La Clinica de Familia, Inc. (LCDF) is a private, not-for-profit federally qualified health center (FQHC) that was established in Doña Ana County, New Mexico in 1978. LCDF provides quality health care for the entire family through a system of seven medical clinics, five dental clinics, three school based clinics, behavioral health services, an Early Head Start program, a Healthy Start program, and a Promotora program. LCDF health and social services programs are funded by grants, contracts, and fees-for-services. LCDF funding sources include the U.S. Department of HHS - HRSA - Bureau of Primary Care; the State of New Mexico; Doña Ana County; City of Las Cruces; Medicaid and Medicare; commercial insurance; sliding scale fees paid out-of-pocket by patients; and private foundations.
Responsible for direct rendering of dental services and for managing the overall operation of dental care services provided by LCDF on a daily basis.
Detailed Job Duties:
Personally rendering emergency, basic, and preventive dental services for LCDF in compliance with applicable standards for quality clinical care. Specific dental services include:
Additional duties include:
Limited Supervisory Responsibilities:
Responsible for the supervision of four dental assistants and one dental hygienist one day each week (or as needed) when the Chief Dental Officer not in the office. These duties include:
Requires Doctor of Dental Surgery or Doctor of Dental Medicine (DDM) degree from an accredited college endorsed by the American Dental Association (ADA) and one year of experience; excellent interpersonal and communication skills; ability to handle disputes with tact and diplomacy; sensitivity to the socio-economic, cultural, and ethnic composition of the LCDF patient population; ability and initiative to gain knowledge of the community services available to LCDF patients; basic budgeting principles and procedures; administration of OSHA as it pertains to a dental practice; New Mexico Board of Dentistry Dental Health Care license to practice dentistry; New Mexico Board of Pharmacy certification/DEA certification; criminal background check, TB screen, and drug testing prior to hiring; and valid driver's license and current automobile insurance (used in the course of employment when needed (ex: emergency calls/pages).
Spanish-speaking a plus. Contact Tomasa Shanbhag, Director of Physician and Clinical Recruitment, La Clinica de Familia, Inc., at 575-526-1105 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. EOE
*Life & AD&D
*Short Term Disability
*Long Term Disability
*Supplement Life Insurance