Staff Dentist - Denver Health Medical Center

Location
Denver, Colorado (US)
Salary
Salary commensurate with experience
Posted
Jul 22, 2021
Closes
Aug 21, 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Type
Full Time

The Dental Department at Denver Health Medical Center is recruiting for a Staff Dentist to join our Dental team.  Our team of dental providers is committed to providing high quality dental services to a all patients regardless of ability to payUnder minimal supervision, diagnose, prevent, and treat problems with teeth or mouth tissue. Remove decay, fill cavities, examine, x-rays, place protective plastic sealants on children's teeth, straighten teeth, and repair fractured teeth. Perform corrective surgery on gums and supporting bones to treat gum diseases. Extract teeth and make models and measurements for dentures to replace missing teeth. Provide instruction on diet, brushing, flossing, the use of fluorides, and other aspects of dental care.  Administer anesthetics and write prescriptions for antibiotics and other medications.

Supervisory Responsibilities
None.

Work Type
Full time

Experience:
One year required or a GPR/AEGD program can be substituted for the one year of practice experience.

Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality academic health care system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Health system includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 525-bed acute care medical center, Denver’s 911 emergency medical response system, 8 family health centers, 15 school-based health centers, the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public Health Department, an HMO, and The Denver Health Foundation. As Colorado’s primary safety net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided more than $3.3 billion in care for the uninsured in the last ten years. Denver Health is a leader in performance and quality improvements and remains financially secure, in part, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles in healthcare.

Denver Health is a major resource to the community, serving approximately 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year. Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.

Denver Health values the unique ideas, talents, contributions reflective of the needs of our community. We are an institution committed to anti-racism in our workplace hiring practices and policies; diversity, equity, and inclusion constitute the fabric of our work culture. Diverse teams in an inclusive environment make better decisions, are more equipped to solve complex problems, adapt to change, produce better outcomes and are fundamental to our innovation. We actively foster a culture of inclusion in order to enhance the quality of care and safety for each patient at Denver Health.

We strive to attract, develop, and retain highly qualified, diverse individuals representative of our community, to draw on the wisdom of a workforce that reflects our community and better understands and meets the needs of those we serve.

Interested applicants should apply online or submit CV and cover letter to:
Aaron Ortiz, Manager Provider Recruitment
aaron.ortiz@dhha.org