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Full Time and Part Time General Dentist

Employer
Santa Clara Valley Healthcare
Location
San Jose, California
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jun 29, 2024

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Position
General Dentist, Employee Dentist
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Type
Full Time, Part Time

Better Health for All

 

County of Santa Clara Health System (CSCHS), a large public teaching healthcare system, affiliated with Stanford University School of Medicine, is seeking a full-time general dentist, with GPR certification preferred or current experience and competency in hospital dentistry acceptable, to join our dynamic practice in our Department of Surgery, Division of Dentistry.

We offer the unparalleled opportunity to gain the long-term personal and professional satisfaction of serving our patients and our diverse community, while teaching the next generation of health care providers, in one of the best places to live in the United States.

 

About the organization

County of Santa Clara Health System (CSCHS) is the second-largest County-owned health and hospital system in California and is committed to improving the health of the 1.9 million people of Santa Clara County. Santa Clara Valley Healthcare (SCVH), an agency of CSCHS, is comprised of three hospitals:  Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (SCVMC - a 731-bed central hospital), O’Connor Hospital (OCH - 358 licensed beds), and Saint Louise Regional Hospital (SLRH – 93 licensed beds).  In addition CSCHS includes a large primary care network comprised of eleven health centers throughout the County, several urgent care clinics, a broad-range of specialty services in our Valley Specialty Center, comprehensive dental services, a large behavioral health department, public health, EMS, and Valley Health Plan.  

SCVMC itself hosts four residency and one fellowship training programs and partners with Stanford University Medical Center for the training of residents and fellows in many Stanford-based specialties.  SCVMC also features a Level 1 Trauma Center, Level 2 Pediatric Trauma Center, ABA verified Burn Center, Primary Stroke Center, and a nationally recognized CARF-accredited Rehabilitation Center.  Owing to its geographic location and specialty offerings, SCVMC not only serves the County, but also the larger region.  

Providers in our health system also have the opportunity to use our integrated electronic health record (Epic), which brings together system-wide patient information.   The Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) recognized SCVMC for achieving its highest level of success (Stage 7), based on our continuous innovation and optimization of our inpatient and outpatient EHR.

 

About the community

Santa Clara Valley Healthcare is located in San Jose, California in the heart of Silicon Valley, offering a diverse choice of cultural, recreational, and lifestyle opportunities.  Our physicians live in a range of communities, including urban (e.g., San Francisco), university (e.g., Palo Alto), high tech (e.g., many cities of Silicon Valley), mountain (e.g., Los Gatos), beach (e.g. Santa Cruz), and rural/agricultural (e.g., Morgan Hill and Gilroy).  Situated in one of the most desirable regions of the country – only 45 minutes from the Monterey Bay and three hours from the Sierra Nevada – our physicians enjoy a very high quality of life.

 

About the Division

The Division of Dental Services consists of nine community clinics throughout the County of Santa Clara, including hospital dental care at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center.

 

About the Position

We are seeking a part time or full-time dentist with training and experience in hospital-based dentistry to provide comprehensive dental care at our hospitals and clinics within Santa Clara County. The successful candidate will provide hospital based dental care as well as outpatient care.  This will include inpatient dental procedures, dental Operating Room cases and pediatric dental sedation cases in our Pediatric Short Stay Unit. Comprehensive outpatient dental care for our patients will include hygiene, operative, pediatric, crown and bridge, removable, endodontic, oral surgery, and emergency dental care. The hospital-based dentist will also provide call coverage for emergency dental care in the Emergency Department and inpatient units.

 

About compensation

We offer competitive compensation, generous comprehensive benefit package (including 54 days of leave per year ), paid malpractice (with tail coverage), vibrant professional environment, opportunity for career growth, and the opportunity to serve a multicultural patient population.   

If you are interested in joining a practice with unparalleled personal and professional advantages, then please submit your letter of interest and CV to Roya Rousta.

 

 

The San Francisco Bay Area is well known for its rich diversity of cultures.  Santa Clara County Health System (CSCHS) seeks candidates whose experiences have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The County of Santa Clara is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious belief, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or preference, pregnancy, marital status, disability, medical condition, political belief, veterans status, organizational affiliation or association with any individual in any of these groups.  CSCHS is committed to inclusion for all of its patients, employees, and community.

 

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