We are passionate about our mission here at North Shore Community Health! Our mission is to build healthy communities by providing exceptional care to all. If you are someone that shares our mission and believes that first impressions are lasting impressions, you are a great candidate for us.
We have a full-time opening for a General Dentist. Under the direction of the Dental Director, the General Dentist provides quality oral health care to the patients of North Shore Community Health, Inc. The General Dentist provides preventative and restorative services in dentistry and promotes optimum oral health. As a team member at our health center, you will work with staff who are racially, ethnically and culturally diverse, so being culturally competent is required. A sense of humor is also very important!
•Provide direct care to scheduled patients and/or walk-in patients when necessary.
•Diagnose and treat dental disease, injuries and malformations of hard and soft oral tissues and related oral structures.
•Examines patients to determine the nature of the dental condition utilizing x-rays, dental instruments and other diagnostic procedures
•Following all the NSCH Dental policies but not limited to: Emergencies, Prior Approvals, No Show Policy, all Clinical and Scheduling protocols. Chart all existing treatment, dental conditions and treatment plan in Dentrix and order the treatment plan for better communication between clinical and administrative staff for better patient's care.
•Completion and signature of any forms necessary for patients billing, understanding the different dental insurances basis and meeting the standards and requirements of third- party payors.
•Provide consultation and collaborate to other Health Center providers and staff.
•Participate in development of short range and long range dental service plans and objectives.
•Participate in scheduled meetings for case management and general staff.
•Participate in quality improvement activities by the Dental Program and/or the Health Center or as required by a funding or regulatory agency.
•Participate in dental health promotion activities including school screenings, health fairs, and other events sponsored by the Health Center.
•Present recommendations to Dental Director and Dental Practice Manager in a respectful manner as appropriate.
•Maintain strict adherence to the NSCH Confidentiality policy including HPPA guidelines
•Treat all patients in a welcoming and professional manner.
•Contribute to the team effort by supporting all team members and maintaining an open and positive attitude.
•Responsible to supervise dental assistants who are assigned to them.
•May be assigned temporarily to a different site location to suit the needs of the Health Center as appropriate.
•Special projects as agreed upon
•Doctorate in Dentistry (DMD, DDS) from accredited School of Dentistry
•Massachusetts Licensure in Dentistry
•Three plus years working as a DMD
•Demonstrated interpersonal relationship skills
•Excellent communication and organization skills with attention to detail
•Fluent in Spanish a plus
•Competency in working with Microsoft Office Suite and Dentrix is a plus
North Shore Community Health (NSCH) offers comprehensive primary care, dental services, behavioral health care, care management, pharmacy, medication-assisted treatment and enrollment services. In 2016, NSCH provided services to 13,157 patients through 54,460 visits. NSCH has 10 services sites: Salem Family Health Center, the largest and highest volume site, the school-based health centers at Salem High School and Peabody Veterans Memorial High School, Gloucester Family Health Center, Peabody Family Health Center, and behavioral health services only at the Bentley Academy, Collins Middle School, Nathaniel Hawthorne School, Bates Elementary School, and the Peabody Learning Academy. NSCH offers competitive benefit plans. NSCH is an equal opportunity employer. Visit www.NSCH.org for more information.
Workplace Anti-Discrimination and Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The policy of NSCH is to provide equal employment opportunities by recruiting, hiring, training and promoting applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, ancestry, sexual orientation, genetics, pregnancy, marital status, gender identity or expression, disability, handicap, military obligations, veteran status or any other category protected by law ("protected class status"). We affirm that the above policy reflects NSCH's attitude and its intention to do the following:
•Recruit, hire and promote for all job classifications without regard to protected class status;
•Base decisions on employment so as to further the principles of equal employment opportunity;
•Make promotion decisions are in accord with principals of equal employment opportunity;
•Administer personnel actions such as compensation, benefits, transfers, determinations and Center-sponsored training without regard to protected class status;
•Make equal employment opportunities available to qualified disabled or handicapped persons;
•Provide equal employment opportunities to those who are Veterans.