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General Dentist

Company: Mychn
Location: Alvin
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Preferred GPR or AEGC residencyAre you a person-centered and compassionate individual that believes in providing quality care that has positive effect on our communities? At Community Health Network, we are driven to create extraordinary experiences for our patients and employees. Our objective is to provide opportunities that develop and grow careers in a team-oriented environment focused on patient care.Tuition Reimbursement:This position may be eligible for HRSA NHSC Tuition Repayment for up to $75,000. Please visit nhsc.hrsa.gov for more information.Benefits:MyCHN offers comprehensive and competitive coverage to eligible MyCHN employees. We believe that health and financial wellness is key to a successful employee.PTO up to 128 hours starting offSick Time up to 40 hoursHealth Insurance with employer paid premiums for employeesDental Insurance with employer paid premiums for employees401(k) with up to 4% company matchingBasic Group Life Insurance with employer paid coverage of $15,000Vision, STD, LTD, Supplemental Life, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity, etc.Regional Placement:This position may require the applicant to work at multiple clinics. Our clinics are split into South and North regionsNorth: Pearland, Houston (Scarsdale Blvd), Alvin, League City, Bay Region- Bacliff, League City, and PasadenaSouth: Angleton, Lake Jackson, Clute, and FreeportJob Summary:To be a successful dentist in our health center, you should be caring, communicative, and experienced in diagnosing and treating dental ailments. This position will play a key role in providing quality dental care in our fast-growing primary and integrated care facilities. The dentist should also be skilled with the various tools and procedures needed to correct dental complaints and ensure the oral health of patients.The prime focus will be meeting with patients, examining, and assessing their dental health, perform scheduled cleanings, handle complex procedures and carrying out the treatment plan in a competent and efficient manner, such as fillings, root canals, and extractions. This position will also work with other staff members, such as dental hygienists and assistants, to provide our patients with high quality dental services. CHNs Dentists should be able to provide a comprehensive range of services to our patients and assist in the management of the practice and promote a collaboration of interprofessional continuum of care to our growing patient population.Duties and Responsibilities:Meeting with patients to discuss and treat dental concerns, perform routine exams and other preventative procedures, and establish a plan for better oral healthPerforming dental procedures, such as extractions, root canals, and filling of cavitiesApplying helpful agents to teeth, such as sealants or whitenersDesign and fit dental prosthetics, such as bridges, crowns and denturesPrescribing medications for dental problems, such as pain medications or antibiotics.Giving clients sedatives or anesthesia prior to administering treatment.Ordering diagnostic measures, such as x-rays, models, etc.Using tools, such as drills, probes, brushes, or mirrors, to examine and treat teeth and mouthKeeping records relating to the oral health of patients and the treatments given to themManaging and communicating with other staff members to provide care to patientsExamines individuals requesting care, diagnoses dental/oral conditions, prescribes, and carries out, or directs others in carrying out appropriate dental/oral treatment, or refers individuals for specialty consultation or treatment in conformance with approved clinical protocols and guidelinesRecords patient-dentist transactions as they occur in the patients dental record so that the dental record accurately and completely reflects the nature of the contact, the condition of the patient and the care or treatment provided. In addition, the Dentist shall complete referrals, data collection instruments and other records or paperwork as required by CHNEducates individuals in oral health related conditions and in the general promotion of oral health related disease preventionRequired Skills/Abilities:A consumer advocate for quality preventative and comprehensive dental health care and servicesAbility to work with people of all socioeconomic levelsAbility to maintain appropriate clinical privilegesFTCA coverage or private professional malpractice insurance obtainableHigh ethical standardsExcellent communication skillsMust be a team player, well-organized, and self-directedAbility to relate to people at all levels in the organizationAbility to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documentsAbility to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaintsMicrosoft officeAbility to operate computer, copier, and fax machinePreferred Skills/Abilities:Ability to be clinically fluent in SpanishKnowledge of public health principles and practicesAbility to maintain appropriate hospital privilegesOpen DentalRequired Education and Experience:Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) or Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree from a dental education program accredited by the Commission on Dental AccreditationLicensed by the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners as a general dentistPossess a National Board Dental Examination license for general dentistryDEAMust be eligible for Medicare/Medicaid provider participation at the time of hire and while employed with CHNPreferred Education and Experience:At least 4-6 years of clinical experienceGPR or AEGD residencySupervision Responsibilities:NonePhysical RequirementsFrequently required to sitFrequently required to talk and standFrequently required to utilize hand and finger dexterityThe employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 poundsSpecific frequently vision abilities required by this job include: Close vision, Color vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception, and Ability to adjust focusWork Environment:BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS EXPOSURE LEVEL: 1 (HIGH)Noise Level: ModeratePutting Our Heart into Your CareMyCHN (Community Health Network) is a local healthcare provider dedicated to providing excellence in care and service. We currently operate in Brazoria, Harris, and Galveston counties.MyCHN (Community Health Network) is a healthcare organization with 14 locations throughout the greater Houston area that offers multiple services for whole-person care.Benefits:Health insuranceDental insuranceVision insurancePaid time off401(k)401(k) matchingLife insuranceOtherFlexible scheduleDisability insuranceReferral programEmployee discountPaid trainingMileage reimbursementJob Type: fulltimeEducation: Doctoral degreeWork location: On-siteby Jobble

Keywords: Mychn, Houston , General Dentist, Healthcare , Alvin, Texas

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