Current Opportunities

General Dentist (Full-Time or Part-Time)

    • Job Tracking ID: 512915-615051
    • Job Location: Philadelphia , PA
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: Doctoral Degree
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: May 31, 2022
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • FLSA Status: Exempt
    • Job Status: Full Time
    • Department: Dental
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Job Description:

Spectrum Health- a world-class community health center that proudly cares, values, and serves its community is in search of a dynamic Dentist dedicated to world-class healthcare service delivery.  If this is you, come work your life's passion at Spectrum and earn your living where your heart is!

Nationally recognized as a Level-3 Patient-Centered Medical Home, the highest designation for health centers, Spectrum Community Health Center provides the highest level of care improving the health conditions and advancing health equity within our communities through the delivery of  quality primary care, specialty, and social services.

We are the leading provider of world-class healthcare in our communities providing quality, safe, and effective care in an efficient, equitable, and timely fashion. We serve as a model of success for the other Federally Quality Health Center.

The incumbent would diagnose and treat patient with issues concerning  teeth, gums and other parts of the mouth. They will  provide advice and instruction on maintaining good oral health and on diet choices that affect oral health.

Essential Functions:

  • Reviews patient’s medical record, including allergies, problems, medications, and dental history.
  • Elicits and records information about patient’s medical history.
  • Examines x-rays of teeth, gums the jaw and nearby areas for problems
  • Remove decay from teeth and fill cavities
  • Repair and/ or remove cracked or fractured teeth.
  • Straighten teeth to correct bite issues
  • Place sealants or whitening agents on teeth
  • Give anesthetics to keep patients from feeling pain during procedures
  • Determines and prescribes medication, dosage, and schedule given the patient’s condition and allergies.
  • Make models and measurements for dental appliances, such as dentures, to fit patients.
  • Teaches patients about diet, flossing, use of fluoride and other aspects of dental care
  • Refers patients to specialist for consultant services when necessary for patient’s oral health
  • Documents the patient’s visit including dental exam, diagnoses, and plan of action.
  • Follows up with patient regarding progress in high risk or emergency cases.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Manages and consults with Dental Hygienist, EFDAs, and Dental Assistants as needed
  • Trains, mentors and supervises students and clinical support staff, as appropriate

 

Experience and Skills:

 

  • Doctorate in Dental Medicine or Dental Surgery
  • One year of clinical experience in general dentistry, including experience examining, diagnosing, and treating patients
  • PA state license required.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Spectrum Health Services requires proof of completed COVID-19 vaccination series for all new employees hired. Medical and religious exemptions will be honored consistent with EEOC regulation. 

Benefits

Competitive Compensation Package offered


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