Title:Dentist (full-time) - International Circle
ID:4668 / 2031
Are you passionate about serving an underserved population? Do
you believe that everyone should have access to quality healthcare?
Do you want to work in a team environment in which everyone is
dedicated to this goal? Do you want to go to bed each night,
knowing you made a difference in someone’s life? Isn’t this why you
went to dental school? Peak Vista's Dental Clinics provide a
team-based approach to healthcare. This position offers an
excellent opportunity for career growth, providing a wide variety
of opportunities, including process and quality improvement,
mentorship, teaching and participating in research.
Peak Vista Community Health Centers is a non-profit healthcare
organization whose mission is to provide exceptional healthcare to
people facing access barriers through clinical programs and
education. We provide primary care services (medical, dental and
behavioral healthcare) through 27 outpatient health centers in El
Paso, Teller, Lincoln, Adams, Elbert and Kit Carson counties. Our
organization has over 950 employees and serves over 95,000 patients
in the Pikes Peak and East Central Plains region. We have post
graduate training programs, both nationally accredited, for Family
Medicine Residency, and primary care Nurse Practitioner
To uphold Peak Vista Community Health Center’s mission to
provide exceptional healthcare to people facing access barriers by
providing the highest level of dental practice.
To provide high quality dental care that is culturally
appropriate and prevention focused. Serves as a leader on the
dental team contributing to the smooth, efficient, operation of the
team, the Site and the Organization.
A. Education / Experience
Graduation from an approved School of Dentistry.
Possession of a current license to practice dentistry in the
State of Colorado.
B. Knowledge, skills and abilities:
Ability to diagnose and treat dental and oral disease.
Working knowledge of the principles, standard practices methods,
and techniques of dentistry.
Knowledge of preventative dentistry, risk-based care, and
educational/communication methodologies utilized in prevention.
Skill in oral operative techniques and ability to establish and
maintain effective working relationships with patients and
Ability to work in a team-based care environment required.
Understanding and application of practices and principles of
quality improvement (QI) preferred.
Sensitivity to low income and ethnic minority community a
+ + Provides care in the following disciplines of general dental
practice: diagnosis, preventative dentistry, operative dentistry,
pedodontics, periodontics, removable prosthodontics, endodontics,
fixed prosthodontics, oral surgery and orthodontics.
Expansion of skills as commensurate with clinical capabilities
and continuing education
Supports and teaches team members at the site. Teaches students
enrolled in a relevant health-profession training program.
Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of general dental
practice, including accepted and evidence-based treatment
methodologies, and risk-based care practices.
Ensures optimal access to care through clinical productivity and
a willingness to consider and address patient barriers to care.
Engages effectively with team members outside of dental and
supports overall integration of Peak Vista systems, particularly
between medical behavioral health and dental clinical teams.
Effective use of the electronic dental and health records (EDR,
EHR), registries and templates.
Full-time and Part-time availability
Competitive compensation and benefits
Five weeks paid time off plus 9 paid holidays
Generous CE time and budget allowance
403b contribution and match available if eligible
Malpractice insurance coverage
Great working conditions
Terrific team environment
Focus on patient satisfaction
*Successful candidates will complete pre-employment screening;
which includes, but is not limited to a Criminal Background check.
Peak Vista Community Health Centers is a drug and alcohol free
workplace an an Equal Opportunity Employer.
**PVCHC participates in the Electronic Employment Verification
Program. E-Verify is an Internet-based system that compares
information from an employee’s I-9 to data from the U.S. Department
of Homeland Security and Social Security Administration Records. To
learn more, visit: everify.com
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