Community Health Center

  • Mobile Dentist--Stamford (32 Hours)

    Job Locations US-CT-Norwalk
    Posted Date 4 months ago(8/22/2018 9:07 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-6002
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Dental
  • Overview

    Community Health Center, Inc. (CHC) is one of the country’s most creative and dynamic providers of primary medical, dental, and behavioral health services, and a leader in practice-based research, health professionals training, and use of innovative technologies to advance health and healthcare. CHC is designated as a federally qualified health center and a patient-centered medical home by HRSA, the Joint Commission, and NCQA, respectively. We deliver more than 500,000 patient visits per year from primary care hubs and community clinics across the state of CT, all connected by technology and common standards for quality. We employ several hundred medical, dental, and behavioral health providers who are engaged in practice, teaching, and research. Our Weitzman Institute is devoted to research and practice transformation and is recognized around the country as one of the premier research institutes focused on improving health care and health outcomes for special and vulnerable populations. In addition, the organization has developed three wholly owned subsidiaries from the original pilot developments within the Weitzman Institute: the National Nurse Practitioner Residency and Fellowship Training Consortium (NNPRFTC), the National Institute for Medical Assistant Advancement, and the Community eConsult Network.

    Responsibilities

    Full Time Dentist Role - supporting our Mobile Dental Program & Initiatives, must be willing to travel throughout the state.  Requires reliable transportation and flexibility.

    Primary Location:  Stamford, CT

     

     

    Must be able to travel across sites, including school CHC dental offices (role does receive mileage reimbursement).

     

    Responsibilities: 

     

    Provides diagnosis and treatment planning of routine and emergency dental patients.  Provides general dentistry services to target population according to the mission and goals of CHC. Assists with orientation, training & development of dental clinical personnel (includes students, residents).

     

    Qualifications:

     

    1. Education - DDS or DMD degree from accredited dental school required.
    2. Residency - (preferred) GPR or AEGD certification OR 1-2 years general dental clinical experience.
    3. Licensure - State of Connecticut dental license, NERB or Regional Dental Boards, DEA (Federal and State) active licensure.
    4. Interest in providing care to diverse patient population.
    5. Written and oral bilingual fluency in language spoken by our patient population (for example, English/Spanish or English/Polish) strongly preferred.
    6. CHC requires as a condition of employment current American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer and AED (CPR/FPR/AED) certification. The only acceptable alternative is current American Heart Association BLS/AED for Healthcare Providers certification. 

    Qualifications

    Education
    DDS (Doctor of Dental Surgery)

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