Family Care Health Centers
Saint Louis, Missouri
Staring salary of $120,016 plus medical benefits, paid time off, holiday pay, and more!
Closing date
Sep 18, 2023

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General Dentist
Contract Type
Job Type
Full Time

Job Details

Family Care Health Centers is on the hunt for top talent! Our Forest Park location has a Dentist opening, and we are seeking candidates who are enthusiastic, motivated, hardworking, and flexible. FCHC provides a culture of teamwork, professionalism, and mutual respect. If you are looking to be a part of something great, we are hiring NOW! COVID vaccine, FLU vaccine, and TB Screening are required for employment at FCHC.

As a member of FCHC, the Dentist is responsible for overseeing the development, management, and provision of primary oral health services and education. It is also the responsibility of the Dentist to provide comprehensive dental care including examination, diagnosis, treatment, patient counseling, referral, and follow-up. Additional responsibilities include the following:

  • Provides telephone consultation to clients and families as necessary.
  • Maintains appropriate policies, protocols, records, reports and statistical data relevant to services provided.
  • Contributes to the quality and maintenance of onsite clinical support services such as sterilization laboratory, emergency kit, specialty referrals, as well as for the arrangements pertaining to outside clinical support services such as specialty referrals.
  • Consults with staff members regarding the oral health care needs of individual clients.
  • Participates in Center’s system of after-hours coverage and arranges for provision of emergency services. Works cooperatively with management staff to integrate preventative dental services within Center programming.
  • Participates in the development of in-service programs related to dental health issues.
  • Accepts assignments and responsibilities regarding time schedules for patient care, committee work, quality improvement and other areas related to special competence.
  • Provides supervision, orientation, and evaluation of Dental Staff, as well as hires, schedules assignments and leave times for such staff.
  • Serves as primary site advisor on dental service needs to the Chief Executive Officer and Board of Directors. Regularly evaluates dental provider productivity and takes action to meet encounter expectations.

Qualifications for Dentist:

  • Doctor of Dental Surgery or Dental Medicine required. License to practice medicine in the State of Missouri and in good standing required. 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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