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One Community Health


April 7, 2023




REPORTS TO:Dental Director

SUMMARY: This position will support One Community Health by providing comprehensive

primary oral health care and preventive dental care to patients in a community healthcare setting. 

The dentist will work directly with the Dental Director, and the dental team to provide high 

quality patient oriented dental care.


1. Performs patient exams, diagnoses dental disease and conditions, evaluates oral health and 

plans; and, provides treatment using principles of theories, and practices of dentistry.

2. Makes independent decisions in regards to replacement teeth, cleaning, fillings, and extractions 

with use of hand instruments, medication or other applicable services.

3. Assumes quality of care for all dental patients seen at One Community Health.

4. Adheres to the highest standard of dental practice, ethics and professionalism at all times.

5. Ability to enter dental services into the One Community Health Electronic Dental Record which 

accurately documents care or treatment.

6. Recommend changes in all dental clinical services or in general to improve patient flow, dental 

records, dental billing and appointment practices.

7. Helps train and educate dental ancillary staff to perform their duties when necessary and to 

understand policies, procedures, and protocols.

8. Maintain an affiliation with professional groups, dental associations and dental organizations.

9. Participates in community health events.

10. Ability to relate to public regardless of ethnic, religion, sexual orientation and economic 


11. Provides feedback and input on the Dental Department Policies and Procedures Manual.

12. Responsible for compliance of clinic personnel with OSHA standards, HIPAA privacy, and other 

applicable federal and state laws, regarding the practice of dentistry.

13. Participate in the Continuous Quality Improvement program as required and appropriate.

14. The dentist is also responsible for making sure that all patients are provided with an 

outstanding level of quality dental care.

15. As directed by the Dental Director, performs other related work or necessary tasks to achieve 

goals and objectives of the Dental Department and organization.

16. Participates in collaborative learning projects and quality improvement initiatives that One 

Community Health programs may engage in.


The Dentist will work collaboratively with both clinical and non-clinical staff to ensure that 

patient care is provided in a consistent manner. Collaboration may include but is not limited to 

team huddles, training, continuing education and maintenance of the Electronic Dental Record (EDR). 

The Dentist will achieve and maintain productivity and quality standards as directed by the Dental 

Director and One Community Health Quality Initiatives.




Each One Community Health employee is responsible for adhering to the California law and One 

Community policy which prohibits the unauthorized disclosure of information regarding a

patient’s medical history, dental, mental or physical conditions, or treatment without the 

expressed authorization of the patient or the patient’s legal representative.


•  Graduate from an accredited dental school.

•  Must have a current California Dental license.

•  Must have a Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) license.

•  Current CPR Certification

•  Professional clinical dental experience in practicing dentistry.

•  Interest in design and evaluation of efficiency of a dental program in a community health center 


•  Authoritative knowledge of the practice and techniques of dentistry as a general practitioner in 

a community health center is highly desirable.

•  Licenses required for this position must be kept current, valid, and in good standing with the 

presiding entity.

•  Maintain appropriate clinical privileges required.

•  Advanced Education in General Dentistry or General Practice Residency training is 


•  A minimum of 2 years clinical experience is preferred.


1. Familiarity with HIPPA, OSHA, and Laws/Regulations pertaining to the practice of dentistry in 


2. Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills.

3. Ability to use Electronic Health Record (EPIC/Wisdom) to document patient care.


1. Ability to bend, stoop, reach, stand, move from one area to the building to another on a regular 

basis, sit and use a computer for long periods to time.

2. Manual and physical dexterity needed to operate dental hand pieces and equipment, a computer 

keyboard and handle paper documents.

3. Sufficient near vision acuity to read information appearing on the computer display screen, in 

hand-written forms, and printed on paper.

4. Adequate hearing and verbal abilities to communicate effectively in person and by telephone.

5. Ability to lift and carry a stack of forms and documents weighing up to 25 pounds.

6. Any additional area-specific physical requirements

7. Perform all physical functions required to provide high quality dental procedures.


Desired Start Date

Competitive FQHC Salary with Loan Repayment Possible

Staff Dentist

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