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Waterfall Community Health Center

OR

September 29, 2022

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North Bend

Waterfall Community Health Center has an immediate opening for a General Dentist.

This is a full-time position that includes medical, dental, vision, life, and short-term

disability insurance that is fully paid by the employer. We also offer a 401K plan with a

6% match. We are also currently providing a $10k signing bonus to be delivered on your first payday!


Join our team on the beautiful Southern Oregon Coast where you have access to fishing, crabbing, kayaking, hiking, beachcombing, and more!


You will function as a Dentist, DDS or DMD in a team and mission-based setting to

provide delivery of dental care to patients, including health promotion/maintenance,

counseling and education, assessment, acute/chronic care, and

consultation/collaboration with other health care professionals, and community

resources. The focus will be on reducing barriers to care, examining, diagnosing, and

developing treatment plans for infections and injuries of the teeth and mouth.


Job Type: Full-time


Pay: $155,000 - $185,000 DOE


ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

● Adheres to the spirit of Waterfall Community Health Center to remove barriers to

care and our mission statement while performing assigned duties.

● Demonstrate the core values of Integrity, Respect, Accountability, Compassion,

Partnership, and Collaborative Communication.

● Obtains and records client's dental health history; evaluates patients’ intraoral &

peri-oral hard and soft tissue conditions; including caries, endodontic/periodontal

pathology, soft tissue, and developmental pathology.

● Diagnose and treat Emergency Dental situations such as toothaches, broken

teeth/restorations, dislodged crowns/bridges, broken dentures etc.

● Develop patient treatment plan; including preventative, endodontic, periodontal,

restorative, and follow-up care.

● Refer out complex endodontic, surgical, and periodontal treatment.

Demonstrate proficiency in the following: amalgam and composite restorations,

single and double canal endodontic therapy, extraction of erupted teeth and

roots, prophylaxis, periodontal scaling, and root planing.

● Counsel patients about their dental health, alleviating symptoms of chronic

dental conditions.

● Analyze records, reports, test results, or examination information to diagnose the

medical condition of the patient.

● Provides and prescribes medications within the area of specialty.

● Establishes and maintains client medical charts and other necessary records.

● Advance and maintain a personal knowledge base by pursuing continuing

education in order to enhance professional competence.

● Participate in the Clinical Quality Improvement and Quality Management

meetings and other meetings as requested by the supervisor and/or Senior

Leadership Team.

● Promote individual and organizational integrity by exhibiting ethical behavior to

maintain high standards

● Performs any other duties needed to help drive our Vision, fulfill our Mission, and

abide by our Organization’s Values.


EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:

● Graduate of an accredited dental school with a Degree in Dentistry; DDS/DMD

● 3 years experience preferred

● Unrestricted License in the State of Oregon.

● Current DEA certificate without restrictions.

● Language Skills: Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in

writing; additional languages preferred.

● Ability to be credentialed with Medicaid, Medicare, private and other insurance.

● Demonstrated commitment to high-quality health care for low-income, ethnically

diverse populations.


LICENSURES/CERTIFICATIONS REQUIREMENT:

● Graduate from an accredited dental school with a Doctoral Degree (DDS/DMD)

● Oregon State dental license

● DEA certification

● BLS certification


OFFICE:

The employee typically works in an office environment and uses a computer, telephone and other office equipment as needed to perform duties. The noise level in the work environment is typical of that of an office. The employee is regularly required to sit, talk, hear, frequently required to use repetitive hand motion, handle or feel, and to stand, walk, reach, bend or lift up to 20 pounds. Exposed to sick people. Reasonable accommodations may be requested to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


How To Apply: Go to the wfall.org website and visit our employment page for job listings or go directly to: https://www.wfall.org/jobs/general-dentist-2/

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