We are seeking a detail-oriented, thorough, and knowledgeable dentist to join our team. To be a successful Dentist, you should be caring, communicative, and experienced in diagnosing and treating dental ailments. You will meet with patients, assess their dental health, perform scheduled cleanings, handle complex procedures, such as root canals, extractions, and oral surgery, and work with other staff members, such as dental hygienists and assistants, to provide our clients with quality dental services.
As a Dentist at Sierra Family, you are expected to provide compassionate, quality care to a varied and underserved patient population. You will work closely with the Medical and Behavioral Health Departments in an effort to provide comprehensive, integrated care to all our patients. Sierra Family is a Federally Qualified Health Center with a loan repayment program through NSHC & Nurse Corps.
Meeting with patients to discuss and treat dental concerns, performing regular cleanings and other preventative procedures, and establish a plan for better dental hygiene.
Performing dental procedures, such as extractions, root canals, and filling cavities.
Correcting bite issues and overcrowding.
Applying helpful agents to teeth, such as sealants or whiteners.
Prescribing medications for dental problems, such as pain medications or antibiotics.
Giving clients sedatives or anesthesia prior to administering treatments.
Ordering diagnostic measures, such as x-rays, models, etc.
Using tools, such as drills, probes, brushes, or mirrors, to examine and treat teeth and mouth.
Keeping records relating to the oral health of patients and the treatments given to them.
Managing and communicating with other staff members to provide care to patients.
Dentist Requirements and Qualifications:
D.S. or D.M.D. from a school accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) and American Dental Association
Licensed to practice in California
Certified in CPR
Good interpersonal skills and communication
Computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office Suite
Accurate and precise attention to detail
Compassionate and caring of patients
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Able to work in an intense, concentrated environment
Calm and cool-headed with a positive attitude
Complies with all office, local, state, and American Dental Association regulations, protocols, and procedure
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About SIERRA FAMILY MEDICAL CLINIC
Sierra Family Health Center provides comprehensive, compassionate and high-quality medical, dental and behavioral health care to our culturally diverse communities on the North San Juan Ridge in Nevada County and at Oregon House in Yuba County. We have expansive services in Medical, Dental and Behavioral Health, as well as programs in substance use treatment, opioid avoidance, and in mindfulness meditation to reduce stress, pain and the effects of illness.
Sierra Family Health Center is a fully Federally Qualified Health Center in the Sierra Nevada Mountains in northern California, an hour away from skiing, ten minutes away from the South Yuba River, fifteen minutes from the gold-country towns of Nevada City and Grass Valley, an hour to the Feather River, Malakoff Diggins and Empire Mine, Tahoe National Forest. The area is known for its spectacular hiking, strong music, theater, and general arts culture, organic farming, wineries, and biking.