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Dentist

Company: Neighbourhood health center
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

At Neighborhood Health Center, you'll find a kind and rewarding workplace with a fulfilling mission of providing impactful healthcare while striving for health equity. Neighborhood is the largest and longest serving Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in Western New York. Together, we provide high quality care to diverse individuals and families, regardless of ability to pay.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides direct patient care to a diverse patient population
  • Provides supervision of Dental Hygienist and authorized treatment
  • Assists Dental Director in formulating policies and procedures
  • Attends in-services and trainings or other required meetings to enhance professional growth and development through educational programs
  • Shares on-call coverage with other staff Dentists
  • Adheres to universal precautions and infection control standards of practice within the clinical setting
  • Adheres to HIPAA practice standards of patient confidentiality at all times including use of EHR
  • Maintains competency in organizational emergency protocols and response Requirements:
    • Must be a graduate of an accredited dental school.
    • Must possess a current NYS Professional Dentist license with a minimal of one year experience in a general dental setting. This experience requirement may also be met by completion of an approved one year general practice residency.
    • Experience working with an Electronic Dental Record system a plus
    • Ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team and manage deadlines well
    • Ability to establish and maintain positive and effective work relationships
    • Participation in clinical and quality improvement projects
    • Commitment and experience working with undeserved and diverse populations
    • Strong interest in public health
    • Experience in community center or urban sites preferred
    • Bi-lingual candidates are encouraged to apply

      Compensation: $125,000-$145,000 annual salary (based on a full-time, 40 hour work week)

      Individual compensation is based on various factors unique to each candidate, including skill set, experience, qualifications, and other position related components.

      Sign on Bonus: This position qualifies for a sign-on bonus to be paid incrementally throughout the successful employee's first year.

      Tuition Reimbursement Potential: Our FQHC status provides a unique opportunity for tuition reimbursement for Dentist, $120,000. A three year commitment to serve at a FQHC is required. This tuition reimbursement program requires application and is not guaranteed.

      WHY NHC?

      There are many fantastic benefits to a career at Neighborhood. We offer employees a kind, diverse, team-based work environment with competitive compensation and potential bonus, as well as comprehensive benefits, including medical, dental, life insurance, 403b match, health savings accounts, generous paid time off and loan forgiveness, if applicable.

      Neighborhood Health Center is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to the practice of equity and inclusion.

Keywords: Neighbourhood health center, Buffalo , Dentist, Healthcare , Buffalo, New York

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