customer service and organization skills
Advanced time management skills
Valid Driver’s License
Be insurable
Spanish/bilingual is strongly preferred
Dentist Responsibilities:
Diagnose and provide appropriate dental treatment to patients, including regular cleanings, root canals, surgical extractions
Educate patients and parents of patients on maintaining proper oral health
Communicate with dental staff on our team regarding patient treatment plans
Carefully document all medications, diagnoses, treatments and consultations
We welcome applications from new graduates.

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

To apply for this position you can send your resume to [email protected]
or go into the http://www.sanbenitohealth.org/employment.php and fill out the application for the position.

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