Chief Dental Officer

Family Care Health Centers
Saint Louis, Missouri (US)
Starting at $134,409 a year plus medical benefits, paid time off, holiday pay, and more.
Closing date
Sep 18, 2023

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Full Time

Job Details

Family Care Health Centers is excited to announce our NEW Chief Dental Officer position. We are on the hunt for top talent to help complete our dental team! We are seeking candidates who are experienced, talented, and eager to take on challenges. If you are looking to take your career to the next level, apply TODAY! COVID vaccine, FLU vaccine, and PPD screening are required for employment at FCHC.

The Chief Dental Officer is responsible for overseeing the development, management, and provision of primary oral services and education withing the agency. As Chief Dental Officer, it is your responsibility to ensure that all service standards are met and delivered in an effective quality manner. Additional responsibilities for Chief Dental Officer include providing comprehensive dental care including examination, diagnosis, treatment, patient counseling, referral, and follow up, providing telephone consultation to clients and families, and maintaining appropriate policies, protocols, records, reports, and statistical date relevant to services provided. The Chief Dental Officer is also responsible for maintaining a safe and hazardous free environment, consulting with staff members regarding the oral health care needs of clients, participating in FCHC’s system of after-hours coverage and arranges for provision of emergency services, participating in the development of in-service programs related to dental health issues, and providing supervision, orientation, and evaluation of Dental Staff, as well as, hires, schedules, assignments, and leave time for such staff.

Join our team, let’s achieve GREATNESS together!


Chief Dental Officer Duties: (This is a comprehensive list of duties that tie into our job posting)

  • Contribute to Public Health activities as appropriate.
  • Participates on Management Team and other committees as assigned.
  • Represents the Center at meetings, conferences, and committees as assigned by the Chief Executive Officer

Chief Dental Officer Qualifications:


  • Doctor of Dental Surgery or Dental Medicine Required.
  • License to practice medicine in the State of Missouri and be in good standing.
  • Drug license and Medicaid provider enrollment number required.
  • Work experience in urban community health setting preferred.

FCHC Benefits

  • 401(k)
  • Medical Benefits: (Health, Dental, Vision, and Life)
  • Flexible spending account
  • Paid time off
  • Holiday pay
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program (NEW!)

FCHC Mission Statement

To promote affordable and accessible comprehensive primary care services to anyone, with emphasis on the medically underserved, and to train a primary care workforce in order to promote the general health of the service area.





About Us

As one of the leading community health care providers in St. Louis, Family Care Health Centers is dedicated to providing comprehensive primary health care services to the residents of St. Louis. With two state-of-the-art facilities in the metropolitan area, Family Care also works to improve the overall health of the communities it serves by reducing barriers to health care. Family Care Health Centers provides care at a third site located within Places for People.

Comprehensive health care is provided regardless of one’s health insurance status. Family Care Health Centers accepts private, Medicaid and Medicare insurance plans. To bridge communication gaps with non-English speaking patients, staff provides interpretation services for Hispanic, Bosnian, Vietnamese, and Somali patients and uses outside resources for patients speaking other languages.

Family Care Health Centers offers patients convenience, quality and innovation in primary care. Our Providers use evidence-based medical care to address your physical and mental health needs. We coordinate your care across multiple care settings – visits to sub-specialists, the ER and the hospital. Through our exchange of information, we help you better understand your medical conditions and provide the education and tools you need to take charge of your health. Our Health Centers offer convenient hours of operation including 24-hour access to physician telephone consultation for emergencies – all part of Family Care Health Centers’ commitment to being your “Health Care Partner For Life”.

Mission Statement

To provide affordable and accessible comprehensive primary care services to anyone, with emphasis on the medically underserved, and to train a primary care workforce in order to promote the general health of the service area. 

Dental Services:

Dental services include cleanings, sealants, fillings, extractions, root canals, crowns, partials and full dentures. Staff provide referrals should a specialist be needed to meet a patient’s specific oral health needs. Thorough exams and x-rays are conducted at each initial visit. Please note that we do limited oral surgery and do not provide any orthodontic (braces) treatment.

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