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Inner City Health Center
April 28, 2022
CLASSIFICATION:Full-time 30 - 40 hours per week; Exempt
START DATE:Immediate; position remains open until filled.
Inner City Health Center and Wheat Ridge Family Health Clinic are Christ Centered healthcare homes for underserved individuals where consistent, high-quality treatment is provided in an atmosphere of genuine respect. We express our love for Jesus Christ and our compassion for those in need through deep concern for their physical, emotional and spiritual well-being.
Summary of Position:
This position will function as a dentist at Inner City Health Center. The dentist will provide clinical care for all dental services, including primary, secondary, preventive dental care. The ideal candidate will consistently model a mission centered service attitude and support and encourage team members.
This position is committed to providing outstanding customer service to all individuals, whether they are internal team members, members of the management team, the executive committee, the Board of Directors, patients or members of the communities we serve. The selected candidate’s goals, objectives, actions, and decision must be consistent with Inner City Health Center’s mission statement.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1.Ensure that the delivery the dental care delivered meets or exceeds:
a.the needs and satisfaction of all patients served;
b.all organizational and professional standards;
c.all clinical outcomes and related experiences.
2.Provide routine and emergency dental services, including diagnosis and treatment plans, general restorative procedures, crown and bridge construction, removable prosthetics, endodontics and oral surgery.
3.Documents and follows treatment plans that include appropriate preventive and restorative therapy.
4.Initiate and interpret x-ray and lab studies.
5.Administer and prescribe anesthetics and medications.
6.Refer patients for specialty care to other clinic programs our outside agencies as appropriate.
7.Supervise Dental Assistants and Dental Hygienists.
8.Conduct follow-up patient care.
9.Provide dental and oral health education to patients and families.
10.Assist with in-service and on-going training of clinic staff.
11.Reviews and follows all dental clinic protocols, policies, and procedures.
12.Exercise professional judgment in the performance of services provided consistent with the organization’s policies and the standards of the dental profession.
13.Foster favorable, collaborative relationships within and among all dental clinical staff.
14.Actively participate in a culture of dental care professionals open and willing to accept team-based care model.
Skills and Requirements:
1.Provides clear, positive, and constructive communications (both written and verbal) to dental patients of ICHC.
2.Demonstrates a strong clinical acumen as well as substantial knowledge and expertise in the dental sciences.
3.Utilize computers for data entry and information retrieval with proficiency.
4.Ability to solve problems and make critical patient decisions supported by clinical knowledge, and critical evidence-based decision making.
5.Excellent time management skills and able to multi-task.
6.Ability to help others improve their skills and step into a leadership role when necessary.
This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the team member occupying this position. The ideal candidate will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested. The listed requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the team member must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Furthermore, passing a thorough background check is a requirement for employment with ICHC.
Education and/or Experience:
•Degree from an accredited dental school
•Colorado Dental license (active and in good standing)
•Preferably two years previous experience in general dentistry
oNew graduates who are interested in a mentorship are encouraged to apply.
•Bilingual in Spanish and English preferred but not required.
Physical And Equipment Requirements:
•Normal work environment is an office in a dental clinical setting, which involves some physical risks requiring basic safety precautions.
•This position routinely requires sitting, standing, bending/stooping, operating a computer for extended periods, and lifting or carrying objects up to 25 pounds.
•Vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
•This position requires ability to hear routine conversations and to have the ability to comprehend both oral and written communications
•Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable qualified candidates to perform the described essential functions of this position.
•Standard office equipment including computer, copier, fax and telephones, and cell phones.
•Must be able to provide personal transportation to multiple meetings offsite from ICHC.
Compensation and Benefits:
Medical health insurance
Flexible Spending Account
403(b) retirement account with matching contribution
Short and long-term disability insurance
Continuing education allowance
Licensure and malpractice cost coverage
Paid Holidays plus 1 floating holiday
COMPENSATION:$67 - $76 per hour depending on qualifications and company parity.
Inner City Health Center Overview
Inner City Health Center is a faith based medical and dental clinic established in 1983 to serve the underserved. The mission and function of Inner City Health Center is sharply focused on reducing the inequity of health and wellness access and delivery in underserved populations of Denver and the surrounding metro area.
Our skilled, dedicated providers offer comprehensive medical, dental, and behavioral health care to a diverse patient population. Our multilingual staff is experienced in working with all populations, as well as linking patients to Medicaid and to sliding-scale, workable payment plans
Inner City Health Center is an equal opportunity employer. We prohibit discrimination based on age, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, and all other applicable status predicated by federal, state, or local laws.
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