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Waterfall Community Health Center


September 29, 2023


North Bend


Job Title: General Dentist

Job Category:  Dental

Wage Classification: Salaried/Exempt

Location: Dental Clinic

Position Type/Status: Full-time, benefitted

Travel: Minimal

Salary Range: $155,000 - $185,000 DOE

Reports to: Chief Medical Officer

Manages Direct Reports: Yes

HR Review & Approval: 09/19/23

Job Description

Job Purpose:

Function as a Dentist, DDS, or DMD in a team and mission-based setting to deliver dental care to patients, including health promotion/maintenance, counseling and education, assessment, acute/chronic care, 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.


•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 condition; 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 a 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 planning.  

•Counsel patients about their dental health, alleviating symptoms of chronic dental conditions.

•Analyze records, reports, test results, or examination information to diagnose the patient's medical condition.

•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 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, 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 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.


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

•Oregon State dental license

•DEA certification 

•BLS certification or training class completed within 6 months of hire

•Non-violent Crisis Intervention Comprehensive training class completed within 6 months of hire and recertify prior to the expiration date. 

Physical Requirements:

•Prolonged periods sitting, bending, and/or leaning over patients, or standing at a workstation using a computer.  Repetitive use of hands and handheld tools of the trade.

•Able to lift up to 20 pounds at times.

•Able to travel as needed.


* PTO Accrual (up to 193 hours per year)

* 7 Paid Holidays

* Medical/Dental/Vision 100% employer paid

* 401K Retirement Plan 6% match

* Employees are eligible for 2% semi-annual retention bonus.


* Short Term Disability -options for long term disability

* $50,000 life insurance policy- options for additional voluntary life

* Health & Fitness Gym membership Discount


Desired Start Date

$155,000 - $185,000

General Dentist

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