Staff Pediatric Dentist

Chicago, Illinois
Negotiable + Benefits
Jul 22, 2021
Aug 21, 2021
Dental Hygienist
Contract Type
Job Type
Full Time

Why Howard Brown Health

  • A mission-driven organization for purpose-driven people. Howard Brown exists to eliminate the disparities in healthcare experienced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people through research, education and the provision of services that promote health and wellness
  • Community-based health clinics in some of Chicago’s most underserved neighborhoods
  • The largest LGBTQ health provider in the Midwest
  • Latinx inclusive community based on respect, equal opportunity, and appreciation of diversity to provide the culturally competent support and services within Howard Brown Health.


What is in it for you:


  • A commitment to work-life balance with:
    • 3-weeks paid vacation and 1-week of personal time
    • 12 accrued sick days per year
    •  9 paid holidays, including Juneteenth
    • PTO Exchange allows employees to turn unused PTO into liquid assets
  • Employer-sponsored health, dental, vision insurance with two PPO plans and an HMO plan.
    • BCBS HMO, PPO and PPO Select Plans
      • HMO premium = $27/month
    • BCBS Dental premium = $7.50/month
    • EyeMed Vision premium = $3.26/month
  • 401k program with up to 5% employer match after 90 days = $1,700+
  • Employer-paid basic life insurance valued at one times the annual salary up to $100K
  • Voluntary Life and AD&D, and Short-term and Long-term disability
  • Up to $720 pre-tax commuter and parking benefit account
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for healthcare and dependent care
  • Tuition Reimbursement and Student Loan Forgiveness Programs; NHSC & PSLF
  • Employee Assistance Program with 5 employer-paid counseling sessions
  • 50% off at Brown Elephant Resale Shops and discounts at local businesses

What you can expect: 

As a Staff Pediatric Dentist you will provide dental services in a community health center setting.

How you will make an impact:

  • Examine pediatric individuals requesting care, diagnoses their 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 guidelines.
  • Record patient dentist transactions as they occur in the patient’s 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 doctor shall complete referrals, data collections instruments and other records or paper works as shall be required from time to time by the health center.
  • Educate individuals in the nature of oral health related conditions and in the general promotion of oral health related disease prevention. Serve on the dental staff and other center committees as assigned.
  • Assist in the provision of technical assistance and health education to the community as requested.
  • Perform periodic evaluations of all Dental Department professional providers as directed by the health center policies.
  • Responsible for personal compliance with all applicable federal, state, local and center rules, regulations, protocols and procedures governing the practice of dentistry and the clinical provision of dental care as well as those relating to, but not limited to, personnel issues, work place safety, public health and confidentiality


What you will bring to Howard Brown Health

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Applicants must have a D.D.S. or D.M.D. degree
  • Advanced training in pediatric dentistry from an ADA accredited program and Board certification is also required.  Candidates must be eligible for local hospital credentialing
  • Ability to maintain appropriate clinical privileges required
  • FTCA coverage or private professional malpractice insurance obtainable


  • Unrestricted license to practice dentistry in the State of Illinois
  • Current CPR (BLS) certifications. ACLS preferred
  • Illinois DPS and DEA registrations
  • Medicare and Medicaid provider numbers