Dentist

Location: Las Cruces

Department: Dental


Job Description:

Render dental services and be actively responsible for the supervision of Dental Assistant, Dental Hygienist, and receptionist. Will safeguard resources and ensure general equipment and facilities are maintained in best condition possible. Under the general supervision of the Dental Director, the Dentist is responsible for administering, maintaining, and expanding a program of primary (and in selected cases, secondary) care and preventive dental care in a community health center setting. * Position Responsibilities:*

  1. Performs quality clinical and radio graphic evaluations to diagnose and treat diseases of the oral cavity.
  2. Promotes oral health by providing educational information on all phases of preventive and restorative dentistry and oral hygiene.
  3. Reviews and follows all dental clinic protocols, policies, and procedures
  4. Documents and follows treatment plans that include appropriate preventive and restorative therapy.
  5. Manage medical/dental history with a comprehensive evaluation of the patient's general health.
  6. Address all contra-indications pertaining to treatment and identify patient's chief complaint or reason for visit.
  7. Maintain the baseline radiography and any other radiography necessary to diagnose and treatment plan the case.

Job Requirements:

Doctor of Dentistry degree from an Accredited College and endorsed by the American Dental. License and/or Certification: Current NM driver's license and auto insurance. Required licenses to practice Dentistry, NM Dental License, DEA, CSR, and CPR.Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with/without reasonable accommodation. Bilingual English/Spanish a plus. Must be willing to use personal vehicle in the course of employment. Must submit to LCDF required background check, TB screen and drug testing.Must be willing to travel.


Benefits:

Health Insurance - PPO
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
401(K) with employer matching
Life and AD&D Insurance
Short Term Disability
Long Term Disability
Supplement Life Insurance
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Holidays (9)
Education Reimbursement
Cafeteria Plan
Employee Assistance Program
Travel Reimbursement